Links 8/14/20

Links for you. Science:

Many people with the coronavirus don’t show symptoms. Researchers want to know why
Genomic Study Reveals New Zealand’s Tuatara Is Like No Other Animal on The Planet
Using cut, sort, and unique to explore data with bash
Evaluating the effects of SARS-CoV-2 Spike mutation D614G on transmissibility and pathogenicity
C.D.C. Closes Some Offices Over Bacteria Discovery. The move highlights the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks when buildings are reopened after coronavirus lockdowns.


Morse cites link between allegations, state party volunteer (O’Keefian levels of ratfucking in this whole episode)
When You Have Diabetes, Even a Routine Police Encounter Can Turn Fatal (type I)
The Tension
A Biden Administration Will Have to Confront Trump’s Corruption. If Biden wins the presidency, he’ll face strong pressure to move on in the name of national unity. He’ll have to resist.
America’s Authoritarian Governor: Georgia had an early surge of the virus, and now cases are spiking again. Brian Kemp has refused to learn a thing.
The NCAA Finally Faces a Reckoning
After Elon Musk criticised Bernie Sanders’ brand of socialism, Sanders took him to task for taking billions of dollars in government support
Trump Supports Housing Segregation—and So Do a Lot of White Liberals (I would like to see polling data on this. My impression is that people who show up and make noise at local government hearings are like this, but there is a larger group of more tolerant people)
You’ve Got No Mail: On the long crisis of the United States Postal Service
Coronavirus and Socialism: The United States will not fix the problems that caused this crisis without a strong leftist political movement.
The New Face of Union-Busting: Anti-labor strategies with a liberal twist (do-gooder non-profits are horrible to their employees)
Just Shut the Fuck UP Until November
The Path to a Progressive America Runs Through The Cities
We’re Gonna Get a Really Bitchin’ Book Out of This
Trump’s perfect storm of a Kodak deal is getting new scrutiny (so much corruption)
The Most Important Book of the Pandemic Makes Trump Look Less Crazy
“As Wilcox would have said, the geometry of the place was all wrong. One could not be sure that the sea and the ground were horizontal, hence the relative position of everything else seemed phantasmally variable.”
When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.
Tuscany’s medieval ‘wine windows’ have reopened to serve wine, Aperol Spritz, gelato, and coffee in a tradition that dates back to the Plague
States That Reopened Indoor Dining Saw Spikes in Covid Cases
Journalists Need To Get It Right: Epidemiology Training Can Help
Why millennials’ distaste for Baby Boomers is justified

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