Links 1/18/21

Links for you. Science:

Women and minorities in weather and climate fields confront harassment, lack of inclusion
Initial Israeli data: First Pfizer shot curbs infections by 50% after 14 days
There is a new ‘variant’ clearly identified today, P.1. And it is worth saying a little about what we have learned about it, and from the variants we have identified so far (manuscript here)
Baby Megalodons Were 6-Foot-Long Womb Cannibals, Study Suggests
Coronavirus cases among lawmakers who sheltered in lockdown show one vaccine dose may not immediately protect against infection


Voices Of Wards 7 And 8: Frustration, But Not Surprise, After The Capitol Insurrection
Republicans Have Decided It’s Democrats’ Job to Wrestle Their Monster Back Into the Lab
This Isn’t the Revolution They Think It Is Some on the far right want another 1776. But it’s a different, darker history that’s repeating itself.
I can never forgive the American education system for universalizing the Holocaust.
Get Those Republican Congressional Staffers
Holding Trump Enablers Accountable
Kill the Senate Filibuster or Watch Biden’s Agenda Die
How to Ensure This Never Happens Again
A day before Capitol attack, pro-Trump crowd stormed meeting, threatened officials in rural California
Once Again Trump’s Self-Victimhood Distracts from His Negligence
We Worked Together on the Internet. Last Week, He Stormed the Capitol.
Most House Republicans Did What the Rioters Wanted
U.S. plan to expand access to Covid-19 vaccine likely sets up new debacles
Capitol Police Officers Said They Wouldn’t Be Surprised If Members Of Congress Helped Plan The Attack
How the press — like the police — missed the looming Capitol coup
The Art of the Lie? The Bigger the Better
Die Laughing at the Capitol. The storm on Congress was extremely goofy and deadly serious. Making sense of it will require some dexterity.
Here’s The Way Joe Biden And The Democrats Can Pass Their Agenda — Maybe
Trump’s ban from a privately-owned company is only ‘Orwellian’ to people who’ve never actually read Orwell
The American Abyss: A historian of fascism and political atrocity on Trump, the mob and what comes next.
How Trumpism May Endure
Hospitals say syringes supplied by feds waste vaccine doses

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