Links 5/25/21

Links for you. Science:

Mix-and-match COVID vaccines trigger potent immune response
It’s a golden age for Chinese archaeology — and the West is ignoring it
In the Tales Told by Sewage, Public Health and Privacy Collide
High COVID-19 death rate among Hispanics may be linked to work
Household COVID-19 risk and in-person schooling


The mess in Maricopa: Votes are still being counted in Arizona. It won’t change the winner. But it might change America.
Few American Jews are non-White, but a new poll shows that is likely to change
I watched the GOP’s Arizona election audit. It was worse than you think.
Texas wants to suppress our history, too
‘Collective amnesia’: Texas politicians knowingly blew 3 chances to fix the failing power grid
The mob made me do it: Rioters claim Jan. 6 crowd at fault
Failure of command: Gov. Baker and a top deputy played key roles in events leading up to the COVID-19 tragedy at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, but publicly faulted others. (this is why I argue 80% of elected politicians shouldn’t be re-elected)
Koch Funded Eviction Push While Buying Real Estate Stakes
The Confrontations Are Coming: Why Democrats have to be bold and careful at the same time
The Real Cancel Culture on Campus
Liz Cheney won’t be the last casualty of conservatism’s epistemic collapse. The intellectual destruction of Christian fundamentalism has caused the American right to believe that truth is entirely the product of social power
How capitalism is reshaping cities (literally). Real estate investing has changed the look of buildings, cities, and the world. Author Matthew Soules explains how.
Incoming Washington Post editor leaves behind an AP debacle
What Happens When Americans Can Finally Exhale
Time to temper my optimism?
Why Prosecutors Need to Prepare the Country for Donald Trump’s Trial. If the former president is charged, Americans will be shocked.
Actually Old
Thomas Dingus knows how to keep Americans alive on the road, but many are not listening
The campaign for D.C. statehood just got a big boost (letter here)
The Families Torn Apart By Vaccine Politics: Their loved ones turned anti-vaxx, then they turned on each other.
Consent Theater: Some of privacy’s thorniest questions

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