Links for you. Science:
Scientists find remains of Neanderthal family in Russian cave for first time
This 33-year-old made more than 1,000 Wikipedia bios for unknown women scientists
Distinct Neutralizing Antibody Escape of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Subvariants BQ.1, BQ.1.1, BA.4.6, BF.7 and BA.2.75.2
Effectiveness of Monovalent mRNA Vaccines Against COVID-19–Associated Hospitalization Among Immunocompetent Adults During BA.1/BA.2 and BA.4/BA.5 Predominant Periods of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant in the United States — IVY Network, 18 States, December 26, 2021–August 31, 2022
In Cleveland and beyond researchers begin to unravel the mystery of long COVID-19
A ‘tripledemic’? Flu and other infections return as COVID-19 cases rise
Wonking Out: Facts, Feelings and Rural Politics
Our Third COVID Winter Is Coming. America Isn’t Ready
We Can Have a Public Transit Paradise
Adults who choose to bully LGBTQ+ children are weird — and profoundly broken
Rethinking Democracy After L.A.’s Racism Scandal
Taking a Look at the Associated Press’ Bizarre Coverage of the Fetterman/Oz Campaign. The AP has a reputation as a straight-shooter, but articles like these show how sloppy and partisan they can be.
Inflation, Inflation, Inflation and Social Security
The State Election That Could Change Abortion Access in the South. In North Carolina, the Democratic governor might lose his power to stop the GOP’s legislative agenda.
The Forgotten First Voting Rights Act: How the defeat of the 1890 Lodge bill presaged today’s age of ballot-driven backlash
The Quiet Political Rise of David Sacks, Silicon Valley’s Prophet of Urban Doom
Don’t take right wing legal ideology seriously
Florida needs workers to rebuild after Ian. Undocumented migrants are stepping in.
Gonna Have To Raise Rates More
The anxieties of growing old when you’re LGBTQ
The November Races That Will Determine If The 2024 Election Is Fair
Democrats have a strong closing argument: The GOP would wreck the economy
Some Officials Fear Sabotage From Republican Election Workers
In Ohio, Vance faces backlash in Ukrainian community over war stance
As Puerto Rico’s Privatized Power Grid Collapses, Its Owner Eyes A Bigger Payday
AMERICA’S ELECTION WORKERS ARE LEAVING IN DROVES
What is going on at WaPo opinion?
Long COVID took their health. Then it took their money.
It was all downhill after the Cuecat
That credit card you haven’t used for years may be canceled