Links 10/29/20

Links for you. Science:

Science Tells Us a Dust Bowl 2.0 Is Yet Another New Reality of Climate Change Neglect
The Missing Piece — SARS-CoV-2 Testing and School Reopening
What those studies on mouthwash and coronaviruses actually mean
J. Michael Lane, epidemiologist who helped conquer smallpox, dies at 84
Listeria outbreak in several states sickens Massachusetts residents, according to CDC


We may not be facing apocalypse, but the near future doesn’t look good
From Vacant to Vibrant to Vexed: The Inefficiencies of Selling Affordable Dwelling Units
How the Pandemic Changed the Urban Soundscape
Covid Spikes in Europe, US Before Winter Is Here
Here’s why you don’t want to live in a Republican-run state
A Maryland family battled covid-19 at the same time as Trump. It devastated them.
With Election Approaching, Officials Say Voters Should Use Drop Boxes Instead Of Mail To Return Ballots
Ossoff’s hard-hitting Georgia Senate debate performance goes viral, for good reason
The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What’s the Plan Now?
US Ice officers ‘used torture to make Africans sign own deportation orders’
I warned of right-wing violence in 2009. Republicans objected. I was right.
Utah’s hospitals prepare to ration care as a record number of coronavirus patients flood their ICUs
Booking homeless Portlanders into jail is endless, expensive cycle that arrests don’t curb, but housing does
‘You’re Out of Your Mind if You Think I’m Ever Going Back to School’: When learning is virtual, Black parents can watch for unfair treatment.
‘Toxic’: CDC staffers say morale inside the public health agency has plummeted during the pandemic
Antisemitism rising in anti-vaxxer movement, UK study finds
Queen of the Culture Warlords
Activists Tear Down Signs At Black Lives Matter Plaza After Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett
Trump’s COVID Task Force Is Livid Over the Trump White House’s ‘We Ended COVID’ Report
Corners are out and crossings are in as Metro considers station name changes
Enablement: The tortured self-justification of one very powerful Trump-loathing anonymous Republican. (what a horrible person)
VMI cadets attack Black students, women on anonymous chat app as furor over racism grows

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