Links 7/20/21

Links for you. Science:

Male gender is a predictor of higher mortality in hospitalized adults with COVID-19
‘Long COVID’: More than a quarter of COVID-19 patients still symptomatic after 6 months
Post-Vaccination Infections Come in 2 Different Flavors
Can the Jaguar, King of the Forest, Save an Entire Ecosystem?
Coincidental killers: We assume that microbes evolved to attack humans when actually we are just civilian casualties in a much older war

Other:

The Next Covid-19 Battle Will Be About Vaccinating Kids
Why are so few Black professors tenured? Texas has made little progress despite promises of change
Amazon Gets the Go-Ahead to Track Your Sleep With Radar
Biden Targets Non-Compete Agreements, Which Restrict the Job Opportunities of Millions of Low-Wage Workers
Alabama military base is first in the U.S. to require vaccination proof amid rising covid-19 rates
Kremlin papers appear to show Putin’s plot to put Trump in White House
This Is What Billionaire Justice Looks Like
Vaxxed or axed: To protect patients, every health care worker must be vaccinated
Why Nauru Is Pushing the World Toward Deep-Sea Mining
Trump fumes about each new book revelation as his advisers panic over upcoming tell-alls (“Everyone else is anxious about the mountain of new books because they fully expect their hated “allies” to throw them under every possible bus as each person in Trump’s orbit attempts to Pull An Ivanka and claim that they, and only they, were the sane ones as everyone else wandered through the hallways doing crimes or assisting Trump as he killed off a half-million Americans through incompetence.”)
Closed-Door Progressive Caucus Antitrust Meeting Turns Fiery Amid Industry Influence Allegations
This Is an Absolutely Damning Account of What Trump Was Up to on January 6. As his supporters sacked the Capitol, the president did not lift a finger to stop the madness. Because he wanted it to continue. Because it was his last chance to stay in power.
Trump’s GOP enablers know just what’s coming
The tedium of the Trump-books news cycle
Based or cringe? A new way of explaining the same old political brawls
William Regnery II, Reclusive Millionaire Who Financed American Fascists, Dead At 80
Sen. Joe Manchin, key Democratic holdout on federal voting protections, coming to Texas for fundraiser hosted by several GOP donors
Republicans Now Have Two Ways to Threaten Elections
The GOP-led hysteria over antiracist education has arrived in Massachusetts
The Point of the Phony Arizona ‘Audit’ Is to Never Finish the Audit
A Massachusetts Democrat Flush With Pharma Cash Echoes Industry Talking Points. Rep. Jake Auchincloss’ objection to a key element of Democrats’ prescription drug bill shines a light on the pharmaceutical industry’s enduring influence on Capitol Hill.

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1 Response to Links 7/20/21

  1. Illyria says:

    It’s male sex that’s the predictor, not male gender identity. Biology is important.

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