Links 11/2/22

Links for you. Science:

Who Knew Reptiles Could Be Such Romantics?
Virus Research Can Save Lives. It Can Also be Safer.
In a year it was supposed to flare, polio-like syndrome in kids doesn’t, adding to mystery
Time of Sample Collection Critical for Microbiome Replicability
The End of Evusheld.If you’re immunocompromised, this … isn’t great.
No evidence that analgesic use after COVID-19 vaccination negatively impacts antibody responses


If I Emailed My Parents Like Democrats Email Me
How to Leave Dying Social Media Platforms
The Next Star Wars Movie Terrifies Lucasfilm
D.C. stumbles leave fate of local control of parole to new Congress
No, Elon and Jack are not “competitors.” They’re collaborating. (dunno, but interesting)
D.C. Voters Should Eliminate the Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers (Again)
America’s Current Project Is Dismantling Democratic Government And Its Institutions
The Internet’s Biggest Jack Antonoff Hater Explains Himself
Curtis Yarvin wants American democracy toppled. He has some prominent Republican fans.
The Disgust Is The Product
Lula Is President! Democracy—and the Planet—Has Won! (after the election Bolsonaro and his wife stopped following each other on Instagram? Weird)
On Offense
Asian American Students Face Bias, but It’s Not What You Might Think
Can Elon Musk Make the Math Work on Owning Twitter? It’s Dicey. (he might just kill Twitter the standard CEO way, by loading his acquisition up with debt)
How Republicans Claimed COVID as a Winning Campaign Issue: The backlash against pandemic restrictions has become a more potent talking point than the public-health crisis itself.
Elon Musk doesn’t understand the purpose of Twitter’s blue checkmark
If Oregon Turns Red, Whose Fault Will That Be?
Vote for me to run elections, and you’ll never have to vote again
A Surge of Overseas Abortion Pills Blunted the Effects of State Abortion Bans
The evolving political symbolism of the pickup truck
How the Biden Administration Caved to Republicans on Fighting Election Disinformation
Ketanji Brown Jackson asks the right question about affirmative action
FDA says providers offering medication abortion before pregnancy have gone rogue: The agency says it’s concerned the practice could endanger patients’ health.
An evangelical GOP House candidate in Texas wrote a novel about Anne Frank finding Jesus

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