Links 9/8/20

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Links for you. Science:

‘Gaslighted by the Medical System’: The Covid-19 Patients Left Behind. When there’s only so much care to go around, the medical system leans too hard on test results — and prejudice
With science and scripture, a Baltimore pastor is fighting Covid-19 vaccine skepticism
Don’t Call It A Garbage Patch: The Truth About Cleaning Up Ocean Plastics
Mask Up and Shut Up: COVID-19 transmission would go down if we spoke less, or less loudly, in public spaces. Why aren’t more people saying so?
During the Vietnam War, these physician-scientists were called ‘yellow berets.’ They are what we need to fight Covid-19

Other:

Rebuilding the Economy Will Require Joe Biden to Think Very Differently Than 2009
Wall Street’s Greedy Indifference to Human Misery
A shocking court ruling would make congressional oversight almost impossible
Here’s Why BuzzFeed News Is Calling QAnon A “Collective Delusion” From Now On (I prefer mass communicable psychotic break, but it will do)
The Warning Signs of a Combustible Presidential Transition
The Best Strength Training Workout Is Surprisingly Easy
The press has a Melania Trump problem
Goat climbs into deputy’s car, chews papers in Georgia (antifa GOAT)
Facebook is setting fire to America
In California, a “Labor Slate” Aims to Redefine the Relationship Between Unions and Politics
What Young, Healthy People Have to Fear From COVID-19. The White House’s new science adviser says: nothing. The science disagrees.
Neal’s Victory Reinforces What We Already Knew About WMass Voters
A Historian of Economic Crisis on the World After COVID-19
Pasco’s sheriff created a futuristic program to stop crime before it happens. It monitors and harasses families across the county.
We just passed 6 million cases, and it didn’t have to be like this — if we’d had a leader. Another grim milestone to remind us how tragically Donald Trump has failed. He had an opportunity, and ran away
Trump’s plotting for a pre-election vaccine carries real dangers for your health
Metro’s rail control center a ‘toxic workplace’ where procedures put riders at risk, safety report says
It’s beyond time to retire the filibuster
Arlington Police Arrest Suspected ‘Aggressive Cyclist’ Accused Of Multiple Confrontations On Local Trails
What’s driving the conservative push towards violent authoritarianism? Racism. It’s just racism
How Five Democratic Mayors Helped AZ Flatten COVID-19, Donald Trump, And Martha McSally
‘I want you to promise not to kill us’: A worried liberal writes a letter to his neighbors

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