Links 6/24/20

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Links for you. Science:

Evolution of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium driven by anthropogenic selection and niche adaptation
How — and When — Can the Coronavirus Vaccine Become a Reality?
Washington has yet to see unhealthful pollution levels this year. That’s a record.
With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent, States Struggle With a Shifting Pandemic (Trump and his entire cabinet have failed utterly)
You May Have Antibodies After Coronavirus Infection. But Not for Long. Antibodies to the virus faded quickly in asymptomatic people, scientists reported. That does not mean immunity disappears.

Other:

We’re pretending the virus is gone. That’ll make it worse. (excellent)
Here’s an Algorithm for Defunding the Police: Crime-risk scores reveal the problems that society has shunted onto law enforcement.
Trey’s Rage: An African’s Education in Being Black in America
What Kind of Society Values Property Over Black Lives?
What did police do in April during a crime low? It wasn’t solving homicide cases.
Trump loyalty purge roils Pentagon
Tulsa and the Many Sins of Racism: The ugly story didn’t end with the abolition of slavery.
Don’t Listen to Fox. Here’s What’s Really Going On in Seattle’s Protest Zone.
Protesters Topple, Burn Statue of Confederate General Albert Pike In Judiciary Square
Covid-19 Is Bad. But It May Not Be the ‘Big One’: Health experts want a 9/11 Commission-style report on the US pandemic response. They say we must forecast and prepare for outbreaks as we do for wars or weather.
Trump SEC Pick Jay Clayton Connected to Mysterious Firm: He’s not the only one in this administration, but Trump’s SEC chief pick has some strange family holdings
In countries keeping the coronavirus at bay, experts watch U.S. case numbers with alarm
How police unions got their power: The rise of the PBA and lack of accountability in the NYPD
No One Is Attempting to Silence White Men: But plenty of them are freaking out as old power structures are starting to get ripped apart. (also, their business models are getting dinged)
Brazil ignored the warnings. Now, while other countries fret over a second coronavirus wave, it can’t get past its first.
How the New York City School System Failed the Test of Covid-19. The city’s leaders bungled the closing of the schools when the coronavirus struck. Can they be trusted to reopen them safely?
Scalia’s Ghost Comes Back To Bite Conservatives On The Ass
The US Needs to Be Treated Like the Racist Pariah State It Is (“Some habits stick long after the reason you adopted them pass on. The world is watching how white people here react to the George Floyd protests. I suggest they govern themselves accordingly.”)
Why Reparations Should Be One Of Today’s Top Political Demands
It’s Time for Roger Goodell to Change the Name of the Washington Football Team
Isn’t “Right-Wing Populism” Just Fascism?

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