Links for you. Science:
Most People With Coronavirus Won’t Spread It. Why Do a Few Infect Many?
New journal will vet Covid-19 preprints, calling out misinformation and highlighting credible research
U.S. withdrawal from WHO threatens to leave it ‘flying blind’ on flu vaccines
Dinosaurs wiped out by asteroid, not volcanoes, researchers say (paper here)
COVID-19 Herd Immunity Is Much Closer Than Antibody Tests Suggest, Say 2 New Studies (if these studies bear out to be correct–and we should be very cautious about this–this is very good news)
Trump’s awful new reelection strategy makes a powerful case against him
I’m Not Ready to Go Back to Restaurants. Is Anyone?
Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline 2020
How Donald Trump will finally kill the Southern Strategy
EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED
Why This Restaurant Critic Isn’t Dining Out Right Now
Europe in 1989, America in 2020, and the Death of the Lost Cause
FORGET PHASE 4. IN MASS, PHASE 2 IS THE NEW NORMAL FOR RESTAURANTS.
China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population
Concerned for fall semester, UVM faculty union prepares to file labor complaint
ACT UP FOUNDERS REFLECT ON AIDS ACTIVISM, TALK COVID AND CURRENT PROTESTS
Woodrow Wilson Was Even Worse Than You Think. An incorrigible white supremacist, his racism was fundamental even to his “idealistic” plans for a peaceful post-WWI world order.
The Racial Wealth Gap Is About the Upper Classes
Howard Croft, 78, D.C. Social Activist, Dies of Coronavirus
Do I need to get my family tested for coronavirus every time one of us has a runny nose this winter?
Democracy or Autocracy? Democrats May Have the Final Say
D.C. Teachers Spar With School System Over Return To In-Person Classes
More than 40 Bay Area school principals in quarantine after in-person meeting
Then & Now: On 60th anniversary of Glen Echo Park protests, civil rights activist reflects
A Smithsonian Curator Opens Up About Artwork and How Her Own Work Has Changed During the Pandemic
Internet platforms crack down on right-wing extremists and their ‘Boogaloo’ cult
Journalists are reexamining their reliance on a longtime source: The police