Links 3/8/22

Links for you. Science:

Genomics’ Ethical Gray Areas Are Harming the Developing World. A recent controversy in the Philippines illustrates the pitfalls and pressure points of international genomics research.
First Dog in Illinois Diagnosed With COVID-19
‘Something is off here’: Black biotech entrepreneurs still struggle for funding as the industry pledges to diversify
As a research topic, Long Covid found me
A blast-stressed elephant and an abandoned lemur: The war within Kyiv’s zoo
Sea Level Rise Will Be Catastrophic—and Unequal


The DC Crime Lab Symbolizes a Decade of Failures
The Challenge of the Democratic Communications Chasm (“Simply informing people was enough to move Biden’s response from kind of unpopular to extremely popular.”)
Russian oligarchs don’t have the power — or inclination — to stop Putin
Critically Ill-equipped. Hospital understaffing is not just a pandemic problem
Randall Kennedy on Why Critical Race Theory is Important
Ahead of election, South Korea’s feminists battle sexist backlash
After Putin
China says it seeks to ‘resolve’ Taiwan question, amid comparisons to Ukraine
Listen to Bernie Sanders and End the Bosses’ Baseball Lockout
‘I woke up to the sound of explosions’: How war abruptly changed life in Ukraine
A letter to the Western Left from Kyiv: The ‘anti-imperialism of idiots’ meant people turned a blind eye to Russia’s actions
Don’t Be a Tankie: How the Left Should Respond to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Why is Putin attacking Ukraine? He told us.
This Doctor Has Pushed Unproven Drugs And Questioned COVID Vaccines. She’s Now Pleaded Guilty To Crimes In The Jan. 6 Insurrection.
GOP senators violate protocols and endanger Zelenskyy
Love, war and two cats — What fleeing Kyiv looked like for us
Biden’s SOTU Mentioned the Deficit Six Times 🙁
Better Ban MLK and His Critical Race Theory
The Two Blunders That Caused the Ukraine War. Robert Service, a leading historian of Russia, says Moscow will win the war but will lose the peace and fail to subjugate Ukraine. How Putin could be deposed.
How Buffalo Bill and a Civil War general saved Yellowstone National Park
What Are We Doing Here
How to read Vladimir Putin
Long Covid
Putin’s full-scale information war got a key assist from Donald Trump and right-wing media. Thanks to his skills at the influence game, Putin knew how to ‘soften up the enemy’ — and get a swath of the American public cheering for him

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