Links 10/14/20

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Links for you. Science:

What a Joe Biden presidency would mean for five key science issues
‘I Feel Like I Have Dementia’: Brain Fog Plagues Covid Survivors
Who infected President Trump? This genetics tool could easily pinpoint the source (good introduction, but hardly novel technique, which the article makes it appear)
How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover
They’re baaack: Tasmanian devils roam the Australian mainland again

Other:

COVID-19: US Federal accountability for entry, spread, and inequities (must-read)
The COVID response is missing an obvious cadre of experts. People trained in public health — who are not necessarily physicians — should handle public health crises. (yep)
‘What are we so afraid of?’ Tony Green, on dismissing, denying, contracting and spreading the coronavirus
We Can’t Ignore Rural Voter Resentment
Born with two strikes: How systemic racism shaped Floyd’s life and hobbled his ambition
On feudal exploitation
The GOP is lying its way toward expanding the Supreme Court’s conservative majority
Is Subway’s bread actually bread? The dispute is a reminder of how much sugar lurks in our food.
This race could have a major impact on climate change—and give Texas Democrats a statewide win
Trump Has Called His Supporters ‘Disgusting.’ Do They Care?
Why some colleges are winning against Covid-19, and others are losing
What We Can Learn From the Rise and Fall of ‘Political Blackness’
The Face of American Insurgency. The Michigan plot wasn’t about Donald Trump. It goes deeper than that.
Trump campaign discussing plans to appoint its own state electors, no matter the results: report
New research explores authoritarian mind-set of Trump’s core supporters
Trump Wants a Repeat of Bush v. Gore. Amy Coney Barrett Might Make It Happen.
Amateur hour at the Trump White House
D.C. Region Braces For Deeper Economic Harm As White House Waffles On More Stimulus
Trump’s Covid Response Has Always Been Cruel and Unusual
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’s proposals could cut poverty in half
America needs a democratic revolution

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