Links 3/23/21

Links for you. Science:

Difference in SARS-CoV-2 attack rate between children and adults may reflect bias
White House appoints former NOAA leader Jane Lubchenco to key climate change role
He tried to save a rare parrot. It cost him his life.
A reptilian nightmare: Florida bans nonnative species despite industry outcry
New CDC Guidelines to Reopen Schools Could be Dangerous


A Strategic Blunder of Historic Proportions
Rebekah Jones Tried to Warn Us About COVID-19. Now Her Freedom Is on the Line (actual cancel culture)
The American Rescue Plan as Economic Theory
John S. Chase’s Extraordinary Modernist Home Helped Shape Houston’s Political and Architectural History
How This Voting Rights Bill Could Turn the Next Election Into a Clusterf*ck
Groceries And Rent Money: Why Support For COVID Isolation Is More Important Than Ever
In 2020 D.C. Comedians Explored Comedy’s Final Frontier: the Outdoors
Police Shrugged Off the Proud Boys, Until They Attacked the Capitol
Media Blaming BIDEN for Dearth (or Death) of Bipartisanship? A little acknowledgment of Republicans’ intransigence and criminality would be welcome.
Black law students are thriving at places like Georgetown, but there still aren’t enough of them
Democrats Repent for Bill Clinton
The Johnson & Johnson Shot Was My Ticket Out of Hell
“You Haven’t Learned Anything”
Menthol Cigarettes Kill Many Black People. A Ban May Finally Be Near.
Racist anti-Asian hashtags spiked after Trump first tweeted ‘Chinese virus,’ study finds
Could an accident have caused COVID-19? Why the theory about a Wuhan lab leak shouldn’t be dismissed. I have reported on safety lapses at elite U.S. labs. There is no reason to believe they aren’t happening at labs in other countries as well.
Islands in the Stream: Musicians are in peril, at the mercy of giant monopolies that profit off their work.
Much of D.C.’s Vaccine Information Is Only in English. Some Change is Coming.
‘Chaotic situation’: Puerto Ricans indignant at tourists breaking Covid mandates
Rich Countries Signed Away a Chance to Vaccinate the World

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1 Response to Links 3/23/21

  1. Bern says:

    About covid info in various languages: is an outfit started by a friend of mine, that delivers medical treatment info – not just covid, but over 200(!) diseases, syndromes, etc – to community health workers around the world, so far in over 2 dozen languages. It is a tiny organization, doing tremendous good, punching way above its weight. I have no affiliation except as a donor. Anyway, there’s one option for helping spread the information…

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