Links 8/21/21

Links for you. Science:

The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare-Associated Infections
How Will the Coronavirus Evolve?
Durability of mRNA-1273 vaccine–induced antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants (Moderna)
Use of COVID-19 Vaccines After Reports of Adverse Events Among Adult Recipients of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna): Update from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, July 2021
Don’t Panic, But Breakthrough Cases May Be a Bigger Problem Than You’ve Been Told: Current public-health messaging may understate the scale and risk. (haven’t liked much of Wallace-Wells COVID work, but this is worth reading)

Other:

‘We are in harm’s way’: Election officials fear for their personal safety amid torrent of false claims about voting
Israel tries to bridge gap with Diaspora amid fears of strained relations with the West
Comparing Brenda Donald’s Resume to the DCHA Director’s Job Description
Journalism Must Pick a Side — Not of a Party But for Democracy
Amazon’s Power Will Only Keep Expanding in the Near Future
Democrats Might Create A Tax Break For Union Membership In Budget Bill (instead of card check)
Brett Kavanaugh Without Tears: The tough time Democrats put the justice’s family through during his confirmation hearings was nothing compared to what Kavanaugh put Vince Foster’s family through in the 1990s.
Close to 50% of US Workers Can’t Afford to Rent One Bedroom Housing
Missing: Corporate Leadership on Vaccines
What Happens When the Anti-Vax Online Mob Finds Your Restaurant
The Great Washington Ponzi Scheme in Afghanistan comes Crashing Down
Manchin Bailed Out Plant That Pays Millions to His Family’s Coal Company
How to fix our rigged tax system
My Kids’ School Won’t Reinstate Masks Despite a Recent Surge in COVID Cases. Here’s What I Chose to Do.
Texas Republicans love to punish Austin. Now the pandemic is doing it for them.
Prepare for a long period of political rage. The new census data shows why.
As MTV Turns 40, It’s Time to Embrace the Generation That Grew Up With It
We Apologize for Claiming Critical Race Theory Will Make Your Children Sacrifice Their Classmates to Satan
Yes, Trump Is Ridiculous. He’s Also Dangerous.
Andrew Cuomo’s goons: The attorney general’s report makes it clear how much the governor has relied on aides and advisers to enable his behavior
“Obligation to Remember”: Author Spencer Ackerman on the Casualties of the War on Terror
The Peculiar Failure of the Mask Guidance
This Tennessee Republican Nearly Died From COVID. Now He’s Fighting Masks. State Rep. David Byrd needed a liver transplant after 55 days on a ventilator. Now he’s thanking the medical professionals who saved his life by battling mask and vaccine mandates.

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1 Response to Links 8/21/21

  1. Republicans will try to stop the vote counts in crucial Democratic precincts and we have to be
    https://medium.com/@PrestoVivace/the-precinct-captains-guide-to-protecting-the-ballot-2dd76a876be8ready.

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