Links 3/4/21

Links for you. Science:

We’re Just Rediscovering a 19th-Century Pandemic Strategy
Why The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Has Gotten A Bad Rap — And Why That’s Not Fair
Traffic Noise Is a Silent Killer
Yes, the Vaccines Will Stop the Spread: How to understand the difference between vaccination to prevent Covid-19 and shots to halt infection.
Schools may see a burst of the common cold when they reopen, research suggests


A Defense of Neera Tanden’s Tweets (but Not of Neera Tanden)
Anti-Maskers Waging “Spiritual War” Statewide
Texas Pays the Price of the Culture War: Instead of focusing on governance, Republican politicians in the Lone Star State spent their time inflaming grievances.
Et Tu, Ted? Why Deregulation Failed
Meet the Bozells, America’s First Family of Right-Wing Violence
D.C. needs statehood more than ever, and the Capitol riot proves it
Why public health messaging should emphasize vaccine acceptance, not hesitancy
Silence About GOP Senators’ Hypocrisy: In Cuomo-gate, the Democratic governor deserves criticism, but his GOP critics have not answered for their own actions — because a partisan media refuses to question them.
Australian Open Offered Unexpected Lessons About Pandemic Sports
Learning how to better communicate with diverse communities during COVID-19
Private equity ownership is killing people at nursing homes
What it’s like to die from Covid-19: “I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy”: Doctors describe what their sickest coronavirus patients endure.
How Republicans are about to sabotage themselves on covid relief (big caveat though: “It won’t happen on its own. But that bill is already enormously popular, and if Democrats work at it, it could become a symbol of everything about this era in our politics.”)
Biden nominee Kristen Clarke is being falsely accused of anti-Semitism. Jews must push back.
The Sordid Story of the Most Successful Political Party in the World: How the Tories became unbeatable
Democratic fury with GOP explodes in House (about time)
Manchin and Sinema are poised to tank $15 minimum wage, so here come the insulting ‘compromises’
‘A full court press’: Banking on tech backup, CDC launches nationwide VaccineFinder tool
The Betrayal At The Heart of Sanders, AOC and Corbyn’s Refusal To Use Power
Oregon GOP’s new leader linked to armed militia group that occupied federal building
Marjorie Taylor-Greene’s anti-Semitism is as American as apple pie (but Trump made it worse)

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