Links 3/19/21

Links for you. Science:

We’ve Got New Bad Climate News Courtesy of Cold War Insanity. Beneath the ice in Greenland, the soil tells a scary story.
Clofazimine broadly inhibits coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2
Risk of mortality in patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern 202012/1: matched cohort study
First Case Of Potentially More Contagious Brazil COVID Variant Found In Massachusetts
New Test Can Show If You’ve Had COVID-19, Even If Antibodies Fade

Other:

Brazil’s rolling coronavirus disaster is a global problem
How Georgetown and Patrick Ewing Became the Surprise Story of March Madness
First he held a superspreader event. Then he recommended fake cures.
How to get Joe Biden to tell us something new (because there’s a lot we don’t know)
What Will State GOP Officials Do to Waste the Covid Relief Money?
Coverage of Texas’ Declaration of Covid Victory Left Out Rapidly Rising Toll
Why Cuomo’s fall from grace should have happened years ago
House Democrats draw the line: No bipartisan cooperation with Republicans who questioned the election
How the West Lost COVID: How did so many rich countries get it so wrong? How did others get it so right? (don’t entirely agree with all the points, but interesting)
Forget Dr. Seuss And Cancel Culture – The Real GOP Agenda Is Rolling Back Voting
In the shadow of its exceptionalism, America fails to invest in the basics
Bernie Sanders Pitches Importance Of ‘Beautiful’ Minor League Baseball
The Washington commute could return by fall for many workers. It won’t be the same as before.
A Year Into COVID, What Have We Learned?
They’re worried their mom is becoming a conspiracy theorist. She thinks they’re the ones living in a fantasy world.
6 Questions Officials Still Haven’t Answered After Weeks of Hearings on the Capitol Attack
New York’s vaccine czar called county officials to gauge their loyalty to Cuomo amid sexual harassment investigation
A Watershed Moment
Black hair, white underwear: A battle resumes over Japan’s bizarre school rules
Federalize It, Joe Biden: The American Rescue Plan isn’t complete until welfare program administration is taken back from the states.
Urgent efforts underway to preserve historic River Farm as public land. D.C., Va. attorneys general examine whether American Horticultural Society’s proposed sale conflicts with charitable mission

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