Links 9/10/20

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Links for you. Science:

COVID-19 is, in the end, an endothelial disease (maybe)
SD governor criticizes study suggesting Sturgis bike rally led to 260,000 COVID-19 cases (paper here; I’m not sure about the methods, definitely downplayed the considerable variance)
Sewage System Testing Suggests Rise in COVID-19 Cases in Stafford
How to Read That Damning Sturgis Motorcycle Rally ‘Superspreader’ Study Like a Scientist
Dentists Are Seeing an Epidemic of Cracked Teeth. What’s Going On?

Other:

“The Latino vote is not being taken seriously”: Longtime Democratic strategist Chuck Rocha sounds an alarm (unleash Tio Bernie, you dopes)
Listen to science, my fellow Democrats: Diversity training does not cure bias and racism
Hundreds of Americans Planted ‘Chinese Mystery Seeds’
The Left Secretly Preps for MAGA Violence After Election Day
What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs?
‘Good Trouble’ in a White Flight Suburb: Oak Grove High Teens Confront Racism
Ethical Journamalism
Joe Lieberman Is a ‘Lifelong Democrat’ in the Same Way I’m a Lifelong High-Jumper
HHS officials have been attempting to censor Dr. Fauci, and threatening public health with lies
Both the President* and Bob Woodward Knew This for Months and Kept It From the Public. Woodward knew the truth behind the administration*’s deadly bungling—and worse—and he saved it for his book, which will be released to wild acclaim and huge profits after nearly 200,000 Americans have died.
Trump Is Running His Campaign Like He Ran His Businesses: The president is again profiting handsomely at the expense of those trusting enough to give him money.
Raising a Black Family in White America
Emails show HHS official trying to muzzle Fauci. Emails obtained by POLITICO show a top aide at the department dictating what the nation’s top infections disease expert should say during media interviews.
There is no good explanation for Trump’s coronavirus comments to Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward Aided Trump’s Crime Against Humanity
I’m Still Reading Andrew Sullivan. But I Can’t Defend Him.
America Is Trapped in a Pandemic Spiral
‘Dereliction of Duty’: Outrage as USPS Board Issues Gushing Praise for DeJoy Amid Mail Slowdowns, Medicine Delays, and Straw-Donor Scandal
America’s Plastic Hour Is Upon Us: The country is at a low point. But we may be on the cusp of an era of radical reform that repairs our broken democracy.

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