Links 6/9/22

Links for you. Science:

Coronavirus hasn’t developed resistance to Paxlovid. How long can that last?
Generation of novel SARS-CoV-2 variants on B.1.1.7 lineage in three patients with advanced HIV disease
Irish beach-goers warned after sightings of venomous fish hiding sand ‘that make grown men cry’
8 Facts About the Misunderstood House Spider
Why the Air at the Gym May Be More Likely to Spread Covid
The Small Island Where 500 People Speak Nine Different Languages: Its inhabitants can understand each other thanks to a peculiar linguistic phenomenon.
Moderna Announces Omicron-Containing Bivalent Booster Candidate mRNA-1273.214 Demonstrates Superior Antibody Response Against Omicron


The Expansion of Democracy Is What Republican Elites Fear Most
White Christian Nationalism ‘Is a Fundamental Threat to Democracy’: Philip S. Gorski and Samuel L. Perry discuss their new book, The Flag and the Cross.
Democrats Can Win This Fall if They Make One Key Promise
Many Reporters Think Kevin McCarthy Is Dumb. Why Can’t They Say So?
Urban planner Justin Garrett Moore thinks cities need a Department of Care
Australian Dogecoin creator Jackson Palmer on grifts, Elon Musk, crypto bubbles and Pauline Hanson
The Surreal Case of a C.I.A. Hacker’s Revenge
The Institutionalist Dianne Feinstein fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong?
Walking the World: Seoul (part 1): Consumption, brutality, and the cute
COVID and the right wing epistemic bubble
The Most Shocking New Statistic on Mass Shootings
Would Republicans Act Against Extremism if Right-Wingers Assassinated Republican Leadership?
A House Democrat plans to introduce a bill that would hit AR-15’s with a 1,000% tax — and it could pass Congress without GOP votes
Blake Masters Agrees Disclosing Campaign Donors Is Like ‘Kristallnacht’
Frederick Co. school board candidate removes LGBTQ books from library by checking them out
Prey Will Give Viewers The Option To Watch The Film In The Comanche Language
Normalization and denial
D.C.’s encampments are not the problem. Homelessness is.
How to Dismantle For-Profit Colleges, Without Congress
GOP effort to combat voter ‘fraud’ falls victim to fraud
New York City Is a Lot Safer Than Small-Town America
Blaming Chesa Boudin for Crime Is Empirically Wrong
The Amber Heard Verdict Was a Travesty. Others Will Follow.

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