Links 7/10/20

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Links for you. Science:

What percent positive tests means
Washington’s sunsets lately have been stunning. Here are a few reasons why.
CDC Whistleblower Identified the “Fatal Flaw” in Testing Years Ago
Does asthma increase Covid-19 risk? Emerging research suggests a complicated connection
Lessons unlearned: Four years before the CDC fumbled coronavirus testing, the agency made some of the same mistakes with Zika

Other:

Hollowed out public health system faces more cuts amid virus
What’s The Plan For Shutting Down Schools
In Colorado, Progressives Had A Chance At Real Power. They Let It Go. John Hickenlooper swept the Democratic Senate nomination with little fight from the left.
Big Business Still Has Enormous Control of American Politics at Every Level: An interview with Thomas Ferguson
The Bezos Future: Why Jeff Bezos must be stopped before it’s too late.
What do Thomas Jefferson, a mastodon skeleton and Alexander von Humboldt have in common? The answer is locked inside the Smithsonian.
The Collecting of Books
Cats reacting to Durian fruit.
H Street NE, 1300 block
National Review Is Trying to Rewrite its Own Racist History
Christine Esposito, a teacher in Charlottesville City Public Schools, on returning to the classroom
‘Eviction crisis’: Housing advocates fear waves of homelessness as moratoriums expire
Republican internal polling signals a Democratic rout
We Need Better Masks
To Reopen the Economy, Close the Bars
This town of 170,000 replaced some cops with medics and mental health workers. It’s worked for over 30 years
How A July 4th Meal Exposes The Coronavirus Risk For Thousands Of US Food Workers
I can’t stop thinking about the beauty of Elijah McClain and the banal evil of the cops who killed him
Carl Reiner’s Life Should Remind Us: If You Like Laughing, Thank FDR and the New Deal
Photos: Behind the Scenes With a Top Pet Photographer
ICE Tells Foreign Students to Leave the Country If Their Schools Are Going Online-Only

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