Links 11/19/21

Links for you. Science:

There Are Sharks in the River Thames
SARS-CoV-2 reinfection associates with unstable housing and occurs in the presence of antibodies
8 lingering questions about the new Covid pills from Merck and Pfizer
COVID-19 surge fueled by unvaccinated children in U.K., a warning for California (still very angry at all the Thinky Thought Leaders who idiotically believed otherwise)
Beetles that look like ladybugs are swarming in some eastern states. And they can bite. (bit overblown, but good story about an introduced species)
Serious about climate change? Get serious about peat.


Why do Democrats let Republicans set the terms of debate? (because professional Democrats suck at their jobs)
General Electric Breaks Up, Symbolizing Decline of American Manufacturing and the High Price of Financialization
Gosh, fights about schools might be hyped
Howard is Wrong to Blame Student Protesters for Layoffs
Decades before Steve Bannon was charged with contempt of Congress, Rita Lavelle was tried
Will California Get Its Shot at Single-Payer Health Care?
Racism costs Americans trillions. Biden and the Fed say they’re working to change that.
The CBS Phrenology Hour
The world’s first anti-vaccination movement spread fears of half-cow babies
Tell Me Another
Vaccine mandates are spreading. Italy shows what to expect.
Manchin keeps arguing Build Back Better will lead to more inflation. Manchin is wrong
Nicole Hemmer Interviews Jay Rosen
Austrian unvaccinated lockdown starts amid COVID resurgence
Lawsuit Threats, Empty Seats, and a “COVID Mobile”: Trump’s Disastrous Tulsa Rally Was Even More of a Train Wreck Than Originally Thought
She helped her husband start a far-right militia group. Now the Oath Keeper’s wife says she has regrets
A newly disclosed memo reveals Trump’s plot to turn the military into his personal goon squad
Former Trump aide said she was told not to play Taylor Swift at the White House: ‘Are you trying to get fired?’ (don’t mess with the Swifties!)
Biden’s bill isn’t a celebration of bipartisanship. It’s the funeral.
A 20-year-old became one of ‘America’s Most Wanted.’ 52 years later, his obituary helped solve the case.
Republicans vow revenge against mean Democrats
Denmark’s Hard Lessons About Trust and the Pandemic
Anti-vaccine protesters disrupt kids COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Currier Museum

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