Links 2/10/21

Links for you. Science:

Covid-19 Kept Tourists Away. Why Did These Seabirds Miss Them?
Had Covid? You May Need Only One Dose of Vaccine, Study Suggests
Horseshoe crabs help keep vaccines safe. Now, they’re in big trouble
Here comes the judge, ready to plagiarize your paper
Oxford coronavirus vaccine shows sustained protection of 76% during the 3-month interval until the second dose (manuscript here)

Other:

‘Their goal is to destroy everyone’: Uighur camp detainees allege systematic rape (this is a crime against humanity)
There is no bipartisanship because Republicans don’t want it
5 wacky things Senate Democrats will do instead of ending the filibuster
The Republican Economic Plan Is an Insult: It’s bad faith in the name of bipartisanship.
WHAT’S THE POINT OF LINDSEY GRAHAM’S “WEIRD THREAT”? I’LL EXPLAIN — AGAIN.
AOC’s powerful plea for Republican accountability cannot be ignored
“SO MANY GREAT, EDUCATED, FUNCTIONAL PEOPLE WERE BRAINWASHED”: CAN TRUMP’S CULT OF FOLLOWERS BE DEPROGRAMMED?
How Biden could help narrow the racial wealth gap with just one appointment
Trump’s Lackeys Are Talking to Reporters in Desperate Attempts to Salvage Their Careers
Democrats Ditch $600 Unemployment Boost: Now that Republicans are less of an obstacle, Dems are negotiating with themselves.
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s vile new antics highlight a 50-year GOP story
D.C. lawmakers override Bowser’s veto, vote again to break up DCRA
‘Will End Up Hurting Tens of Millions’: Progressives Push Back as Dems Weigh Lower Income Cutoff for Stimulus Checks
Merrick Garland’s ‘flawless’ work in Oklahoma City crucial in white supremacy fight (why Republicans are trying to stall his nomination)
The Soft Bigotry of Expecting the Commander in Chief to Only Tweet
Cyclists Fear U.S. Capitol Fencing Will Make Their Commutes Less Safe
Students Return to School as D.C. Files Restraining Order Against Teachers’ Union
Here’s what we can do to make transit more equitable in DC
A new way to visualize traffic crashes in DC
What went wrong with America’s $44 million vaccine data system?
Biden’s defense secretary wipes slate clean, dismissing hundreds from Pentagon advisory boards (importantly, some of the boards might never return)

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1 Response to Links 2/10/21

  1. Min says:

    About the VAMS software, and other software for the US government that they outsource:

    “I’m from the private sector and I’m here to help.”

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