Links 1/10/21

Links for you. Science:

Along with vaccine rollouts, the U.S. needs a National Hi-Fi Mask Initiative
A Second Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine Is Said to Be Effective
Participation in Fraternity and Sorority Activities and the Spread of COVID-19 Among Residential University Communities — Arkansas, August 21–September 5, 2020
A Riot Amid a Pandemic: Did the Virus, Too, Storm the Capitol?
Neutralization of N501Y mutant SARS-CoV-2 by BNT162b2 vaccine-elicited sera (the South African variant appears to be covered by the vaccine; this is a preprint)


Race double standard clear in rioters’ Capitol insurrection
Trump Insurrectionists Lodge At D.C. Airbnbs — Much To Washingtonians’ Distress
Storming of the Capitol Was Openly Planned but Ignored by Law Enforcement
Japanese lessons for the American coup. 1930s Japan had repeated coup attempts by rightists. We can learn from their mistakes. (something to remember: failed coups usually look pretty silly)
The Capitol Riot Was an Attack on Multiracial Democracy: True democracy in America is a young, fragile experiment that must be defended if it is to endure.
Madness on Capitol Hill (“They’re shooting at us. They’re supposed to shoot BLM, but they’re shooting the patriots.”)
Trump Has Proven the US Is Ripe for a Right-wing Coup
Paris by Bike
Pariahs (“You do not ever have to hand it to them. You do not ever have to invite them on your teevee shows. You do not have to agree to appear with them on teevee shows. You do not ever have to treat them as good faith political actors. You do not have to call them up for quotes for your news stories. You do not have to mention them in the future without mentioning their role in all of this. You do not have to treat them as polite members of society, for they are not.”)
The violence at the Capitol was an attempted coup. Call it that (like I said above, failed coups usually look pretty silly)
Why Merrick Garland Is a Better Attorney General Pick Than You Think
This Was the Coup
What It Means to Never Forget: The Republican Party is an Insurrection Party, and the insurrectionists should be tarred with that for the rest of their lives.
Every person who forced their way into the Capitol should be arrested
The Far Right Told Us What It Had Planned. We Didn’t Listen.
Texas GOP removes Sergeant-at-Arms after he endorses violence at Capitol Hill
Eventual Failure of False Beliefs
The Rioters Who Took Over The Capitol Have Been Planning Online In The Open For Weeks
Trump’s crowning disgrace — how the media enabled four years of terror
The Corporations Funding the End of Democracy: The GOP’s efforts to undermine our elections did not begin this week, and they were heavily subsidized by some of America’s best-known firms.
The District’s Vaccination Data, Explained. Why D.C. has administered less than half of the COVID-19 vaccines it received.

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1 Response to Links 1/10/21

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Twitter bans Trump, says plans for Jan. 17 armed protests are circulating
    Twitter said it feared Trump’s most recent tweets were being interpreted as supporting the rioters and that plans for future armed protests had already been proliferating both on and off the platform, including a proposed attack on the U.S. Capitol and state capitol buildings on Jan. 17.

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