Links 2/16/21

Links for you. Science:

Rapid Spread and Control of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria in COVID-19 Patient Care Units
Ventilation in Buildings
Variants mean the coronavirus is here to stay — but perhaps as a lesser threat
Covid-19 cases are falling in the U.S. It could be a calm before a variant-driven storm (the Ides of March could be really bad; I hope I’m wrong obviously)
‘People should be alarmed’: air pollution in US subway systems stuns researchers

Other:

The Reckonings Are Necessary Even If They Don’t Happen in Primetime
Sanders, Wyden fight to keep survival checks from being cut by ridiculous austerity arguments
A Vast Web of Vengeance
My Dinners With Le Carré: What I learned about writing, fame and grace when I spent two weeks showing the master spy novelist around Miami
Eleanor Holmes Norton Introduces Bill To Ban Permanent Fencing Around The Capitol
January Vogues, 1910-1945
Inside the Worst-Hit County in the Worst-Hit State in the Worst-Hit Country
Hospitals’ Covid-19 heroics have them poised for power in the new Washington
A Q&A with WHO’s emergencies chief on Covid-19, why he’s hopeful, and when normalcy might return
How Democrats Learned to Seize the Day
Inside Bidenworld’s plan to punish the GOP for opposing Covid relief
The stimulus relieved short-term pain, but eviction’s impact is a long haul
Welcome, Facebook and Twitter. Seriously.
‘Its Own Domestic Army’: How the G.O.P. Allied Itself With Militants (some asshole with a blog pointed this out years ago)
Trumpian conspiracy theories come from unresolved issues of the Civil War
WaPo Curates the Memory of George Shultz
How the filibuster poisons politics from top to bottom
Trump hid his calls with Putin. Now, Biden has access to them.
WHAT A MODERATE REPUBLICAN LOOKS LIKE IN 2021
The Republican Party Is Radicalizing Against Democracy
Living in a Private House With a Public Meaning
Sadly, Fox News can’t be impeached

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