Links 6/11/20

Links for you. Science:

Top U.S. scientists left out of White House selection of COVID-19 vaccine short list
The U.S. Gets Serious About Catching Up to China in R&D
The Sea’s Weirdest Creatures, Now in ‘Staggering’ Detail
New U.S. Data Rules Aim at Clearing Up Jumbled Virus Picture
Tokyo university startup develops coronavirus-catching fabric


If We Could See Ourselves from the Outside (excellent, though it didn’t use the phrase “fundamentalist stronghold”)
Editor of Alabama newspaper calls for the Ku Klux Klan to ‘night ride again’: The editorial in the Democrat-Reporter weekly in Linden railed against Democrats who “are plotting to raise taxes” in the state.
Trump’s Public-Relations Army: Will the military allow the President to use it for political advantage? (“Some of the leaders are blatantly political… The fear is that President Trump refuses to leave, and National Guard troops surround the White House.”)
Burn Down The Whole Damn Orchard
What It’s Like to Get Doxed for Taking a Bike Ride
I’m a black climate expert. Racism derails our efforts to save the planet.
Why The Small Protests In Small Towns Across America Matter
Thinking About Getting Tested for Covid-19 After Attending the Protests? Here Are Some Testing Sites Around DC.
Ukrainian prosecutors find no evidence against Hunter Biden
COVID vaccine execs hyped vague data to cash in $90M in stock, watchdog says
Stop blaming everything bad on anarchists (the outlet is very interesting…)
George Floyd protests created a surge in voter registrations, groups say
Illinois’ Top Legal Officer Wants To License Cops, Just Like Doctors, Hairdressers
In Klamath Falls, Oregon, victory declared over antifa, which never showed up
QAnon followers melt down after K-Pop fans take over their hashtags
The lethal history of rubber bullets—and why they should never be used on peaceful protesters
Robert E. Lee is my ancestor. Take down his statue, and let his cause be lost.
A Brief History of the Codpiece, the Personal Protection for Renaissance Equipment
In Minneapolis it’s AIM that serves and protects
Translating Black Lives Matter into Yiddish
Why Bodegas Are Essential to Black and Brown Communities

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