Links for you. Science:
Parental influences on offspring education: indirect genetic effects of non-cognitive skills (good thread here)
New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States
The southern hemisphere skipped flu season in 2020. Efforts to stop covid-19 have had at least one welcome side-effect
This marine biologist wants to use the world’s toughest corals to save dying reefs
The labs where monsters live: As countries around the world invest in Biosafety Level 4 laboratories to study lethal viruses and prepare against unknown pathogens, some scientists are sounding the alarm about the potential for a catastrophic accident or attack.
America’s Top Science Journal Has Had It With Trump: The editor of Science has abandoned staid academic-speak to take on falsehoods in the White House—decorum be damned. (must-read)
This Is How It Happens: A study of men in Hitler’s Germany shows how people allow tyranny to spread
How Progressives Built a Campaign Machine … Thanks to the DCCC: A fateful decision from the House Democratic leadership inadvertently created a progressive political force.
Honoring The Dishonorable, Part 2: The Dishonorable Living
The Coup in Chile: How the reasonable men of capitalism orchestrated horror in Chile 46 years ago today. (from 1973, seems germane)
Trump’s Excuse for His Coronavirus Lies Is Even More Incriminating. The “panic” defense is part of his collusion with China.
Stanley Crouch, Towering Jazz Critic, Dead At 74
A CONSPIRACY SO VAST THAT ITS MEMBERS CAN’T STAND ONE ANOTHER
Golf Courses Emerge as a Fix for L.A.’s Affordable Housing Crisis
“I’ll Never Question 1938 in Germany Again”: An Ex-Republican Strategist Surveys the Wreckage of Trump’s GOP
Former Pence aide who helped organize White House coronavirus response backs Biden (sinking ship is fleeing the rats)
New QAnon-Allied GOP Senate Candidate Also Pushed Anti-Semitism, Flat Earthism, and 9/11 Conspiracies
Biden’s radical climate change plan could overturn the world’s efforts
Ron (Shreds of Freedom) Johnson Is a Few Bratwurst Short of a Tailgate
Kayleigh McEnany Shows the Trump White House Does Not Feel Accountable to the Public at All
It (Mostly) Isn’t The Lies It’s The Lying
A scrapped plan to ship masks to Americans. A standoff with Amazon amid pressure from Trump. New documents detail USPS’s spring in crisis.
The Top 1% of Americans Have Taken $50 Trillion From the Bottom 90%—And That’s Made the U.S. Less Secure
REPUBLICAN LACK OF INTEREST IN A NEW STIMULUS BILL IS NO MYSTERY
Steve Bannon Is Behind Bogus Study That China Created COVID