Links 6/18/20

Links for you. Science:

NIH launches preprint pilot to expand discovery of NIH-funded research
Asymptomatic coronavirus spread is real. The confusing WHO remark and walk-back, explained.
Trump Administration Eliminates Protections for Vast Ocean Monument
A Deadly Mosquito-Borne Illness Is Brewing in the Northeast
Scientists predicted that the coronavirus death rate would fall over time, but instead it doubled. Here’s why it now hovers at 6%.


From the Civil War to the football field, we have been celebrating the wrong values
How to Spot Police Surveillance Tools
Suggested Slogans for the Biden Campaign
White tribalism is under assault — from white people. That’s an amazing development
Bernie Lost Because America Doesn’t Have a Strong Labor Movement
Working Nine-to-Nine
‘To Say That She’s An Abusive Figure Is An Understatement’: At ABC News, Toxicity Thrives
Unemployment scam is locking out those with legitimate claims to benefits (if we had postal banking, this wouldn’t be an issue)
The Violent Extremist Threat That’s Growing During Nationwide Protests: As Donald Trump warns of antifa, far-right extremists linked to the Boogaloo movement have been repeatedly charged with attacks.
Venturing out? Here’s how to reduce risk of COVID-19 infection, according to the CDC
Trump Administration Says It’s Not Forcing People Back To Work. Workers Disagree. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia is letting states deny unemployment benefits even to people at risk of severe COVID-19 illness. (Scalia is an ideologue who doesn’t believe anyone should have unemployment benefits)
Police data belongs to the people. Radical transparency in policing would be an important departure from the status quo. Here are five data sets departments should start sharing widely.
Forgive Tucker Carlson for his panicky desperation. His world is collapsing.
New normal for hospitals: Reconfigured spaces, staggered appointments, and COVID tests for admitted patients
Top Republicans have no comment as QAnon backer heads to House runoff in Georgia
It’s Time For New Monuments
Generation Z can claim Generation X is a bunch of old fogeys that don’t understand what’s going on in today’s world but the fact is, most of the tech Generation Z enjoys was invented/founded by GENERATION X.
America Explodes
Most Americans Want Police Reform But Don’t Back ‘Defund The Police’. Most of the public, including Republicans, think there needs to be some reform, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds.
Democracy’s Red Line
Trump’s halting walk down ramp raises new health questions

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