Links 9/30/21

Links for you. Science:

Johnson & Johnson says additional dose boosts Covid vaccine efficacy
Longer NYC Commutes, Household Crowding Linked To Higher COVID-19 Rates
Covid-19 origins: Chinese study uncovers over 140 bat coronaviruses but says none linked to pandemic
Prevalence of Symptoms More Than Seven Months After Diagnosis of Symptomatic COVID-19 in an Outpatient Setting
The future of weight loss (maybe)


On the Internet, We’re Always Famous (a good reason to blog/tweet under a pseudonym)
Trump Had a Mob. He Also Had a Plan.
These Republican Candidates Believe Trump Won 2020. Now They Want to Control 2024
Doctor who has lost over 100 patients to covid says some deny virus from their deathbeds: ‘I don’t believe you’
Investigative reporter Dave Biscobing breaks down the problems with MCAO and Phoenix PD
The Internet’s Original Sin
Rebutting Trump’s claims about fraud in Arizona, point by point
A Jewish Tradition Makes Room for Unconventional Design
No, Oregon isn’t a case study against mask mandates
Right-wing Iowa school board candidate abruptly withdraws. Guess why?
How Los Angeles Became the City of Dingbats
Heading Into Another Pandemic Fall, Experts Say Case Trajectory Hinges On Improved Vaccination Rates
Trial Run? Attorney General Karl Racine tries out his platform for mayor.
L.A. County sheriff’s unit accused of targeting political enemies, vocal critics
The countermajoritarian difficulties
‘Vigilante treatments’: Anti-vaccine groups push people to leave ICUs
Fallout begins for far-right trolls who trusted Epik to keep their identities secret
A Canadian COVID-19 study that turned out to be wrong has spread like wildfire among anti-vaxxers
How Moderate Democrats Derailed Police Reform: Centrists demanded a police reform bill that didn’t go too far. Now they don’t get one at all. (or maybe they didn’t want one at all?)
The Great Pandemic and the Global Response: A Q&A with Adam Tooze about his new book on the economics of COVID
People With Developmental Disabilities Want Their Home Health Workers Vaccinated
The future of remote work
The real stakes of Apple’s battle over remote work. Inside the unexpected fight that’s dividing the most valuable company in the world.

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