Links 7/13/22

Links for you. Science:

Magnitude and determinants of SARS-CoV-2 household transmission: a longitudinal cohort study (note these findings are contradicted by a much larger Danish household study)
The influence of the nasopharyngeal viral load on the spread of the Omicron BA.2 variant
In N.Y.C. Apartments, the Ants Go Marching Up (I imagine they’ll spread at some point…)
Asymptomatic monkeypox virus infections among male sexual health clinic attendees in Belgium
Why I will not write about JWST
A Long-Lost Rare Crayfish Resurfaces in an Alabama Cave


The Case Against Judicial Review. If Democrats don’t bring the Supreme Court to heel, Americans will live under judicial despotism for the foreseeable future.
Biden’s bewildering reaction to Roe: Limp response to overturn explains his drastic drop in approval
The Never-Ending War on the Woke. Or what the Democratic center has failed to learn over the past three decades
Cringe anti-abortion fan fiction
Brett Kavanaugh’s Right to Privacy. The legal right to privacy is very old. It’s just that privacy used to be an exclusively male privilege.
F.D.A. to Weigh Over-the-Counter Sale of Contraceptive Pills. The first U.S. application for sale of a nonprescription birth control pill has taken on new meaning in the wake of the Supreme Court decision ending the constitutional right to abortion.
Facing A $350 Million Budget Gap, Metro May Look To Service Cuts And Fare Increases
States With Abortion Bans Risk Losing Their Economic Edge
The Cancel Culture Force Awakens
The Good Republican
John Turturro: An Illegal Abortion Killed My Grandmother
Arizona ‘Patriot’ leader bear-sprays abortion rights protesters, so Mesa police charge a victim
Does the White House Need a ‘Zoning Czar’?
California will make its own insulin, creating a needed shakeup of the pharmaceutical industry
Lonely Last Days in the Suburban Office Park
Right-Wing Think Tank Family Research Council Is Now a Church in Eyes of the IRS
As abortion ban is reinstated, doctors describe ‘chilling effect’ on women’s care
Real-world evidence must not become evidence for abortion-related prosecution
How Vienna took the stigma out of social housing
Cassidy Hutchinson: Why the Jan. 6 Committee Rushed Her Testimony (witness tampering; ignore the beat-sweetener part)
Transport Apps Promised to Eliminate Friction. But at What Cost?
Companies are segregating politically — and it’s costing them
The Abortion Stories We Didn’t Tell: How decades of silence left us unprepared for the post-Roe fight.

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