Links 6/25/20

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Science:

Linking Epidemiology and Whole-Genome Sequencing to Investigate Salmonella Outbreak, Massachusetts, USA, 2018
How much leeway is there to relax COVID-19 control measures?
Fifty-four scientists have lost their jobs as a result of NIH probe into foreign ties
Lynika Strozier, Who Researched Early Plant DNA, Dies at 35. She overcame a severe learning disability to become a scientist with “golden hands” and most recently a college instructor. She died of Covid-19.
A Living Library Filled With Killer Bacteria: Britain’s National Collection of Type Cultures, a library of human bacterial pathogens, turned 100 this year.

Other:

N.Y.C. Hired 3,000 Workers for Contact Tracing. It’s Not Going Well.
THE MOST AMERICAN PANDEMIC
Is the Coronavirus Death Tally Inflated? Here’s Why Experts Say No
Brutal Force
Reforming Unemployment Benefits for After the Pandemic
In Defense of Laziness
The End of the American Century
Debating The Right Versus Collaborating With Them
D.C. punks Bad Moves expand their sound but keep their focus on ‘Untenable’
European Cities See Life Without Crowds Of Tourists — And Want To Keep It That Way
When Americans Don’t Riot, Politicians Feel Unrestrained
Armed Vigilantes Antagonizing Protesters Have Received a Warm Reception From Police
What’s antifa? Journalist Talia Lavin on the reality behind the media’s “pernicious lies”. Confused about antifa? So is everyone. “Anti-fascists have a purpose,” says Talia Lavin. “It’s in the f**king name”
Trump’s mismanagement helped fuel coronavirus crisis. Current and former administration officials blame the president for creating a no-bad-news atmosphere that stifled attempts to combat the outbreak.
Policing America’s caste system
How Violent Police Culture Perpetuates Itself
A State Politician Describes Getting Pepper-Sprayed by the NYPD (read the part about the age divide)
‘How can we all be wrong?’: Former NESN anchor Elle Duncan detailed her experiences of racism in Boston
My list of youthful crimes is long. I survived because I’m white.
New Mueller Report Details: Roger Stone Told Trump In Advance WikiLeaks Would Release Clinton Campaign Emails
Why did it take so long to set Aunt Jemima free?
Protesters in Boston are setting off fireworks all night every night. And it’s working.
Corporate Backers of the Blue: How Corporations Bankroll U.S. Police Foundations

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