Links 2/16/22

Links for you. Science:

Long-term cardiovascular outcomes of COVID-19 (important and really bad; as I’ve been saying one percent of people with long term issues is a conservative estimate)
Long-Haul COVID Cases Could Spike after Latest Wave
Protection of COVID-19 vaccination and previous infection against Omicron BA.1 and Delta SARS-CoV-2 infections, the Netherlands, 22 November 2021- 19 January 2022
Rapid increase in Omicron infections in England during December 2021: REACT-1 study
These Animals Are Feasting on the Ruins of an Extinct World
COVID-19 takes serious toll on heart health—a full year after recovery


Washington Is Not a Swamp: Ignore the lazy conventional wisdom. The nation’s capital is the most public-spirited city in the country. By far.
I had a mild case of COVID. I’m back to work & looking from the outside very much back to baseline. I’m the “99%” that so many like to reference. But like many who also had mild COVID, much of my existence is different, shifted, not quite right & just “off.” (again, you’re normal and not cowardly to want to avoid getting this)
The American right’s hypocritical embrace of the anti-vaccine Canadian truckers
The 14th Amendment Threat to Madison Cawthorn’s Congressional Career Is Real
It’s hard to trust the press when journalists keep saving scoops for future books (and why don’t newspaper editors fire them for this? Don’t they want the story?)
Shred It! Tear It! Eat It! Flush It! Kill It With Fire!
Let’s All Sweat Student Debt
Trump and Co. Have Now Committed Every Sin of the Hillary Clinton Email Saga
What happens the next time stocks take 30 years to get back to their present value?
Data Errors Imperil D.C.’s Participation In Group That Cleans Up States’ Voter Rolls (failures in governance)
Central Bucks cancels trip to D.C. over concerns that unvaccinated students could feel excluded (actually didn’t do the research…)
The Doctor Will See You Now: D.C. Housing Authority is about to get a federal checkup
Big Brained Economists
Eric Schneiderman Says He’s Changed. Is That Enough?
Dingus of the Week: Anyone Who Signed the Harvard Open Letter
A Virginia Bill Could End The Battle Over School Masking (stupid policy)
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Asks Board Of Education To Lift School Mask Rules (more stupid policy)
Food Fight: Inside Team Biden’s Disastrous Meeting With Restaurant Leaders Over Covid Relief (New Democrats gonna New Democrat)
Is American Exceptionalism What We Think It Is?
Data-driven mask policies are a smart approach to managing the pandemic
Bay Area yards are filled with mysterious avocado varieties. This man is on a mission to find them all
Erik Prince Helped Raise Money for Conservative Spy Venture. New details reveal the ambitions of an operation intended to infiltrate opponents of Donald Trump, including moderate Republicans as well as progressives and Democrats.
Horrific allegations of racism prompt California lawsuit against Tesla
From “crack pipes” to “critical race theory”: GOP’s 2022 midterm strategy is overt racism

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