Links 11/25/22

Links for you. Science:

Risk for newly diagnosed diabetes after COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Saying ‘no’ in science isn’t enough: When women refuse requests to do unrewarded tasks, another female colleague often gets asked instead.
Asymptomatic SARS-COV-2 infection in children’s tonsils (related article here)
Vaccine Breakthrough Could Finally Bring COVID to Its Knees (maybe, very maybe)
Pandemics that never happened: The silent heroes protecting us. Six would-be outbreaks were stopped thanks to a swift response, a report said.
Post–COVID-19 Symptoms 2 Years After SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Hospitalized vs Nonhospitalized Patients

Other:

Biden Doesn’t Care If You Die, But Ideally Your Friends Would: The refusal to wear a mask in shared spaces is a deliberate political act.
Racine Files Second Lawsuit Against Commanders
What drove the Democratic Party’s strong performance? Not its leaders. (same as it ever was–Democrats win in spite of themselves)
A tripledemic hurricane is making landfall. We need masks, not just tent hospitals
Twitter Employees on Visas Can’t Just Quit
Welcome Back, Honesty Gap
ARIZONA LGBTQ+ & DRAG COMMUNITIES ARE BEING TERRORIZED. NOBODY’S LISTENING. (written well before Colorado Springs)
Near Kherson, orphanage staff hid Ukrainian children from Russian occupiers
The Rise and Fall of the Drugstore Chains. CVS and Walgreens became fixtures of 21st century city life. Their time may be up. (locking everything up I want to get is getting really old, and encourages me to buy things online)
Ben Gvir: End aliyah for non-Orthodox converts
Cutting-edge tech made this tiny country a major exporter of food
The Department of Homeland Security was supposed to rally nearly two dozen agencies together in a modernized, streamlined approach to protecting the country. So what the hell happened?
Beware, DeSantis is as much a threat to America as Trump
The Kids Today
Democrats Need to Realize How Much Dobbs Mattered
What the Sam Bankman-Fried debacle can teach us about “longtermism”
The Only Crypto Story You Need? A Response to Matt Levine’s The Crypto Story
The Federalist Society controls the federal judiciary, so why can’t they stop whining?
Elon Musk’s “blue check” debacle: His brain has been broken by whiny incels
It’s Fine to Criticize Qatar.
How Colleges and Sports-Betting Companies ‘Caesarized’ Campus Life
It’s not just Trump: Midterms show the religious right is an albatross around the GOP’s neck. Republicans went hard with anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and abortion bans in 2022. Even their own voters don’t like it (and it’s a smaller part of the total electorate too)
Thousands of public health experts are losing their jobs at a critical time (“You’re basically saying, ‘We will wait for the fire to burn until we hire the firefighters'”)
This Was Always Going To Happen: The shooting in Colorado Springs comes after a year of targeted political attacks against the LGBTQ community. Now, those same far-right figures would prefer you didn’t politicize this slaughter. (“Do not politicize this tragedy? The tragedy is that you made our very existence political. And if you want to own our lives, you must own our deaths too.”)

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