Links 8/6/20

Links for you. Science:

We Thought It Was Just a Respiratory Virus. We were wrong.
The first Phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trial in the US is expected to begin next week. Here’s how the vaccine works
Advancing knowledge on archaea: An open-source data platform for researchers studying archaea is paving the way for new insights and educational opportunities.
Artificial Intelligence, Health Disparities, and Covid-19
Know sweat: scientists solve mystery behind body odour


How Jared Kushner’s Secret Testing Plan “Went Poof Into Thin Air”
Our remote work future is going to suck
American Theater Workers Urgently Need Financial Help. The Government Must Step In.
Mike Bloomberg Promised to Spend Big Against Trump. What Happened?
The frustration of trying to invest in my hometown
Whose Streets? Oakland residents convinced the city to rethink how it tackled gun violence. Now, amid calls to defund the police, other cities are eyeing its strategy.
American Catastrophe Through German Eyes
Democrats Are Running on Universal Child Care—and Winning
The conservative media are killing Trump’s campaign
You Must Not ‘Do Your Own Research’ When It Comes To Science
Shut Everything Down and Remove Trump
Trump said more Covid-19 testing ‘creates more cases.’ We did the math
“A Used-Car Salesman, Both in Demeanor and Honesty”: Wall Street Isn’t Sold on Larry Kudlow’s Economic Delusions
D.C. neighborhood votes to remove plaque honoring white supremacist senator
The Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue. Trump is the kind of boss who can’t do the job — and won’t go away.
The White House’s Pandemic Response Plan Was Destroyed By Its Own Venality and Inhumanity
‘Populist’ is now an insult in the US, especially when applied to anti-expertise reactions to the current pandemic. But the true history of US populism is of a long fight to place medical experts at the service of the wellbeing of ordinary people.
Scoop Of A Lifetime
The Hijacking of Police Reform by Wealthy Opportunists Resembles the Harm Done to Public Schools
I Tried to Live Without the Tech Giants. It Was Impossible.

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