Links 12/11/20

Links for you. Science:

The COVID-19 herd immunity threshold is not low: A re-analysis of European data from spring of 2020
Increase in Hospital-Acquired Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infection and Colonization in an Acute Care Hospital During a Surge in COVID-19 Admissions — New Jersey, February–July 2020
Hundreds of students in St. Charles County schools have transmitted COVID-19 to each other, data shows
How Neutral Theory Altered Ideas About Biodiversity (wrote something about neutral theory years ago)
11 Minutes of Exercise a Day May Help Counter the Effects of Sitting


‘America First’ Apparently Does Not Mean ‘America Gets Vaccinated First’ (to the extent there was a serious Republican plan, it revolved around vaccination which they fucked up)
Neal Katyal and the Depravity of Big Law
Pfizer’s Vaccine Offers Strong Protection After First Dose
We need a national popular vote — before it’s too late
Joe Biden should do everything at once
Tighter coronavirus restrictions would save thousands of lives, but elected officials are wary of economic, political costs
NYPD Cops Cash In on Sex Trade Arrests With Little Evidence, While Black and Brown New Yorkers Pay the Price
No One Expects Civility From Republicans. What’s worse: making Sarah Sanders leave a restaurant, or terrorizing election officials?
Biden’s Young Hawk: The Case Against Jake Sullivan
R.I.P The University, b. 1088, d. 2020, of Covid
‘This Must Be Your First’: Acting as if Trump is trying to stage a coup is the best way to ensure he won’t.
‘It Makes Me Angry’: These Are the Jobless in a City Filled With Wealth
Bipartisan fix for ‘surprise’ medical bills hits roadblock with powerful chairman (Richard Neal is horrible)
The Real Reason Americans Aren’t Quarantining
Trump Administration Is Planting Loyalists in Biden Transition Meetings
All Lawyering Is Good In Precisely The Same Way
Jamie Galbraith: How Jason Furman and Lawrence Summers Reinforce a Destructive, Debunked Mainstream Paradigm to Support Deficit Spending
Medicare Blues
Twelve Million Renters To Be Homeless Soon Because It Benefits the Rich
‘God be with us’: Covid-19 becomes personal in a South Dakota town as neighbors die and the town debates a mask mandate
Arizona Republican Party Asks Supporters To Die For Trump’s Election War

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