Links 3/10/21

Links for you. Science:

COVID vaccination studies: plan now to pool data, or be bogged down in confusion
A universal coronavirus vaccine could stop the next pandemic
Bacterial Retrons Function In Anti-Phage Defense
Estimated SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Among Persons Aged <18 Years — Mississippi, May–September 2020
Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not So Fast.

Other:

The House just gave Senate Democrats every reason to end the filibuster as we know it
Jackson, Mississippi In 3rd Week Without Water
The House Had to Pass Two Big Bills in the Whiskey Hours Because of Ongoing Threats to the Capitol
Democrats won’t gain anything from scaling back stimulus checks
Steven Pearlstein’s Parting Shot at Progressives
Alex Jones on Leaked Video: ‘I Wish I Never Met Trump’
Biden Moves To Reverse One of Trump’s Worst Directives: The new president is moving to change Trump’s disastrous policy that helped corporations force employees into unsafe workplaces.
No more mask mandates or density requirements in stores and other businesses in Texas and other states? Not so fast.
The Capitol Police want a huge budget increase — 20% — to a new level that further undermines Congress’s legislative functions. In the last 25 years, 1/3 of all new funds have gone to them. With current management, this doesn’t seem wise.
Cuomo Aides Rewrote Nursing Home Report to Hide Higher Death Toll
Federal investigators are examining communications between US lawmakers and Capitol rioters (would like to know who was texting insurrectionists directions to various offices)
A midlevel member of the Trump State Dept. has been arrested on charges related to the Capitol attack.
Northern Irish loyalist paramilitaries withdraw support for 1998 peace deal
D.C. Vaccine Progress: Nearly Ten Percent At Least Partially Vaccinated and New Registration System Coming
Compass Rose Has Transformed Its Patio Into a Trans-Siberian Railway Carriage (defeats the entire point of outdoor dining)
Disposable People
How Law Made Neoliberalism
Stockton’s Basic-Income Experiment Pays Off
Inspector General’s Report Cites Elaine Chao for Using Office to Help Family
Jim Jordan Under Scrutiny for Nearly $3 Million in Unreported Campaign Funds
Unmasked: When Identity Politics Turns Deadly. Will Republican politicians kill some Texans to own the libs?
Vice President Kamala Harris’s Tiebreaking Vote Revealed Something Critical About the Senate
Sen. Jeff Merkley: It’s get rid of the filibuster, or face a ‘Democratic Party Armageddon in 2022’

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