Links 11/23/20

Links for you. Science:

2 Companies Say Their Vaccines Are 95% Effective. What Does That Mean?
Scientists Create a Buzz With the First Ever Global Map of Bee Species
What the data say about asymptomatic COVID infections
Public Health Programs See Surge in Students Amid Pandemic
As COVID-19 soars in many communities, schools attempt to find ways through the crisis


Been Around This Block Before
Save America’s Restaurants: A fresh round of federal aid can keep restaurants in business during the winter months while protecting public health.
America’s Best-Prepared Hospital Is Nearly Overwhelmed
Entire Staff Quits (Again) Over Coffee Shop Owner’s Alleged Sexual Harassment and Covid Denials
Biden’s top unification task: Expose Trump team wrongdoing, restore trust in government
The crackpot factor: Why the GOP is worried about turning out the vote after Trump
If Biden Wants to Be Like F.D.R., He Needs the Left
GSA official blocking Biden’s transition appears to privately plan post-Trump career
Scotland inches closer to investigating Trump for money laundering
I Suffered, Therefore So Must Others
Social distancing is a luxury many can’t afford. Vermont actually did something about it.
‘Reach Out to Trump Supporters,’ They Said. I Tried. (it’s time for them to do the work)
Biden’s Mr. Austerity: Bruce Reed
A Popular Political Site Made a Sharp Right Turn. What Steered It? (though it was always conservative, just not The Federalist, which is deranged)
“Other countries have social safety nets. The U.S. has women.”
How Trump and Netanyahu made American antisemitism come alive. For four years, Netanyahu has equated Jews with the Israeli government, while Trump has made common cause with white nationalists. I wish more Israelis understood why this was so terrifying.
Congressional Progressives Are Revamping Their Caucus With an Eye Toward 2021. With nearly 100 members, the CPC’s large size and loose requirements have been an obstacle to its ability to be a cohesive force.
Things are shipshape at the Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in D.C.
Census takers say they were told to enter false information

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