Links for you. Science:
Managing an evolving pandemic: Cryptic circulation of the Delta variant during the Omicron rise
NASA chief says cost-plus contracts are a “plague” on the space agency
The Dawn of the Pandemic Age
Darwin Was Right: Birds Really Are More Colorful In The Tropics
AI research is a dumpster fire and Google’s holding the matches: Scientific endeavor is no match for corporate greed
Excess all-cause mortality across counties in the United States, March 2020 to December 2021
Why I, As a Libertarian, Think You’re Silly To Worry About Your So-Called Abortion Rights. As Milton Friedman said, I got mine, don’t worry about yours
Feeling Around for Something Human Why do Russians support the war against Ukraine?
Many bathrooms have been closed during the pandemic. Who suffers?
The Children Left Behind by Long Covid
Robert White Pledges To Expand Vocational Education Options And Open Public Boarding Schools
3 Test Cases Progressives Should Bring in a Post-Roe World
Why Aren’t Democrats Supporting This Pro-Choice Candidate in Texas?
Cisneros calls out Cuellar as the last anti-abortion Democrat in the House
Off The Record
We Live In a Time of Epic Paralysis
Ron Johnson Is a Great White Shark in the Sea of American Crazy. Next on the agenda: the pressing question of whether COVID vaccines are giving people AIDS.
Schumer announces abortion rights vote, ‘pro-choice’ Collins immediately declares her opposition
Black Twitter Is Not a Place. It’s a Practice.
It’s About Time Someone Punctured the Supreme Court’s Veil of Secrecy
The Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Is Already Lost
Fuck You, I’m Done: We’ll get our abortions whether you like it or not
The End of Roe: Saving Abortion Rights Means Taking Them Into Our Own Hands. The relentless right and feckless Democrats brought us here. Now, preserving access to abortion will require breaking some laws.
Tiller The Baby Killer
Elon Musk is a military contractor, continued
Neal Katyal and the Depravity of Big Law
Former Rikers Watchdog: “This Whole Fucking Thing Is A Racket”