Links 9/29/21

Links for you. Science:

Winter is coming, again: What to expect from Covid-19 as the season looms
Effectiveness of the Single-Dose Ad26.COV2.S COVID Vaccine
Rock dust could put a drain on atmospheric carbon — will this technology work?
Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity (hypotheses aren’t mutually exclusive)
Floods Have Swamped the US. The Next Health Problem: Mold
Ivory-billed woodpecker officially declared extinct, along with 22 other species


Our constitutional crisis is already here
The sacred and the profane: A former D.C. charter school board member calls for change
Tucker completes Fox’s descent into white-nationalist propaganda with ‘great replacement’ rant
Four Democrats Who’ve Been Bought by Big Pharma
Florida remains screwed as DeSantis picks hydroxychloroquine-supporting quack as new surgeon general
Another View from Arizona, Annals of Sinema
Big Pharma, medical firms donated $750K to Kyrsten Sinema — then she opposed drug bill
Hundreds of DC Firefighters Seek Religious Exemption From COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
In defense of Dr. Joseph Fu
The Arizona ‘audit’ just destroyed a big GOP lie — in more ways than one
Harper’s Assholes
No, Vaccinated People Are Not ‘Just as Likely’ to Spread the Coronavirus as Unvaccinated People
How the Jan. 6 probe could unearth sordid new details about the Trump coup memo
Not Getting Vaccinated to Own Your Fellow Libs: They’ve aligned themselves with forces they despise. But lefty anti-vaxxers don’t see the contradiction. (the key thing is that, for some, anti-vaxx is turning them rightward)
Most Virginia voters support vaccine mandates for workers, teachers and high school athletes, Post-Schar School poll finds
Metro Board Leans Toward Creating Targeted Discounts For Low-Income Riders (and how will this be done? Implementation is critical–seems hard?)
Let’s bust the myth: a car-friendly neighborhood isn’t a child-friendly neighborhood
The Restaurant Host Is Suddenly at the Front of the Covid Wars
How Did Time’s Up Go So Wrong? The glitzy advocacy organization posited that strong women could fix the world. They couldn’t even fix their own workplace.
What Brooklyn Dirt Bike Teens Have in Common With My Midwestern Stepdad
‘Don’t get vaccinated’: Fake funeral home is used to promote coronavirus shots

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