Links 3/23/23

Links for you. Science:

Brown Widows Are Winning the Fight for Your Attic and Garage
Who Is Most at Risk for Long COVID?
‘I Didn’t Recognise My Dad’s Face’: New Concerning Long Covid Symptom
The Strongest Evidence Yet That an Animal Started the Pandemic
First Evidence of Locally Acquired Dengue Virus Infection — Maricopa County, Arizona, November 2022
New Data Links Pandemic’s Origins to Raccoon Dogs at Wuhan Market


I helped revise the D.C. Criminal Code. Biden and Bowser are wrong. (excellent, must-read)
How A D.C. Crime Bill Sparked A Political Firestorm And Ended Up Blocked By Congress (very good, but ignores the role of the Washington Post and its reflexive bashing of the ‘left’)
What Broken Windows Theory Can Teach Us Now. The discredited policing philosophy got one thing right: It isn’t crime that makes people feel unsafe. (very good, important)
In This Texas County, There’s No Such Thing as Moving on From COVID-19 (this is a useful Cletus safari)
The Boys Who Cried ‘Woke!’
What Social Media Is Doing to Finance
Elizabeth Warren: Silicon Valley Bank Is Gone. We Know Who Is Responsible.
Operators of upscale L.A. care facility charged in 14 COVID deaths
I Love You, Now Leave Me Alone: What Friendship Means to an Introvert
“I need a woman who looks like she got punched”: Republicans become more openly pro-abuse
A viral moment reinforces the hollowness of ‘woke’ as an attack
The Craddicks’ Gushers of Cash: How a Powerful Texas Lawmaker and a Key Regulator Profit From the Industry They Oversee
L.A. riders bail on Metro trains amid ‘horror’ of deadly drug overdoses, crime (disorder and crime aren’t the same thing, and people notice disorder much more)
A Replica of the Old 9:30 Club Will Open Behind the New 9:30 Club (related post here)
Effective Altruist Leaders Were Repeatedly Warned About Sam Bankman-Fried Years Before FTX Collapsed
Even Republican voters are pretty ticked over Fox News lying about 2020—once they find out
Hong Kong’s once vibrant movie industry now walks a fine China line
You Are Not a Parrot. And a chatbot is not a human. And a linguist named Emily M. Bender is very worried what will happen when we forget this.
Michael Hudson Talks to Ben Norton About SVB and Bank Failures
Shot Chaser
Arlington isn’t full
Why Is Larry Summers So Obsessed With Tech Bros?
Michigan Dems Are Reversing Right-to-Work Law, Putting Muscle Back on Unions’ Bones
No Labels Has a Genius 2024 Plan That Would Kneecap Biden
This sleeper race could wreck MAGA’s 2024 dreams

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