Links 10/11/20

Links for you. Science:

Scarlet fever is making a comeback after being infected with a toxic virus, researchers say
New Study Finds No Direct Link Between Subway & COVID-19 Spread
One Alabama university stayed safe during the coronavirus outbreak. Another, 60 miles away, struggled.
Trump returned to the Oval Office. He may still be contagious. There’s no clinically validated test to measure a patient’s Covid-19 infectiousness.
Occurrence and transmission potential of asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: A living systematic review and meta-analysis


The Myth of Trump’s Political Genius, Exposed
Herd Immunity, and Other Deadly Delusions. Abandoning solidarity for the siren song of age-targeted reopening is a political error and a medical mistake. (excellent)
Where Does Joe Biden Really Stand on Trade? (important)
Our endorsement for Ward 2 in the 2020 general election: Randy Downs
Cancel the Presidential Debates—Permanently
Trump’s New Healthcare Executive Order
Trump’s Former National Security Adviser Accused Him of Treasonous Conduct. And No One Cared.
Trump’s tactics are working (not sure, but opinion from German columnist)
America’s internet wasn’t prepared for online school
Local Health Departments Want Those Connected To The White House To Get A COVID-19 Test
This DC House Is on Mike Pence’s Way Home, So the Owners Put Up a Yard Sign That Counts US Covid Deaths
Trump’s attacks on our election are straight out of the despot’s playbook
The Gray Revolt: Older voters were key to Donald Trump’s 2016 coalition. Now they’re abandoning him.
The Climate Portion of the Vice-Presidential Debate Was Incredibly Depressing
Bill Barr accused of perjury by Michigan AG for saying he had no knowledge of right-wing threats
The president embraces coronavirus nihilism
Biden says he told some governors “don’t endorse me … because you’ll pay a penalty”
How to Beat the Nazis in 2020. The Greek far-right party Golden Dawn appeared to have unlimited momentum. A court case changed that.
Duck Stamp Artists Turn to Spent Shotgun Shells to Meet New Pro-Hunting Mandate (Republicans fuck everything up)
The Politics of Pretension. How the meritocracy bred smugness—and drove voters to Donald Trump.

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