Links 12/4/22

Links for you. Science:

‘The ghost that haunts Monteverde’: how the climate crisis killed the golden toad
Effectiveness of Bivalent mRNA Vaccines in Preventing Symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection — Increasing Community Access to Testing Program, United States, September–November 2022
The Monkeypox Cases That Might Have Been Missed
America’s Billion-Dollar Tree Problem Is Spreading
Is Science Really Self-Correcting? Yes, But the Mechanism Varies
Vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 reinfection during periods of Alpha, Delta, or Omicron dominance: A Danish nationwide study

Other:

The clear message of the midterms: the press is out of touch with the public
Inflation due to Covid and war in Ukraine shows us the limits of monetary policy
Republicans Hate Everything About Trump’s Dinner With Ye and Fuentes Except Trump (Because They Need to Win Republican Primaries)
Organ Donations Rise Around Motorcycle Rallies
Shopify won’t cut ties with controversial Libs of TikTok
Tokyo’s Iconic Capsule Tower Cubes Get a New Lease on Life
How the media — including NPR — overlooked the significance of a landmark study on reading education
Endless Demands For Sister Souljah Moments
Asa Hutchinson Is Saying the Right Things for a GOP Presidential Candidate. Too Bad That’s Doomed.
The Great Pearl Clutching
One Grifter Down
The ‘Do YoUr oWN ReSEarch’ Crowd Is Cracking Up Arizona’s Elections
Ye Pepe Fuentes
Herschel Walker’s in deep doo-doo for voting in Georgia while getting tax breaks on Texas home
America’s Post-Trump Delusion Is in Full Swing
Elon Musk feuds with Apple as Twitter moderation, payroll, child protection teams collapse
Democrats prepare to upend presidential primary calendar. The DNC’s rules committee is set to meet later this week to consider booting Iowa from its first-in-the-nation slot and add new early states.
Tech Journalism
‘I never opened the code for FTX:’ SBF has long, candid talk with vlogger
Speaking Of Dumbasses Who Were Musk’s Marks
Republicans don’t care that Trump’s a white supremacist — just that he’s indiscreet about it
Long Covid may be ‘the next public health disaster’ — with a $3.7 trillion economic impact rivaling the Great Recession
Sarah Langenkamp loved biking. She shouldn’t have died because of it.
A Letter to the DeSantis Fan-Boys From a Real Never Trumper
Sam Bankman-Fried doesn’t read. That tells us everything.

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