Links 6/24/23

Links for you. Science:

The Pregnancy Risk That Doctors Won’t Mention. Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is the leading infectious cause of birth defects. Why isn’t it better known?
Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Coinfections Common in Severe COVID-19
Orca Rams Into Yacht Near Scotland As Boat-Bashing Behavior Seems To Spread North
Effectiveness of Up-to-Date COVID-19 Vaccination in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Nursing Home Residents — United States, November 20, 2022–January 8, 2023
Why Is WHO Removing Antimicrobial Resistance from the ‘Pandemic Treaty?’
COVID-19 is a leading cause of death in children and young people in the US


Trump, the Worst Boss You’ve Ever Had
DC’s traffic-safety policies have broken down. Here’s how.
A No Labels candidate would likely throw the election to Trump
The Zen Playboy: The life and times of Stewart Brand.
Sam Alito Is A Peevish, Self-Absorbed Piece Of Work
Matchmaker Leonard Leo Helps Unite Billionaires With Supreme Court Justices
It’s Not the Law’s Fault that Trump Broke It
Cop City in Atlanta is the future of America: Why ‘Cop City’ is a war for the future of urban America.
‘You’re not God’: Doctors and patient families say HCA hospitals push hospice care
Here’s a reason I’m a pro-mockery of the OceanGate fiasco
Larry Summers and the Crisis of Economic Orthodoxy
‘You’re on the path to sin’: A Florida rabbi faced antisemitic harassment after speaking up at a school board vote
Abortion Any Time Isn’t Just a Rallying Cry—It’s True Reproductive Freedom
You May Soon Have to Pay More to Drive That SUV in New York
Welcome to the Supreme Court, where corruption has no meaning
Elon Musk’s lies about anti-Trump bias at Twitter disproven yet again
You can’t trust Google
Chinese investment in U.S. startups under scrutiny for espionage
Google Domains shutting down, assets sold and being migrated to Squarespace
NYC Has More Housing Than Ever Before Yet It’s Still Not Affordable
Get a clue, says panel about buzzy AI tech: it’s being “deployed as surveillance”
This New Basic Income Program Supports Black Mothers With Children In The Child Welfare System
A Delaware city is set to give corporations the right to vote in elections
The Dobbs Decision Unleashed An Unapologetic Abortion Rights Movement
Senate Intelligence bill gives holders of “non-earth origin or exotic UAP material” six months to make it available to AARO
RFK Jr.’s reign of error: Correcting the record about yet another false claim he just made

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