Links for you. Science:
Metformin reduces SARS-CoV-2 in a Phase 3 Randomized Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial
What Wildfire Smoke, Gas Stoves and Covid Tell Us About Our Air
Sequence variants affecting voice pitch in humans
Could fused neurons explain COVID-19’s ‘brain fog’?
Projected Health Outcomes Associated With 3 US Supreme Court Decisions in 2022 on COVID-19 Workplace Protections, Handgun-Carry Restrictions, and Abortion Rights
Someone in Ohio is shedding new strain of COVID into sewers, professor says
We are in denial about the huge consequences of long COVID on Canadians’ health
No One Believes in Cop City. So Why Did Atlanta’s City Council Fund It? The fight could influence whether Georgia stays blue in 2024’s Senate and presidential races. (yep)
With Canadian wildfires, Fox News follows its COVID playbook
The Stupidest Crimes Imaginable. The federal indictment of Donald Trump depicts a man who knew that what he was doing was wrong and went to great lengths to cover it up.
“There’s no health risk”: Fox Newsers dismiss public health advice amid dangerous wildfire smoke
Gym Jordan’s War
White House mandating face masks, social distancing for unvaccinated ‘College Athlete Day’ guests (it’s Fox News, so they ‘question’ the utility of masks, but note what the Biden administration says versus what it actually does)
How BART and Muni’s financial troubles could affect SF restaurants
A Letter from the New Corporate Owners of Hooper’s Store
Disinformation and the Intercept
This Week’s Air Quality Was The Worst In Decades. For People Experiencing Homelessness, There Was No Escape
Thomas Ferguson: Debt Ceiling Theater and the Trump Parallel Universe
Left Out of Pat Robertson’s Obits: His Crazy Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory
Big Tech Is Bad. Big A.I. Will Be Worse. (overblown on the AI part, but good policy suggestions)
WMATA’s Better Bus proposals for DC set the tone for the entire network. Tell them what you think.
I Loved Watching Chris Christie Tear Into Trump. That’s a Problem.
About that Big CNN Article
The Truth Is, Many Americans Just Don’t Want Black People to Get Ahead
Capital Jewish Museum Chronicles and Celebrates Centuries of Jewish Life in the DMV
So It’s A Crime Now To Have Boxes Full Of Cool Folders With Various Words Printed On Them?
Las Vegas Needs Water. It won’t find it in lawns.
The Oldest Maps in the World
Arizona, Low on Water, Weighs Taking It From the Sea. In Mexico.
A Day in the Life of a Woke Third-Grade Teacher, as Imagined by a Far-Right Politician
How 155 angry white men chained Alabama to its Confederate past
Elon Musk Says Twitter Is Going To Get Rid Of The Block Feature, Enabling Greater Harassment