Links for you. Science:
Effectiveness of 2, 3, and 4 COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Doses Among Immunocompetent Adults During Periods when SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1 and BA.2/BA.2.12.1 Sublineages Predominated — VISION Network, 10 States, December 2021–June 2022
Drug-Resistant Infections in Hospitals Soared During the Pandemic, C.D.C. Says
Masks matter for more than mandates
How the pandemic screwed up our antibiotics. Antibiotic resistance was already a crisis. Covid-19 made it an emergency.
The Webb Telescope’s Photos Emphasize That Basic Questions About Our Existence—and Time Itself—Are Wide Open
Those Sequoias Didn’t Just Get Lucky
Dr. Caitlin Bernard Was Meant to Write This With Me Before She Was Attacked for Doing Her Job
The Biden administration has dropped the ball on vaccine development
Experiments with a Four-Day Workweek
What’s Happening With The Vinton Public Library
This Michigan Primary Could Shape Gig Workers’ Rights
Dupont Residents Push To Dedicate Swann Street After William Dorsey Swann, The First Self-Described ‘Queen Of Drag’
James Webb Space Telescope images ranked by how good they look to eat
Nobody wants to be in the office on Fridays
The DOJ Must Prosecute Trump. The January 6 committee has provided overwhelming evidence that the former president was not some bit player along for the ride, but the central driver of a nefarious plot.
An Abortion Is Not An Abortion If A 10-Year-Old Gets One, Says Anti-Abortion Leader
The radical plan for vaccine equity
The impact of Long COVID on the UK workforce
Jordan B. Peterson’s DIY Cult: When Malicious Nonsense Passes for Worldly Wisdom
Josh Gottheimer Is on a Mission to Destroy Joe Biden’s Presidency
One Lousy GOP Factcheck Can’t Paper Over Decades of Anti-Democratic Engineering
Glenn Kessler needs a reality check.
The hidden absurdities behind Joe Manchin’s ugly new reversal
Social media post from Kentucky county GOP about ‘Jewish junta’ draws criticism
Kentucky’s 2022 Teacher of the Year quits profession, citing homophobia
The bizarre controversy over “birth giver”: This is just the latest episode in the right’s continuing attempt to win arguments by changing the rules of English grammar.
Gab Was Key To The Tree Of Life Shooting. Doug Mastriano Seems To Be Paying It For Followers.
Allegedly fraudulent petitions cost Lee Zeldin a third ballot line in November. The state Board of Elections invalidated the Republican and Conservative gubernatorial nominee’s petitions to also appear on the Independence Party line.
From the New York Magazine’s article: “But if he wins reelection, Gottheimer will be around to organize plots to destroy the Democrats for a long time. At this point, Democrats would be better off with a Republican representing New Jersey’s Fifth District.”
As I commented before, if the Democratic centrist is a saboteur rather than a mindless (What’s the word?), it’s not so clear that we’d prefer him over a Republican holding his position.
The best would be to primary him and get a better Democrat.