Links 10/8/22

Links for you. Science:

Medical Care Alone Won’t Halt the Spread of Diabetes, Scientists Say
Will there be a COVID winter wave? What scientists say
4 out of 5 people with long COVID have trouble performing day-to-day activities: CDC
Covid death rates are higher among Republicans than Democrats, mounting evidence shows: Lower vaccination rates among Republicans could explain the partisan gap, but some researchers say mask use and social distancing were bigger factors.
Prevalence of ongoing symptoms following coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the UK: 6 October 2022 (a whole lotta long COVID…)
This Bay Area physicist and pioneer in quantum physics just won a Nobel Prize


Warning Signs About the First Post-pandemic Winter. It may not be as bad as last year’s … but it certainly won’t be good.
More on the Firing of That N.Y.U. Professor
There Is Absolutely Nothing to Support the ‘Independent State Legislature’ Theory
Biden Pardons Thousands Convicted of Marijuana Possession Under Federal Law
Misinformation About Vaccine Safety Drives Reluctance to Vaccinate Children
Why Democrats Have a Good Shot at North Carolina’s Open Senate Seat
D.C. Police Were Forced To Rehire More Than Three Dozen Officers Accused Of Misconduct, Auditor Finds
Biden Announces Mass Pardon Of People Charged With Marijuana Possession Offenses In D.C.
The Election-Swinging, Facebook-Fueled, Get-Out-the-Vote Machine
Working From Home Is Not an Urban Escape Hatch. Contrary to popular perception, the nation’s WFH hotbeds are big-city neighborhoods and expensive suburbs, not mountain retreats and beach cottages.
Herschel Walker, and the GOP’s declining demand for morality in leaders
The Secret Tapes of Michael Fanone: In a new memoir, the hero cop is naming names like Kevin McCarthy, Lindsey Graham and his own union bosses.
Does the Mass Infection of Unvaccinated Young People Follow the “Basic Principles of Public Health”?
Secret Documents Reveal GOP Begged For Biden Infrastructure Cash They Called Socialism
Bowser and Mendelson are Back at Each Other’s Throats, This Time Over the DCRA Break-Up
Republicans called Biden’s infrastructure program ‘socialism.’ Then they asked for money.
Once Known for Vaccine Skeptics, Marin Now Tells Them ‘You’re Not Welcome’
The Fed Might Just Break the Global Economy (don’t agree with everything, but interesting)
A Georgia Republican’s takedown of Trump and Herschel Walker nails it
Loretta Lynn’s music: That’s how the Republican women I grew up with talked (behind men’s backs)
The plundering of the University of Florida
Court Screwup Reveals Mar-a-Lago Judge’s Latest Legal Absurdity in Trump Case
“Out of one hundred senators, you have zero who believe you that there was no quid pro quo. None. There’s not a single one” — Ted Cruz. How the Republicans aided and abetted Donald Trump
The N.Y.U. Chemistry Students Shouldn’t Have Needed That Petition

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