Links 12/16/21

Links for you. Science:

How to Save Sharks and Rays From Extinction
Lyme disease – USA: (NB) 1st cases acquired in state (range expansion of Lyme disease…)
Omicron is getting more defined
Improved neutralization of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant after Pfizer-BioNTech BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine boosting
Third BNT162b2 vaccination neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron infection
Omicron spreading rapidly in U.S. and could bring punishing wave as soon as January, CDC warns

Other:

This Is What Happens When Workers Don’t Control Their Own Lives
Tornadoes ripped the roof off American capitalism
This block used to be for first-time homebuyers. Then global investors bought in. (this is going to be such a clusterfuck)
Fox News hosts grew alarmed about Jan. 6 — after feeding the ‘big lie’ themselves
SF Burger King Franchisee Owes $1.9M In Wage-Theft Case (crime in San Francisco…)
Liars
Mild Omicron could still be bad (doesn’t mention long COVID either)
The best science images of 2021
Pretending To Believe
The Senate changed its rules to save the economy. One senator wants a repeat to save the democracy
What crime might Trump have committed on Jan. 6? Liz Cheney points to one.
Good to Know That Universal Pre-K Is a Threat to Our Economic Stability But $768 Billion for Bombs Isn’t
Free Market Economy
On Jan. 6 itself, Trump’s allies understood that he was the catalyst
The Coronavirus Turned a Rural County Into a Battleground for Millionaires
Trump’s PowerPoint coup plotters were crackpots. We may not be so lucky next time.
Omicron Is a Dress Rehearsal for the Next Pandemic
Former Beth Aaron Synagogue (1951) on Wyoming Avenue in Detroit, MI
D.C. mayor unveils plans to incentivize office-to-residential conversions as downtown struggles to recover
I monitor Trump’s die-hard base. They’re still plotting out in the open.
Fox News passes Trump’s loyalty test: It’s about more than lying — it’s about teaching how to lie
bell hooks, Pathbreaking Black Feminist, Dies at 69
The GOP plotted to overturn the 2020 election before it was even over

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1 Response to Links 12/16/21

  1. The sources for your Lyme Disease story do not seem to know that the state code for Nebraska is NE, not NB.

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