Links 3/12/22

Links for you. Science:

SARS-CoV-2 Incidence in K–12 School Districts with Mask-Required Versus Mask-Optional Policies — Arkansas, August–October 2021
Long-term health-related quality of life in non-hospitalised COVID-19 cases with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in England: Longitudinal analysis and cross-sectional comparison with controls
Half of US Adults Exposed to Harmful Lead Levels as Kids, Hurting IQs, Study Says
Lake Powell is about to drop below a critical level never reached before, as drought rages on
Combined use of bacteriocins and bacteriophages as food biopreservatives. A review
Famed Pathologist Johan Hultin Dies at 97. Hultin’s work helped identify the virus behind the 1918 flu pandemic.

Other:

The Biden Administration Turns Its Back on the Pandemic
Crime Went Down During the Pandemic. But Cities Got More Dangerous.
Michigan GOP candidate says he tells daughters to ‘lie back and enjoy it’ if rape is inevitable. Robert Regan, a Republican favored to win a seat in the Michigan House, made the comments while trying to make an analogy about abandoning efforts to decertify the 2020 election (state and local Republicans are the reality of the GOP, not Wor-Shing-Tun reformicons…)
Johnson blocks vote on antisemitism envoy, meets with truckers instead
Why the GOP agenda will grow even more extreme in the coming years
Why American Mask Makers Are Going Out of Business. Efforts to make the supply chain more resilient after pandemic shortages are no match for low-price foreign products, the companies say. (fire Zients. Fire him now.)
From Ukrainians with disabilities comes a desperate plea: ‘We have no chance without help’. One of the volunteers who is trying to make sure disabled Ukrainians aren’t abandoned is a former D.C. advisory neighborhood commissioner
Lobster Is So Expensive Right Now That Restaurants Are Taking It Off Menus
Catapult The Copaganda
Dinosaurs in the back yard this morning!
Mark Meadows, his wife, Debra, and their trailer-home voter registration
Do Russians want war? We’ve got an answer. It’s complex, bitter, but more optimistic than dry data shows.
Smithsonian to give back its entire collection of Benin bronzes
The Many Oblivions of Babi Yar
The tiny radio station broadcasting Russian propaganda in D.C.
Museums race against time to save Ukraine’s cultural treasures
Republicans are laying a trap for Biden on Russian energy sanctions
How to Keep the Rising Tide of Fake News From Drowning Our Democracy
New York’s Russian Restaurants Feel War’s Impact
Now do American oligarchs. Let’s fight oligarchy on the home front, too
How Dark Money Shaped The School Safety Debate
Reëxamining Putin’s Military Interventions in the Middle East
Stop the corruption of Russian money
Ukraine helped build China’s modern military, but when war came, Beijing chose Russia
Ukraine: Did China Have a Clue A careful examination of the events suggests that China was, in fact, played.
Line Goes Up, Line Goes Down
What Is Wrong With These People

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