Links 7/14/21

Links for you. Science:

How an Obscure Underwater Lab Has Influenced Sea Research and Space Exploration
Transcript: Ezra Klein Interviews James Suzman (interesting anthropology)
‘Too good to be true’: Doubts swirl around trial that saw 77% reduction in COVID-19 mortality
Long COVID Symptoms – Such As Fatigue, Brain Fog, and Rashes – Likely Caused by Epstein-Barr Virus Reactivation (awful headline; this is one study)
EPA scientists allege in letter that the ‘war on science’ has continued under the Biden administration


Trump’s Cult of Animosity Shows No Sign of Letting Up
The Agony and Ecstasy of the Trump Reporters, After the Fall of Trump
Elsewhere in the Ivy Leagues
Vacancies remain in key Biden administration positions
Tears, Politics And Money: School Boards Become Battle Zones
Returning to school was supposed to be great. The reality was more complicated.
Chuck Schumer Warns He May Need To Cut Senate’s August Recess Short
Biden fires head of Social Security Administration, a Trump holdover who drew the ire of Democrats
Did A Study Find Your Cat Hated Having You Home During Lockdown? Not Quite.
Rent prices are soaring as Americans flock back to cities (not all cities though…)
A stalwart of old Boston society is reinvented for modern sensibilities (“the ‘Quin”–sounds worse than the original…)
If progressives don’t start taking rising crime seriously, they risk getting mugged by reality
Delta variant spills out of an incubator that is also a Midwest tourist hotspot
Iceland tested a 4-day workweek. Employees were productive — and happier, researchers say.
Eric Adams Won as a Centrist, but Bold Progressives Took the Other 2 Citywide Contests
The Adorable Way That Baby Koalas Are Weighed
GOP lawmakers caught on video telling activists to thank Manchin and Sinema for not blowing up the filibuster: ‘Without that, we would be dead meat’
All of Us Should Be Working Four-Day Weeks
Who holds the welding rod?
Software Licensing Is A Scam
Exxon Admits Capitalism Created The Climate Crisis (not sure all capitalisms are the culprits, but shareholder value capitalism certainly is)

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