Links for you. Science:
Winter Brings Increased COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes Once Again, Analysis Finds
Increasing penis sizes are worrying doctors. Here’s why bigger might not be better
I’ve had columns rejected specifically for citing Al-Aly et alia’s Nature study, which is still the best research we currently have on reinfection risk. Zeynep Tufekci and others have worked to discredit it. This is easy because people do not understand the statistical methods.
Gender Dysphoria in Transgender Kids Is Not Caused by ‘Social Contagion,’ Study Finds (paper here; I guess this means People is woke now…)
Detection of Salmonella Typhi bacteriophages in surface waters as a scalable approach to environmental surveillance
Ancient stone tools represent a genuine mystery in the history of intelligent life on Earth
The Supreme Court Can’t Even Agree on a Code of Ethics for Itself: Since the high court won’t police itself, it’s time for someone else to institute ethics reform for it—no matter what the naysayers argue.
Former employees say Twitter is stuck in a recurring code loop nightmare—and things might only get worse
Bernie Sanders: Anti-Union Capitalism Is Wrecking America. Workers deserve a better deal than the unfettered capitalism that is destroying our health, our democracy, and our planet.
Law school update
I Watched Elon Musk Kill Twitter’s Culture From the Inside
Aurora Market wants to recall Councilmember Brianne Nadeau
Fox News executives refused to let Trump on-air when he called in during January 6 attack, Dominion says
Buttigieg’s Paralysis After the East Palestine Disaster Is a Gift to the Hard Right: Unless Democrats offer solutions, the GOP will be able to stoke racism.
An easy way for Boston to add more housing units
Nikki Haley’s Anti-Union Fanaticism Is Wild Even for a Republican
What About The Children
Ron DeSantis Is Lying About Why Bookshelves in Florida Classrooms Are Empty
America’s Toxic Romance With the Free Market
The Apocalyptic Delusions of the Silicon Valley Elite
Katie Porter Is Aiming for Dianne Feinstein’s Seat
Democratic Voters Want To Get Rid of Biden—But Will The Party Let Them?
Trump’s Legal Team Is in Hot Water
Is This the End for the NCAA?
Modern theocracies serve as a warning for the Supreme Court’s agenda
Ukraine’s Four-Letter War
Tipping Is Not a Reward—It’s an Insult
Biden DOJ Backing Norfolk Southern’s Bid To Block Lawsuits
Rugged Arizona libertarians hilariously beg government to bail them out
‘The Sun and Sky Were Darkened’: The Politics of the Train Derailment
The real meaning of “freedom” for Ron DeSantis and his ilk
how delightful to see The Nation replacing the NYT as a link source! Reward good work!
The penis article is paywalled. Cock block? C’mon, man.