Links for you. Science:
How networks can make Omicron look more transmissible.
Characterization of a carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli from dairy cattle harbouring blaNDM-1 in an IncC plasmid
China Hawks Don’t Understand How Science Advances
Report 49: Growth, population distribution and immune escape of Omicron in England
Neutralization and Stability of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant
How Long Does Omicron Take to Make You Sick?
Even the best-case scenario with omicron will still be bad
Holding The Public To Account
Joe Manchin isn’t the only obstacle to Build Back Better
Manchin to kids in poverty: Let them eat cake
I Blame The Bernie Bros
Sarah Palin’s anti-vax talk shows Republicans have become a death cult
It’s time to start requiring booster shots
As Omicron surges and our systems strain, I wanted to share myCOVID19 experience in NYC last month. It was actually a hopeful window into what a society where we look out for one another and a government that is set up to truly care for us could look like. (if Biden were serious, he would be providing funding for this. But New Democrats gonna New Democrat)
The hidden, ugly truth behind Joe Manchin’s stance on BBB’s climate provisions
Little Penguins in Santa Suits With Bells Adorably Waddle Around the Matsue Vogel Zoo in Japan (THIS IS REALLY IMPORTANT)
The ‘most serious’ security breach ever is unfolding right now. Here’s what you need to know.
Federal Masking Guidance Letter
Joe Manchin Killed Build Back Better After The White House Hurt His Feelings
Union Gen. George Thomas
Sanders and the Squad Knew Manchin Couldn’t Be Trusted. They had strategies for taking on the West Virginian, but top Democrats refused to listen.
Our Sister Outlet
A Barrage Of New Tests Is Overwhelming D.C. Teachers In An Already Draining Year
Just Solve Problems
Mass teacher callout after student dies from COVID in Philadelphia
D.C. schools stayed open amid surges. Many students stayed home.