Links 6/13/20

Links for you. Science:

Prevalence of Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Narrative Review
The effect of large-scale anti-contagion policies on the COVID-19 pandemic
Scientists are struggling to quickly find a vaccine that can vanquish coronavirus
Development of an inactivated vaccine candidate, BBIBP-CorV, with potent protection against SARS-CoV-2
COVID-19 Can Last for Several Months: The disease’s “long-haulers” have endured relentless waves of debilitating symptoms—and disbelief from doctors and friends.


A pro-Trump, homophobic ‘Democrat’ could win the bluest district in the U.S. This man can stop him (primaries matter. Vote in them)
Washington, D.C., Deserves Statehood: Trump transformed my hometown into a war zone, underscoring the imperative that the capital should be the 51st state.
What ‘Defund the Police’ Really Means, and How It Could Be Effective. Historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad on the history of racist law enforcement, and what meaningful change could look like.
A Northern Irishman Can Tell You All About Using the Military for Law Enforcement
The Austin Police Department Explains Its Bizarre Thank-You Card Tweet
The Word ‘Reform’ Has Lost All Credibility When It Comes to Policing: The “defund” framing is necessary because we’ve seen almost 50 years of debate about police “reform” only to see all the problems get worse.
How The Antifa Fantasy Spread In Small Towns Across The U.S. Rumors of roving bands of Antifa have followed small protests all over the United States. Why are people so ready to believe them?
One week ago MPD lured, trapped, roughed up and arrested 194 nonviolent protesters on #SwannStreet – while pepper-spraying and besieging protesters who were given shelter in a private home. (this is why Bowser shouldn’t be viewed as a hero)
Go-Go Star Shorty Corleone to Launch a Wing Joint in Anacostia: The Rare Essence vocalist is behind DCity Wings & Shorty’s.
Statehood Gets New Congressional Sponsors A Week After Trump Deploys Federal Troops On D.C. Streets
A Playbook for Transit Recovery from D.C.
Democracy of Speed
Liberals: Don’t Be Afraid of Calls to Defund the Police (“I’ve finally realized: It’s time for those of us who grew up in the shadow of the Reagan revolution either to shut up and listen, or exit stage left.”)
Bernie Sanders Is Not Done Fighting: The senator on the protests, his phone calls with Joe Biden, and when to compromise.
In Japan and France, Riding Transit Looks Surprisingly Safe. No coronavirus clusters have been found on subways, trains and buses in those countries. Does that mean public transportation is less risky than thought?
Why I’m Not Worried About America’s Trillion-Dollar Deficits
The coming campaign to rescue Trump could get a lot uglier
RE: About Your Tweet
Fliers Beware: Poor Mask Discipline Endemic Even Among Airline, Airport Staff
The Times And Our Obligation to Civil Society

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