Links 6/15/20

Links for you. Science:

Abortion opponents protest COVID-19 vaccines’ use of fetal cells
Three big studies dim hopes that hydroxychloroquine can treat or prevent COVID-19
Urban foxes may be self-domesticating in our midst
Surgisphere: mass audit of papers linked to firm behind hydroxychloroquine Lancet study scandal (I never understand cheating; it’s so much work)
SARS-CoV-2 Infections and Serologic Responses from a Sample of U.S. Navy Service Members — USS Theodore Roosevelt, April 2020


How Do We Change America? The quest to transform this country cannot be limited to challenging its brutal police. (absolute must-read)
Florida’s Flooded Future: ‘Retreat While There’s Still Time’
America Fails the Marshmallow Test: We lack the will to beat Covid-19.
This group is trying to make it more expensive for you to have rooftop solar
Hispanic Community Hit Hard by COVID-19 in Fairfax County
‘What I saw was just absolutely wrong’: National Guardsmen struggle with their role in controlling protests
What Republicans Really Mean When They Talk About “Law and Order”
Postmates Still Hasn’t Complied With D.C.’s 15 Percent Commission Fee Cap. “I wish everyone would turn Postmates off. Then they’d have to do the right thing.” (‘disruption’, which is to say, illegal activity)
Trump is spreading a dangerous conspiracy theory about antifa
Was ‘the Resistance’ wrong to focus on Trump?
Aggressive Tactics by National Guard, Ordered to Appease Trump, Wounded the Military, Too
The Looming Bank Collapse: The U.S. financial system could be on the cusp of calamity. This time, we might not be able to save it.
The Unmasking of America: How the Trump Administration’s Negligence Deprived Healthcare Workers of N95 Masks in a Pandemic
Amazon Price-Gouging Crackdown Worsened Shortage of Sanitizer, Wipes
What Never Trump Republicans deserve: The thanks of a grateful nation, and nothing more: Democrats should feel zero obligation to put a Never Trumper in the Cabinet or on any federal court. We’re done choking on our own olive branches.
Good Riddance to One of America’s Strongest Police Secrecy Laws
The Real Snowflakes on the Op-Ed Page: Why are critics of cancel culture so scared of criticism?
How Black Lives Matter Can Be Turned Into Anti-Unionism
How Did Brooke Pinto Win the Ward 2 Council Primary? Brooke Pinto had no business winning the Ward 2 Democratic primary race. How did she win the seat in a field of experienced candidates?
D.C. Protesters Tell Their Stories: Images and stories from this weekend’s protests against anti-black racism and police brutality.
Archaeologists may have found site of the Red Lion, London’s first playhouse

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