Links 5/25/22

Links for you. Science:

What the World’s Largest Organism Reveals About Fires and Forests
Invasive jumping worms have made their way into California, and scientists are worried
Routine Surveillance and Vaccination on a University Campus During the Spread of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant
Stop Trying to Out-Science Transphobes: It’s painful to watch people who purport to care about us attempt to dissect us.
What’s killing the world’s biggest fish? The ocean has a roadkill problem.
New Minnesota breakthrough COVID-19 data backs boosters’ protection


The 2024 Presidential Election Is on the Ballot This Year
The complicity of the CEOs
Meet the man who has eaten a Big Mac a day for 50 years
Worker Bees
I’m not sure how you write a story about how great the schools in Highland Park, Texas, are without noting that they exist entirely to allow rich white Dallasites to maintain Jim Crow-style segregation. (horrible people)
Southern Baptist leaders covered up sex abuse, kept secret database, report says. Among the findings was a previously unknown case of a pastor who was credibly accused of assaulting a woman a month after leaving the presidency of the Southern Baptist Convention
Metro Service Gets Better, With Train Operators Out Of The Classroom
D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh Makes Putin’s ‘Enemy List,’ Is Barred From Entering Russia
Take two: Metro tries again to return some 7000-series railcars to service
As We Move Through the Pandemic, Here’s How to Fill Vacant Storefronts
Another week of dangerous gridlock ahead for the Senate
There’s another high-profile vote count in Pa., but Republicans aren’t objecting this time
The U.S. is in a sixth COVID wave—but it doesn’t look like it on a new CDC map
The Normalization of “Working Through Covid”
Trump shares CPAC Hungary platform with notorious racist and antisemite: Hungarian talkshow host who has called Jews ‘stinking excrement’ and Roma ‘animals’ addresses rightwing conference
Ireland’s abortion ban was a story of suffering and death
One million American lives: The toll from COVID is so much greater than it had to be
This Is the Southern Baptist Apocalypse: The abuse investigation has uncovered more evil than even I imagined.
Meat industry hyped ‘baseless’ shortage to keep plants open amid covid
All the Best Things About Europe with None of the Genocide. The Eurovision song contest is epic chaos and probably also the only honest democracy that’s ever existed.
There’s a Chilly Efficiency to the Southern Baptists’ Approach To Sexual Abuse Scandals
Doctors in Alabama Already Turn Away Miscarrying Patients. This Will Be America’s New Normal.
But Hunter’s Laptop
The bot that saw the Times

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