Links for you. Science:
Will Kids Vaccines Get the Pandemic in Check? A tour through what the research says on transmission of the virus among the vaccinated. (excellent)
The Science Museum Wants Their Plastic Samples. They Refused
The impact of public health interventions in the Nordic countries during the first year of SARS-CoV-2 transmission and evolution
Try, try and try again: why did modern humans take so long to settle in Europe?
Detection and Characterization of Targeted Carbapenem-Resistant Health Care-Associated Threats: Findings from the Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network, 2017 to 2019
This Is Some Good Shit: How the sewage plant in our nation’s capital spins human poop into fertilizer gold.
Why Health-Care Workers Are Quitting in Droves
Here’s how the federal infrastructure package could improve transit
Republicans will defend anything — even Steve Bannon
The polls are clear: Democratic holdouts are killing Biden
The doctrine of executive privilege has become a danger to democracy
How The Atlantic’s Big Piece on Meth and Homelessness Gets It Wrong
On Fox Nation, Tucker Carlson goes full anti-vaccine with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
The Bad Guys Are Winning: If the 20th century was the story of slow, uneven progress toward the victory of liberal democracy over other ideologies—communism, fascism, virulent nationalism—the 21st century is, so far, a story of the reverse. (lumps all sorts of things together, but there is a good description of the ‘New Autocratic Model’)
What’s Stopping So Many Parents From Giving Their Kids the COVID Vaccine?
It’s Not Just White People: Democrats Are Losing Normal Voters of All Races
‘We won’: Howard protesters reach deal with university and end month-long occupation
Monopsony in Motion
Montgomery County’s Mask Mandate Will Return On Saturday (Mayor Bowser is horrible)
The Story Behind Those Expensive Exxon Gas Stations Wolf Blitzer Loves To Tweet About
Rep. Paul Gosar on track for censure, removal from committees
And so it begins: House Republican takes credit for infrastructure funding he voted against
Oh Great, They’re Filming Porn Inside Teslas on Autopilot
As infections rise, the San Joaquin Valley becomes the land of the eternal COVID surge
CHUCK TODD LIVES IN A RAREFIED WORLD
60 Minutes Helps Andrew Sullivan’s Whitewashing
House Republicans Just Showcased What 2023 Could Look Like
Marco Rubio Is Burnishing His Nihilist Credentials in a Political Party Gone Mad
‘Free speech warriors’ founded an anti-woke college. But they’re keeping their tenured day jobs