Links 6/15/21

Links for you. Science:

SARS Wars: the Fomites Strike Back (good article, but very misleading title)
WHO reveals new global antibiotic resistance data, more concerns
Embrace the WHO’s new naming system for coronavirus variants
In China’s latest outbreak, doctors say the infected get sicker, faster. (need more data, but not a good datum)
Seeking clues to mysteries of coronavirus by studying a person’s ability to taste bitterness


Wingnut Evolution
Wisconsin Judge Halts Federal Loan Forgiveness For Farmers Of Color (pretty much proving Critical Race Theory…)
Steve Bannon’s Useful Idiots – Addendum
Why I’m Giving Bill Barr The Benefit Of The Doubt
The Rent’s Too Damned High
Meager Rewards for Workers, Exceptionally Rich Pay for C.E.O.s
There Is No Labor Shortage, Only Labor Exploitation
Negotiating Ransoms: When to Play and When to Fold
Escape from Little Island. New York City welcomes the bad future of urban planning
The C.D.C.’s New Leader Follows the Science. Is That Enough? By all accounts, Dr. Rochelle Walensky is a fierce advocate and an empathetic scientist. But C.D.C. advice must be better attuned to the real world, critics say.
The making of a domestic violent extremist
The Drug That Could Break American Health Care. Aduhelm, the first new Alzheimer’s drug in 18 years, may not work. But states and Medicare might pay billions of dollars for it anyway. (don’t know if it will be as expensive as claimed, but it won’t be cheap)
Where Did the SARS-CoV-2 Virus Come From?
The Trump Coast
A simple fix for polarization in Congress: Less polarizing bill titles
Blinded by Brighter Headlights? It’s Not Your Imagination.
Bo Schembechler’s son says his father knew about University of Michigan doctor’s abuse
Virtually all hospitalized Covid patients have one thing in common: They’re unvaccinated
Fighting to Teach Real American History
Brian Stelter on How the 2020 Election “Radicalized” Fox News
Fifty years later, Pentagon Papers still speak loudly about war and government untruths

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