Links 8/11/20

Links for you. Science:

Immunology Is Where Intuition Goes to Die: Which is too bad because we really need to understand how the immune system reacts to the coronavirus. (good basic introduction to immunology, accessible to non-biologists)
Virginia Is the First State in the Nation to Offer Contact Tracing Through an App: COVIDWISE will tell you if you’ve been within six feet someone who’s been diagnosed with Covid-19.
From ‘brain fog’ to heart damage, COVID-19’s lingering problems alarm scientists
Ventilation should be part of the conversation on school reopening. Why isn’t it?
There Are Two Ways Out of a Frog. This Beetle Chose the Back Door.


Breakup sex
Governor, my father’s death is on your hands
A Well-Connected GOP Strategist Is Helping Kanye West Get on the Ballot in Wisconsin
Jewish, Black historical Virginia cemeteries vandalized with Nazi symbol
D.C. debates whether low-income students should get preference in the school lottery system
The Police Lie. All the Time. Can Anything Stop Them? Would the criminal justice system collapse if cops were forced to tell the truth?
Unbundling the Police in Venice Beach, California. You shouldn’t have to call 911 for problems related to homelessness.
The Truth Behind A Viral Picture Of A Reopening School Is Worse Than It Looked (nightmare)
Welcome to the #Markeyverse
I Know Why Ed Markey Is Running. I’m Still Not Sure Why Joe Is.
China Uighurs: A model’s video gives a rare glimpse inside internment
It’s Time to Get Real About Zoning
Inside the Project Veritas Plan to Steal the Election
The Pandemic Workday Is 48 Minutes Longer and Has More Meetings
Hey Joe, Maybe Don’t Bring Up ‘Cocaine Junkies’ Here
This May Be The Most Absurd, Trumpian Drama Ever
Richie Neal Rolls Out Nancy Pelosi Ad to Save His Re-Election (Neal is horrible)
Medicaid Expansion
If Biden wins, the post-Trump corruption purge will have to be epic
The Supreme Court invented qualified immunity. Now, a judge’s blistering opinion shows why it must go.
Study Points To Significant Racial Disparities In COVID-19 Among Children
‘The economy is a bigger mess than Covid’: Kentucky fears new shutdown (search for “colored”…)

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