Links 10/17/20

Links for you. Science:

Dynamic Mutation–Selection Balance as an Evolutionary Attractor
John Ioannidis, of “Most Published Research Findings Are False” fame, has now had his paper on IFR published. Let’s do one, final peer-review on the study.
Americans Are Dying In The Pandemic At Rates Far Higher Than In Other Countries
Oxford scientists develop extremely rapid diagnostic test for Covid-19 (paper here; hopefully, it won’t hit the market until it’s too late, but could be useful for viral identification)
Nobel laureate who helped save the ozone layer dies


Republicans Are Worried About D.C. Statehood
Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.
Uber is attempting to colonize the California government
Yesterday’s corporate network design isn’t working for working from home
Can New York Pass Single-Payer in 2021?
How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws
The Great Barrington Declaration isn’t too worried about who makes the declaration
Advice for the People’s Party
Fix America by Undoing Decades of Privatization
Trump’s Tax Wizardry is Even More Sophisticated Than You Thought
As Virus Spread, Reports of Trump Administration’s Private Briefings Fueled Sell-Off
Unemployment Benefits for Some Local Self-Employed Workers Will Likely End After 39 Weeks
Workers’ Compensation in D.C.: Separate and Unequal
Biden’s Covid Response Plan Draws From F.D.R.’s New Deal
It’s Not The Economy, Stupid. It’s Your Identity
Lip service
Sarah Cooper became famous mocking Trump. She’ll be just fine if he loses.
White House embraces a declaration from scientists that opposes lockdowns and relies on ‘herd immunity.’
She will ‘age out’ of foster care in two months. Her hope: That lawmakers will make sure young people like her aren’t pushed out during the pandemic.
Teleworking in a parking lot. School on a flash drive. The coronavirus prompts new urgency for rural Internet access.

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