Links 1/11/21

Links for you. Science:

Don’t let COVID-19 vaccines expire
U.S. Is Blind to Contagious New Virus Variant, Scientists Warn (yes, we are)
Storming of Capitol was textbook potential covid-19 superspreader, experts say
U.S. sets covid-19 death record as researchers point to asymptomatic cases as a major source of infections
One 18-Hour Flight, Four Coronavirus Infections


Will Georgia show Democrats ran the wrong campaign against Trump?
What the Georgia Results Mean for the D.C. Statehood
“They’re Being Told to Stay Away From Trump”: After a Day of Violence and 25th Amendment Chatter, Trump’s Allies Are Jumping Ship (“White House Counsel Pat Cipollone was urging White House officials not to speak to Trump or enable his coup attempt in any way, so they could reduce the chance they could be prosecuted for treason under the Sedition Act.”)
Why Was the U.S. Capitol So Easy to Breach?
America’s Vaccine Rollout Should Infuriate You
Democrats Have a Unified Government — It’s Time to Wield Real Power
Don’t let smarmy calls for “civility” fool you — most Republicans still side with insurrectionists (“In his remarks yesterday, Biden said, “The scenes of chaos at the Capitol do not reflect a true America, do not represent who we are. What we’re seeing is a small number of extremists dedicated to lawlessness.” …The first part of that statement is true, at least when it comes to America circa 2021. The majority of Americans are repulsed by the insurrection. The second part of that statement, however, is false.”)
On Days Like These, I Think About James Meredith
This is why Facebook is suddenly emboldened to deplatform Donald Trump
It Can Happen Here. It Just Happened Here.
Let me explain something to those of you who didn’t grow up around violently abusive white supremacists. They absolutely do not believe their own bullshit, but it’s useful for them to pretend they do.
Seth Meyers Calls For Trump’s Removal After Violent Insurrection at Capitol (very good)
What Joe Biden can learn from Ulysses S. Grant
Capitol Police rejected offers of federal help to quell mob
We Still Don’t Have a Way to Stop the “It Was Antifa” Lie
The Far Right Told Us What It Had Planned. We Didn’t Listen.
The pro-Trump media world peddled the lies that fueled the Capitol mob. Fox News led the way.
Josh Hawley deserves consequences. Losing his book deal is a good start.
Investigate Tommy Tuberville’s Pre-Speech and Debate Actions
The GOP’s Replaying the Conspiracy That Predicted Rome’s Fall
Rep. Joaquin Castro to introduce bill barring federal property from being named after Trump

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