Links 3/17/21

Links for you. Science:

Body Mass Index and Risk for COVID-19–Related Hospitalization, Intensive Care Unit Admission, Invasive Mechanical Ventilation, and Death — United States, March–December 2020.
Bee data from backyards in six US states shows that native mason bees are declining
These D.C. contact tracers pay house calls — and worry they’re spreading the virus
An update on evidence on childhood transmission now that schools have opened in England, and have been open in Scotland for over 2 weeks – the biased narratives that have led us here, and a summary of these biases, recent evidence, and what this means for the near term in the UK.
Fewer smokers seem to be trying to quit during pandemic, report finds


This Fertilizer King Funneled Cuomo $1 Million—and Got a New York Health-Care Empire
The GOP strategy for crippling Biden and retaking power is hiding in plain sight
Hundreds of covid cases reported at Tesla plant following Musk’s defiant reopening, county data shows
No, Trump Doesn’t Deserve Credit For Planning Vaccine Distribution
A Fraud, Not a Lincoln
Complaining About Biden’s Tyrannical Lockdown At The Olive Garden
Stacey Plaskett’s ‘How Dare You?’ Indictment Demolished a Dog-Whistling Republican
Bipartisanship Has Sailed
Democrats Make a Down Payment on a Radically More Just Economy
Whole Foods’ Hippie CEO and the Lie of Enlightened Capitalism
The stimulus shows why the left should stop worrying and learn to love the suburban voter
Seize the Elevators
On Shame and Healing: The truths that lie beneath our loneliest year.
How Rhode Island Fell to the Coronavirus
Only Your Boss Can Cure Your Burnout
How Dems Can Turn Filibuster Reform Into the ‘Moderate’ Option
The Democrats are Appeasing the Fascists — And It’s Bad News For America (a lot depends on H.R.1 passing the Senate)
The F-35, the Covid stimulus bill, and Congress’s unbalanced priorities
Rip Up the Unemployment System and Start Again
Capitol Police officer suspended after antisemitic document found at checkpoint
“He’s a Real One”: The Squad’s Middle-Aged, Mustachioed Ally in Congress

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