Links 5/14/21

Links for you. Science:

China Sinovac Shot Seen Highly Effective in Real World Study
After the Pandemic, Will More People Wear Masks for Colds and Flu? (hard to separate masking from social distancing)
Ghost fish: after 420 million years in the deeps, modern gillnets from shark fin trade drag coelacanths into the light
World’s Most Vaccinated Nation Is Spooked by Covid Spike: Seychelles has seen a surge in coronavirus cases even though much of its population was inoculated with China’s Sinopharm vaccine. (read to the end. Full courses matter)
Why does COVID make people so sick, so quickly? Israeli geneticist has an answer


Who Sold That Gun? Nobody’s Telling.
Arizona ‘Democrat’ Kyrsten Sinema burns her voters back home, while D.C. Republicans cheer
Lunatics Are Still Stalking the Hallways of the Capitol
Palm Beach officials reportedly planning for Trump indictment. Word ‘extradition’ was mentioned
Don’t Sleep on Mitch McConnell as a Shame Pioneer
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s envy of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s social media clout is getting ugly
Roughly Two-Thirds Of D.C.’s Health Care Workers And First Responders Are Vaccinated
White House reportedly wants a tweak to strengthen D.C. statehood bill
Palestinian Refugees Deserve to Return Home. Jews Should Understand.
Leaked Video: Dark Money Group Brags About Writing GOP Voter Suppression Bills Across the Country
Residents revolted over a ‘tent city’ in their neighborhood—until they saw how well it worked
“The Call Center Is a Disaster:” Department of Employment Services Director Offers Explanations To Ongoing D.C. Unemployment Problems
As D.C. Prepares to Reopen, What Will We Incorporate Into Our New Normal?
Battlestar Galactica Lessons from Ransomware to the Pandemic
Lyon’s legacy IV: White families’ homes
Scout’s Honor
Former Staffer Sues US Congressman Alleging ‘Reckless’ Approach to COVID-19
The Resurrection Of Reagan’s “Welfare Queen”
Coronavirus variants could lead to a ‘treble size’ third wave, warns SAGE, if Britain’s roadmap out of lockdown loosens all restrictions too early
Congressional Democrats have a 100% vaccination rate (Senate Republicans are vaccinated; less than half of House Republicans will say they are)
Raising Capital Gains Taxes Is the Fair Move

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