Links 6/22/20

Links for you. Science:

The Scientist, the Air and the Virus. Most of us had never heard of aerosol science before the pandemic. Then Virginia Tech’s Linsey Marr showed up and became our tour guide to the invisible world of airborne particles.
Face masks don’t even have to work especially well to be effective. But to stop the pandemic, they have to be combined with lockdowns.
Broad neutralization of SARS-related viruses by human monoclonal antibodies
Coronavirus breakthrough: dexamethasone is first drug shown to save lives
Trump’s COVID Data Crunchers See Coronavirus Racing Down America’s Major Highways


The word “sex” was indeed introduced into Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act by Howard Smith (D, VA), a segregationist. Smith would have been happy to see the bill sunk, but the story is a bit more complicated.
D.C. Residents With Felony Convictions Can Now Serve On Some Juries A Year After Release
In Dayton’s Oregon District, woman punches rifle-toting ‘white supremacist’ in face
Revolutions Happen. This Might Be Ours. Sometimes political orders break apart. But beware the dangers of what comes next.
Tony Redz, 1974–2020. The go-go community remembers the radio personality and rapper.
Orange County health officer who mandated face masks resigns after facing threats and protests at her home
D.C. Plans To Mail Every Voter A Ballot For November’s Presidential Election
Racism is alive and well in Loudoun County. It always has been.
236 people got the coronavirus after an Oregon church held services during lockdown — more evidence that religious gatherings are superspreading hotspots (the last paragraph…)
Demand for face shields looks to be heating up as Canadians seek summertime COVID protection
Maiesha Rashad, The ‘First Lady Of Go-Go,’ Dies Of Stomach Cancer Complications
8 Reasons Why Covid-19 Damage to the Economy Will Be Deep and Lasting
Here’s What I Want My White Friends To Know About My Encounters With The Police
In debate over school shuttle, Capitol Hill parents confront race, equity — and their commutes
Cops and the Culture War
As protests spread to small-town America, militia groups respond with armed intimidation and online threats (thugs)
Restaurants Face Major Obstacles to Reopening
When the protests end, fixing cities will not begin or end with buildings
Coronavirus Testing Is Still Restricted In D.C.’s Suburbs, Despite Economic Reopening And Protests
America’s anachronistic electoral college gives Republicans an edge
Camden Is Not a Blueprint for Disbanding the Police

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