Links for you. Science:
Patterns of antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 among 1.6 million blood donors: Impact of vaccination, United States December 2020 – June 2021
In search for coronavirus origins, Hubei caves and wildlife farms draw new scrutiny (using lab-leak logic, China’s unwillingness to grant access to these caves and farms would mean…)
Smart Parrots Need More to Keep Their Minds Busy
Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 After COVID-19 Screening and Mitigation Measures for Primary School Children Attending School in Liège, Belgium (really important)
Covid and cancer: A dangerous combination, especially for people of color
Infrastructure Bill Would Help Protect Bees and Butterflies
Ryan Zinke is Running for Office Again in Montana. On Instagram, He’s Often in Santa Barbara.
White Tiger and Cheetah Furs: A Mess of Trump Gift Exchanges
Ezra Klein is really making a short story long in his criticisms of David Shor here, and he misses a lot of (to a poli sci audience, at least) obvious problems besides Shor’s lack of transparency.
Chance encounter at sports bar causes anti-vax man to change his mind (doesn’t scale though)
A new film explores the life of Odessa Madre, the ‘queen’ of D.C.’s underworld
Bruce Allen emails include Adam Schefter seeking feedback on unpublished story
Council member Robert C. White Jr. will run for D.C. mayor (acceptable replacement of Bowser, who should be replaced)
Dave Chappelle’s Betrayal
Across America, students are back in school. It’s working — but it’s weird.
Confederate monuments and the history of lynching in the American South: An empirical examination
Texas Boogaloo Boy Admits In Court He Traveled to Minneapolis After George Floyd Died, Fired 13 Shots In Police Precinct Building to Sow Chaos
Are Your Republican Neighbors Planning On Killing You?
Daily Wire and the bottomless marketing funnel of bigotry
Black flag: Understanding the Trumpists’ latest threatening symbol
My Solution for Breaking the Logjam in Congress (bribe them)
Violent seditionists are being arrested by SWAT teams and it’s making them very upset
D.C. Councilmember Robert White Jumps Into Mayoral Race
It’s time for NFL to release all information from the Washington Football Team investigation
Dear Democrats: Only 10% of People Even Know What You Are Fighting For
Shirtless soldiers lie on broken glass, smash bricks as Kim Jong Un vows ‘invincible’ military
Biden’s inaction is poised to hand GOP the majority on this key agency (Democrats simply don’t govern well, it’s so frustrating)
Parents say Black students were beaten and spit on by white classmates
The Undignified Demise of Centrism