Links 8/17/21

Links for you. Science:

Protecting the Immune-Compromised Keeps Everyone Safe. It isn’t just about social responsibility. It’s about ending the pandemic and not giving the coronavirus chances to evolve.
The IPCC Warns This Is a Make or Break Decade for Humanity
‘Tortured phrases’ give away fabricated research papers
‘This Is Really Scary’: Kids Struggle With Long Covid. Lingering physical, mental and neurological symptoms are affecting children as well as adults, including many who had mild reactions to the initial coronavirus infection.
Amazing 1,300-Year-Old Technology Found Hidden in Comox Harbour


The Democrats’ new cult of the popular: Why ‘talk about popular issues’ is not the magic answer the party is looking for (must-read)
Republican bid to limit health officials could cause ‘preventable tragedies’ – experts: At least nine states have considered ‘emergency power limitation’ legislation proposed by conservative organization ALEC
The YouTubers who blew the whistle on an anti-vax plot
Over 100 Unpublished Hokusai Drawings Resurface in New Exhibition
Sell This Book! Corporate publishing wants to turn all readers into renters. We’re trying to stop them.
D.C. officials turn down gyms’ request for mask mandate waiver (right now, with prevalence high, gyms should be mask wearing and vaccinated only; once the prevalence drops, make them vaccinated only)
Winona LaDuke Feels That President Biden Has Betrayed Native Americans
Delta variant makes Americans no longer think the worst of the pandemic is behind us
I’ll Be At The Adult Table, Right?
Who’s More Dangerous? Murdoch or Zuckerberg?
The three-or-four-hours rule for getting creative work done
I treat pediatric covid patients. What I’m seeing in our hospital scares me.
The Pandemic Gave New York City ‘Open Streets.’ Will They Survive?
Madison Cawthorn rallied behind parents resisting a mask mandate. Then some tried to depose their school board.
I Watched the Door at a D.C. Bar the First Night It Required Proof of Vaccination
To build “healthier cities,” we need to reevaluate urban wellness
Commuting patterns, workplaces may look different in a post-pandemic Washington, Post-Schar School poll finds
Rich Trumka lived in solidarity
Trump’s coup attempt grows even more worrisome as new details emerge
It was going to be huge
Nina Turner’s Loss Holds Lessons for Future Left Candidates
The Kamala Files

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