Links 11/5/20

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Links for you. Science:

Tracking the reach of COVID-19 kin loss with a bereavement multiplier applied to the United States
NOAA’s new top scientist deletes evidence of his climate views
Sharks Wash Up on Beaches, Stabbed by Swordfish
Ray at Kagoshima aquarium revealed as new species
Scientists Just Discovered That Platypus Fur Glows Green Under UV Light

Other:

The Pandemic Case for the Two-Day Workweek
Half of Slovakia’s population tested for coronavirus in one day
7 ways to fix this pandemic — and stop the next one
Trump’s Pathology Is Now Clear: As the coronavirus spreads uncontrolled across the U.S., the president has gone from downplaying the pandemic to COVID denial.
Postmarked 11:59PM
A police union tweet about Philadelphia protests shows dangers of police propaganda
D.C. Public Schools cancels plan to bring some students into classrooms Nov. 9
DON’T DREAM IT, BE IT.
America’s Press and the Asymmetric War for Truth: The Republican Party—now committed to minoritarian rule, not democracy—needs fictions to sustain its power. And that means a collision with honest journalism.
What Would Ranked Choice Voting Mean for Crowded D.C. Races?
Republicans: Trump Will Be Our Leader, Even if He Loses
Why do so many queer folks love urbanism?
Nontraditional nursing homes have almost no coronavirus cases. Why aren’t they more widespread?
Affluent Authoritarianism: New Evidence on Public Opinion and Policy
The Election Is a Morality Play in Which Biden Must Defeat Not Only Trump but Trumpism
McKinsey, Deloitte Charge Big Bucks to States for Botched Covid Projects
Europe is locking down a second time. But what is its long-term plan?
What it’s like to get locked out of Google indefinitely
Don’t Ignore the Good News On Covid-19 From Asia. There’s light at the end of the lockdown tunnel, provided the right lessons are learnt.
Support for Trump is tearing apart Vietnamese American families
The Moustache Of Misunderstanding

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