Links 10/30/22

Links for you. Science:

International concussion guidelines must protect all athletes’ brains, not just professionals’
This scientist uses drones and algorithms to save whales — and the rest of the ocean
Why Are There So Many Black Wolves In Yellowstone?
The RSV surge didn’t come out of nowhere, but gaps in data made it tougher to predict
Why climate change matters for pandemic preparedness
Requiem for a Telescope. Until its collapse last year, the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico spent six decades tuned to the radio stations of the heavens. There is no plan to rebuild it, and astronomers are in mourning.


Media MAGAphone
James Bennet Was Wrong and It Was Good He Lost His Job
Race, immigration — and the right-wing backlash they trigger (weird title, since it’s white evangelicals–no one dare mention that Christianity, as practised by many in the U.S., is harmful)
How to prevent an anti-government revolution. In eastern Oregon, one strategy has proven effective at inoculating communities against extremist ideology.
One-third of Americans agree with elements of racist ‘replacement’ theory, new UMass poll says
Attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband follows years of GOP demonizing her
Sam Alito, America’s sorest winner
These Doctors Admit They Don’t Want Patients With Disabilities
The Post’s ‘both sides do it’ approach is a disservice to democracy
Racist tweets quickly surface after Musk closes Twitter deal
Oz misled his show’s viewers, flip-flopped on abortion
Nye County, Nevada, Is Ground Zero for Conspiracy-Addled Artisanal Elections
Paul Pelosi’s Alleged Attacker Raged About ‘Pedos,’ Shared QAnon Beliefs
Right Wing Terrorism and Paul Pelosi. The attack was predictable. So is more GOP-incited violence
Kyrie Irving Boosts Antisemitic Movie Peddling ‘Jewish Slave Ships’
A Philly success story: Celebrating winning sports teams is more fun in a walkable city
Election deniers should be disqualified from holding public office
Travel posters for the US created in Dalle-e. Prompt: “walking across a highway dodging cars in the style of vintage travel poster”
By Buying Twitter, Elon Musk Has Created His Own Hilarious Nightmare
A Memo to Democrats. We will win this election if we convince voters we care about their economic well-being.
Xi’s totalitarian power grab bodes poorly for U.S.-China relations
The Orange Line is finally faster than it was before the shutdown. There’s more work to do to get to full speed
You’ve decided to quit Twitter. Here’s what you can use to replace it.

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