Links 2/7/23

Links for you. Science:

Long Covid Might Teach Us How to Prevent Alzheimer’s
Rapid emergence of extensively drug-resistant Shigella sonnei in France
COVID bivalent booster appears to offer added benefits against Omicron
Analysis of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Immunocompromised Individuals in a Large US Health System (I wouldn’t expect most people to have had their fifth shot by Aug. 1, 2022, though?)
COVID vaccine-boosted nursing home residents at 30% to 50% lower risk of infection
Rate of Americans reporting long-COVID symptoms declining (KHH analysis here)


Colin Farrell Reveals He Suffered Long Covid Symptoms for Six Months
D.C. could offer free meals to all students. Every city should.
Oakland’s “Riders” Scandal and the Fraught Road to Police Reform
The Durham Probe Was Barr’s Witch Hunt: A shockingly unethical and failed crusade to vindicate Trump.
Remember When They All Pretended To Care About People Being Murdered By Cops
Will Ashley Biden’s Diary Take Down Project Veritas? After a decade of punking liberals with hidden-camera stings, James O’Keefe becomes the story.
After 3 years of Covid, CNN went into rural China for Lunar New Year. Here’s what we found and how officials tried stopping us
The Narrator of “Jessie’s Girl” Offers an Apology after Completing His Master’s in Women’s and Gender Studies
Inside The Online Community Where Home-Schoolers Learn How To Turn Their Kids Into ‘Wonderful Nazis’
Black skateboarders in Memphis and beyond honor Tyre Nichols: ‘We’ve lost one of our own’
Facing the New Covid-19 Reality
Ticketmaster’s Taylor Swift debacle was so bad it united the parties
Art Deco chandelier from c. 1928 by French glass master Jaques Simon at the Carnegie Library of Reims, France.
Big Tech was moving cautiously on AI. Then came ChatGPT.
The Freedom Caucus Has a Harebrained Plan to Jack Up Taxes on the Poor: Under the ‘Fair Tax,’ the poorest fifth of Americans would pay roughly 70 percent of their income in taxes.
Biden’s Justice Department Finally Stands Up to Out-of-Control Texas Judges
The 5th Circuit Is the Blown Fuse of American Jurisprudence
Nobody Knows This But
The Political Press Has Succumbed Once Again to Terminal Both-Sides-ery
A feeling that police would not or could not do anything to help
Here We Are Again. But This Killing of a Black Man Is Different.
Moderna is planning to dramatically raise the price of its COVID vaccine. Biden shouldn’t let it.
Trump’s Justice Department Goons Oversaw an Actual Witch Hunt While He Screamed About One
Why The White House Shouldn’t Privatize COVID Vaccines

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