Links 8/31/22

Links for you. Science:

Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Acquisition in Health Care Workers According to Cumulative Patient Exposure and Preferred Mask Type
West Nile Virus Breaks Record In NYC Mosquitoes, 2 People Infected
Blood abnormalities found in people with Long Covid
Modeling the Impact of Sexual Networks in the Transmission of Monkeypox virus Among Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men — United States, 2022
How Deadly Bacteria Spread in a Similac Factory—and Caused the US Formula Shortage
US government to make all research it funds open access on publication


The Real Student Debt Debate: It’s about the social order. (“Student debt allows a certain kind of prestige-hoarder to pay lip service to the ideal of universal education, while also looking down on some graduates as, well, not quite the real thing.”)
The Senate Can Stop Trump’s Plan to Gut the Civil Service
It’s Very Unlikely Anyone Will Read This in 200 Years
The Summer of NIMBY in Silicon Valley’s Poshest Town
Louisiana Woman Is Forced Carry Headless Fetus to Term or Travel to Florida for Legal Abortion: “It’s hard knowing that I’m carrying it to bury it,” Nancy Davis, already a mother of one child, said.
Democracy Doesn’t Need Defenders Like Liz Cheney: Cheney Is The Problem, Not The Solution
The Washington Post Suspended a Media Reporter for Reporting on the Washington Post. Paul Farhi got a five-day suspension after he tweeted about a company byline policy.
DeSantis touted their arrest. But ex-felons say they weren’t told they couldn’t vote. DeSantis said 20 people across the state were arrested for voter fraud. Those arrested worry what it’ll do to their livelihood.
‘Need to Be Un-Pregnant?’: College Students Hand Out QR Codes for Secret Abortions. Students in states where abortion is banned are getting creative when it comes to sharing information on abortion access.
The Arizona Republican Party’s Anti-Democracy Experiment. First, it turned against the establishment. Now it has set its sights on democracy — the principles, the process and even the word itself.
Land Grab: Why a Desperate City Kept Cutting Deals With a Developer Who Didn’t Deliver
Gen Z TikTok creators are turning against Amazon. The ‘People Over Prime’ campaign is a public setback for the company, which has courted influencers
What the Critics of Loan Forgiveness Are Forgetting. Functioning societies eliminate burdensome debt all the time.
Biden just used the f-word — and he’s correct
Subway service cuts will remain in place for the fall; bus service to be further reduced, T says
Children’s hospital threatened after Libs of TikTok recording on trans hysterectomies
Moderna sues Pfizer and BioNTech over COVID vaccine patents
Sean Doolittle and Eireann Dolan are living their D.C. statehood advocacy
What is the T for, anyway? The future of our public transit could hinge on tough decisions about what problem the system is mainly meant to solve.
America’s first homelessness problem: Knowing who is actually homeless
Pagan and witchcraft festivals confront growing Christian harassment
In 1884, a cantankerous millionaire gave D.C. a fancy water fountain

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