Links 7/19/22

Links for you. Science:

Retraction with honor
It Hides Under the Soil With a Bottomless Appetite for Meat
CRISPR in the Classroom
‘Evolution Gone Crazy’: What Makes Sea Dragons So Strange
BA.2.12.1, BA.4 and BA.5 escape antibodies elicited by Omicron infection
Largest Study to Date Shows How Covid Vaccines Affect Periods

Other:

Whether you supported Fetterman in the primary or not, you have to acknowledge that he understands how to message and campaign in a way that resonates and has an impact, and that’s something most Dems haven’t figured out. (excellent, must-read)
We should stop giving the Founding Fathers capital-letter reverence
Joe Biden is not the man for this moment. With democracy on the ropes, the president’s lack of urgency is disturbing and maddening.
It Can Happen Here: A White Supremacist Coup That Succeeded
Big Corporate Money Wants to Kick Andy Levin Out of Congress
The Executive Order On Women’s Health
The wonderful Art Deco “Egyptian Theatre” from 1929, DeKalb, Illinois, U.S. After the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 in Egypt, there were over 100 theatres in the U.S. in “Egyptian style”. Now only six remain.
Yes, Democrats absolutely have a chance to hold the House in 2022
The Democrats’ Failure Is Complete: It would be too easy to blame only Manchin for the death of their agenda. (et tu, Chait?)
Allegations of Manosphere Pastor’s Gay Past Roil Macho Men
The Women Who Built Grunge: Bands like L7 and Heavens to Betsy were instrumental to the birth of the grunge scene, but for decades were treated like novelties and sex objects. Thirty years later, it’s time to reassess their legacy.
‘It’s Scary’: Students Fear Going to College in Red States After Roe (people like fucking!)
Wisconsin school district dropped book on Japanese-American incarceration during WWII from curriculum, arguing that the story was ‘unbalanced’
Younger voters agree with Democrats — but don’t trust them. Here’s how to fix that
Meet the lonely Democrat who thinks his party can win in 2022
An American’s Murky Path From Russian Propagandist to Jan. 6
2 California teachers attacked over LGBTQ outreach are cleared of wrongdoing (moral panics are stupid)
Painter Sam Gilliam Spent His Entire Career in Washington, D.C. Here’s How the City Sustained Him When the Art World Wasn’t Watching. Here’s what the late painter, who died last month at the age of 88, meant to the city.
Choose Your Fighters
San Francisco cops want real-time access to private security cameras for surveillance
Game On
They Will Never Believe Us. Not even if we’re 10 years-old
Democracy dies behind a paywall. Paywalls bolster news organizations’ bottom lines, but leave Americans in the dark. As a public service, let everyone read election stories for free.

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