Links 7/28/21

Links for you. Science:

Astronomers push for global debate on giant satellite swarms
The unusual Lambda variant is rapidly spreading in South America. Here’s what we know.
Treadmill Decarbonization Doesn’t Help
J.&J. Vaccine May Be Less Effective Against Delta, Study Suggests
World’s Coral Scientists Warn Action is Needed Now to Save Even a Few Reefs from Climate Change


Necessary or Not, Booster Shots Are Probably Coming
How bad can it be?
People Want To Work, They Just Don’t Want To Work For You
“Don’t You Work With Old People?”: Many Elder-Care Workers Still Refuse to Get COVID-19 Vaccine
NYC, let’s talk mandatory vaccinations
Less than 1% of fully vaccinated people in D.C. have contracted coronavirus, data shows
Remember when Politico said DeSantis “won the pandemic”?
Irresponsible States Are Threatening All of Us
‘Deadly serious’: Pelosi goes to war with GOP over Jan. 6
Brigaded By The Vile Trolls Again
This Will End With President Tucker Carlson
No Jab, No Play Should Have Been the Ironclad Rule of These Olympics
Why should vaccinated people wear masks? UCSF expert gives his take.
Sleepaway camp in New York says 31 campers under age 12 tested positive for Covid-19
Rick Dennison out as Minnesota Vikings assistant after refusing COVID-19 vaccine, sources say (good)
Murders are up. Crime is not. What’s going on?
Vaccinated America Has Had Enough: In the United States, this pandemic could be almost over by now. The reasons it’s still going are pretty clear.
The huge, gaping hole in our media discussion of the GOP and Jan. 6
The DCCC’s Top Bundler Is an Oil Lobbyist
The Battles to Come Over the Benefits of Working From Home. Not having to commute was the equivalent of a big bonus for many employees. In the future, bosses may expect more hours in exchange for remote work, an economist says.
Thousands of bullets have been fired in this D.C. neighborhood. Fear is part of everyday life.
The Decade’s Biggest Political Deadline
They Waited, They Worried, They Stalled. This Week, They Got the Shot. (the number of respondents who are afraid of needles seems notable)

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