Links 10/29/21

Links for you. Science:

Human History Gets a Rewrite. A brilliant new account upends bedrock assumptions about 30,000 years of change
Zookeeping isn’t common in the Black community. This Black zookeeper wants to change that.
LMAS: Evaluating metagenomic de novo assembly methods through defined communities
New study reveals why Provincetown did not become a COVID super-spreader event
‘Health equity tourists’: How white scholars are colonizing research on health disparities
Western monarch butterflies have been vanishing. This week, a sanctuary saw thousands return.

Other:

Having To Get The Band Back Together Every 2 Years (important)
Who cares if anti-vaxxers quit their jobs?
Want to Know More About Critical Race Theory? Look at Virginia’s Schools—For More Than 75 Years
The soul-crushing fight of parents battling right-wing COVID nihilism. No amount of evidence will convince Republicans to keep our kids safe in the pandemic
The case for ‘Havana Syndrome’ skepticism
Sen. Joe Manchin wants to restrict who gets the child tax credit. These West Virginians may pay the price if he gets his way.
Predatory precarity
I’m a Florida school board member. This is how protesters come after me.
The Shabbos Goyim
Meet the Istanbul street dog who has become a sensation
January 6 Wasn’t a Riot. It Was War.
Longer, more frequent outages afflict the U.S. power grid as states fail to prepare for climate change
My Father, the Hitman
A Chicago museum ‘fired’ its volunteers. Why diversity consultants say it was the right move.
Ill Lawmaker Makes Florida Surgeon General Leave Her Office For Not Wearing Mask
White supremacists are returning to Charlottesville. But this time, they’re on trial.
‘New Democrats’ Break With Their Anti-Welfare Past And Back Biden’s Agenda
How Facebook neglected the rest of the world, fueling hate speech and violence in India
Oath Keepers’ insurrectionist extremism spreads among elected officials, hacked data reveals
The Revenge of the Essential Worker
The Supply Chain Story Everyone Is Missing
Brandon Lee was killed by a prop gun on ‘The Crow,’ decades before Alec Baldwin shot Halyna Hutchins
Here’s Why Developing Countries Can Make mRNA Covid Vaccines
Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff. Two sources are communicating with House investigators and detailed a stunning series of allegations to Rolling Stone, including a promise of a “blanket pardon” from the Oval Office

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