Links 5/22/21

Links for you. Science:

How the Covid pandemic ends: Scientists look to the past to see the future
Mask Use and Ventilation Improvements to Reduce COVID-19 Incidence in Elementary Schools — Georgia, November 16–December 11, 2020
COVID-19 Testing to Sustain In-Person Instruction and Extracurricular Activities in High Schools — Utah, November 2020–March 2021
Two more coronaviruses can infect people, studies suggest
Multidrug-resistant bacteria is significantly less common in organic meat, new study finds (paper here)


Joe Manchin, please listen carefully to what Mitch McConnell just told you
Hey conservatives, this is why liberals don’t believe you care about free speech
Too much foreign policy criticism blames Jewish groups for US support of the apartheid in Palestine, when Christian Zionists are truly responsible. That’s its own kind of antisemitism.
Scottish Parliament tour guide doesn’t give a fuck
The Shock Jock Texts That Could Be Critical in the Matt Gaetz Probe
Pentagon push has more US servicemembers getting vaccinated
There’s Money to Be Made in the Democracy Destruction Business
California Democrat: Won’t Somebody Think Of Poor PG&E? No, Wait, She Means Poor PEOPLE.
What would it take to drag the GOP back to reality?
Their Own Private Idaho: Five Oregon Counties Back a Plan to Secede
Why a major nurses union thinks it’s too soon to relax mask rules
Tribune shareholders vote to sell legendary chain of newspapers to a hedge fund. It appears to mark the defeat of a year-long effort by the newspapers’ journalists, concerned about Alden Global Capital’s cost-cutting practices, to find wealthy local buyers instead.
Trump Is Marching Down the Road to Political Violence. The Republican Party must counteract lies rather than indulge them.
Andrew Yang’s Subway Plan is So Bad that It Should Disqualify Him to Run This City
Statement on my termination from The Associated Press

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