Links 2/26/22

Links for you. Science:

How Long Covid Exhausts the Body
SARS-CoV-2 Omicron triggers cross-reactive neutralization and Fc effector functions in previously vaccinated, but not unvaccinated individuals
COVID-19 patients face higher risk of brain fog and depression, even 1 year after infection
An ancient link between heart and head — as seen in the blobby, headless sea squirt
Act of ‘Heresy’ Adds Horseshoe Crabs to Arachnid Family Tree. A team of researchers say that rather than occupying their own branch in the history of life on Earth, horseshoe crabs are in the same group as spiders and scorpions.
Got a Covid Booster? You Probably Won’t Need Another for a Long Time


The Atlantic published 10X more articles lamenting school Covid protocols than it did on the sunsetting of a Tax Credit that threw 3.7M children back into poverty.
These Are the Issues Swing Voters Care About (And the Ones They Don’t)
The Great Resignation is also the Great Retirement of the baby boomers. That’s a problem.
The Supreme Court’s ‘Dead Hand’. The 6–3 majority-conservative Supreme Court is dangerously out of step with a demographically and culturally changing America.
The Challenges of an Electric-Vehicle Revolution. The United States Postal Service could lead by example with its new fleet of delivery trucks. What’s standing in the way?
The Biden Appointee Who Could Change the Constitution. How hard is it to amend the Constitution? Even harder than you think.
What’s the Matter with American Cities?
Thursday Was One of the Most Radical Days for the Federal Courts in Years
AOC’s searing criticism of Democrats is insightful
Joe Biden Is Quietly Pursuing the Creeping Privatization of Medicare
You Just Can’t Tell the Truth About America Anymore
Most Americans Say They’ll Keep Masks on Even If Mandates Go Away (masking is popular)
The Oil Industry And Its GOP Allies Are Trying To Sink Biden’s Climate-Focused Fed Pick
Protests grow in Puerto Rico amid demands for higher wages
Why is S.F. Chinatown’s internet so bad? ‘It’s racism,’ says the person trying to fix it
Constitutional Right To Say The Hard ‘R’ Without Criticism
Look at Whose Lifestyles American Taxpayers Are Expected to Fund
Who Is Behind QAnon? Linguistic Detectives Find Fingerprints. Using machine learning, separate teams of computer scientists identified the same two men as likely authors of messages that fueled the viral movement.
Mask Mandates Save Lives
Metro’s Twitter was hacked — and that might be the least of its problems
3 states with shuttered nuclear plants see emissions rise
Another Adams Pick With Anti-LGBTQ+ Views Shows ‘Trend’
Lived Through This: In his book The Nineties, Chuck Klosterman tried to write about the decade as it felt at the time — at least to some people.

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