Links 10/27/21

Links for you. Science:

Children could be dangerous carriers of virus (been saying this for a long time; here’s the latest edition…)
Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads by Breathing, Scientists Report
Longer Mosquito Seasons—Like the One We Just Had—Could Be Our Future
Trapped in amber: Fossilized dinosaur-era crab bridges evolutionary gap
Covid-19 vaccines and miscarriages? No link.
The Good Part About ‘Waning’ Immunity


Don’t look now, but once again the super-rich are winning
A worker in Florida applied to 60 entry-level jobs in September and got one interview
Trumper Privilege
Here’s the Story with Kyrsten Sinema
China Is Watching You
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz says he talks every week to Sen. Joe Manchin, who is pushing to cut Biden agenda (like ya do)
Explainer: Faqtions
Is Biden Doing Enough to Protect Democracy?
The Facebook Whistleblower Won’t Change Anything. Whistleblowing has turned into a secular form of confession that keeps the limelight on one person instead of the movements already doing the work
Joe Manchin Hates Spending More Than He Loves Children
Colin Powell Is Proof We Need To Do Better For Immunocompromised People
‘You need to govern from the streets.’ What small-business owners on one block want to see from Boston’s next mayor
His life made the world worse
Bogus “Historic” Districts: The New Exclusionary Zoning?
Gov. Northam, leader of Virginia’s fight against pandemic, has had ‘long COVID’ for a year
Bernie Sanders Shows Democrats How to Deal With Joe Manchin
MLB Is Testing Ways to Fix Baseball’s Boredom Problem
No time to die: An in-depth analysis of James Bond’s exposure to infectious agents
Manchin’s shameful child-care stance isn’t just bad politics. It’s self-defeating policy.
Antitrust Anachronism: The Interracial Wealth Transfer in Collegiate Athletics Under the Consumer Welfare Standard\
A Veteran Journalist Finds Himself the Center of the Story. How did Ray Suarez end up jobless and worrying about how he was going to pay his dental bills?
License plate scanners were supposed to bring peace of mind. Instead they tore the neighborhood apart.
I Thought We’d Be Heroes
Carol’s Journey’: What Facebook knew about how it radicalized users. Internal documents suggest Facebook has long known its algorithms and recommendation systems push some users to extremes.

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