Links for you. Science:
Genomic Epidemiology Suggests Community Origins of Healthcare-Associated USA300 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Human Monkeypox without Viral Prodrome or Sexual Exposure, California, USA, 2022
The Hidden Crisis in the Times of COVID-19: Critical Shortages of Medical Laboratory Professionals in Clinical Microbiology
Principles for Ending HIV as an Epidemic in the United States: A Policy Paper of IDSA and HIVMA
The history of polio and the vaccines that conquered it
Alaska’s snow crabs have disappeared. Where they went is a mystery.
‘Most have thrown their hands up’: has the US forgotten about Covid?
The Family That Mined the Pentagon’s Data for Profit
If The “Only Moral CEO” Is an Abusive Narcissist, What Does That Say About Capitalism?
California could transform how fast food workers are treated
Hostile Architecture Is Evil and Should Be Banned
New York Times Faces Backlash Over Dan Goldman Endorsement Debacle
After flat-footed response to a white supremacist march, questions about Boston police intelligence gathering (the BRICs have always been stupid)
Laura Loomer, A Self-Described Islamophobe, Is Running For Congress Again. The anti-Muslim extremist, who has called Islam a “cancer,” has outraised her opponent in a Republican district. (she is not only evil, but highly disturbed)
The Orange Line shutdown’s silver lining
A Random Thought on Mikey Kaus
The mail must go through — and it has since 1816 at the oldest post office still operating
Frustrated pharmacists are opting out of the insurance system, saving some customers hundreds of dollars a month
Liz Cheney and Trump are the Two Faces of American Totalitarianism
Ailing Empire Blues
Sergey Brin’s $100B Private Fiefdom
New Zealand: Seal breaks into marine biologist’s home
Algorithms Can Now Mimic Any Artist. Some Artists Hate It
What it means when miscarriage is a crime
Social Media Was a C.E.O.’s Bullhorn, and How He Lured Women
The 2028 L.A. Olympics Are Already Creating a Housing Disaster
Is There a Serious Case for a Not-Awful Election for Democrats This Fall?
Testing The Means
Republican governors continue to bite the Democratic hand that’s creating good jobs for their states
Kansas Republicans Won’t Let a Little Democracy Stand in the Way of Victory. A recount confirmed the abortion rights vote, so they’ll keep digging.