Links 8/1/22

Links for you. Science:

Rare Bacteria Discovered on the Mississippi Gulf Coast: Burkholderia pseudomallei
Parrots of the Caribbean: Birding tourism offers hope for threatened species
Scientists hone argument that coronavirus came from Wuhan market
A Seaweed Farming Boom Is Preparing Maine for Life After Lobsters
Longtime HIV patient is effectively cured after stem cell transplant
How Polio Crept Back Into the U.S. U.S. public health agencies generally don’t test wastewater for signs of polio. That may have given the virus time to circulate silently before it paralyzed a New York man.


The Aging Student Debtors of America
Murals in downtown Windsor
A Manchin Miracle? The West Virginia coal baron has stunned Washington and struck a serious climate deal with Chuck Schumer.
Struggle to protect gay, bisexual men from monkeypox exposes inequities
America’s real college debt: How we failed an entire generation
Republicans recycle their mass shooting playbook to deflect blame for Roe overturn: The template for numbing Americans to mass murder is being used to evade responsibility for abortion ban horrors
You’re Going to Miss the Deep State When It’s Gone
Lucky for Whitmer, the moderate Michigan GOP is an endangered species
Neo-Nazi Marine Plotted Mass Murder, Rape Campaigns with Group, Feds Say. While tasked with protecting the nation, Matthew Belanger was plotting a killing spree against minorities and to rape “white women to increase the production of white children,” according to federal prosecutors (he seems nice)
How to stop Trump’s sneak attack on the civil service
Unbeknown to Most US Citizens, Washington is Preparing to Share Their Biometric Data With Dozens of Other National Governments
A Child Who Traveled To D.C. Has Been Diagnosed With Monkeypox, Officials Say
As Monkeypox Spread in New York, 300,000 Vaccine Doses Sat in Denmark
After court ruling, activists push prayer into schools
How Hybrid Working From Home Works Out
Rents Expected To Rise In Montgomery County After Lawmakers Delay Vote On Rent Control Bill
Life After Bernie. Progressives stare down an uncertain future
Montgomery County Recommends Masking Indoors Again As COVID Surges
Both Parties Are Getting It Wrong on Parental Leave. Congress is considering a series of terrible plans on a benefit the public absolutely needs.
Mayor Bowser Taps DC Health Veteran As New Interim Director
Four challenges impacting the bus operator shortage across the US
Democrats wonder if they should start pointing out that Republicans are extremists
Trump’s base will not abandon its modern-day Lost Cause. The former president embodies white supremacy. History proves that’s enough to sustain his supporters’ loyalty.

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