Links 6/28/23

Links for you. Science:

A Mysterious New Pest Is Threatening One Of The Most Important Trees In D.C.-Area Forests
Groundbreaking red tide researcher who lived in Tampa Bay dies at 84
The Secret in the Spots on Monarch Butterflies’ Wings
Belize achieves WHO malaria-free status
Long-term exposure to air pollution and risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 hospitalization or death: Danish nationwide cohort study
Alienlike creature filmed swimming through Oakland’s Lake Merritt


We’ve Given Religion Too Much Respect: America is deranged, but not confused.
Mandy Cohen, seen as next CDC director, would bring political chops to an agency lacking them
Clay Higgins Is The Norm
Alito Could Deliver Another Ruling For Billionaire Benefactor
Talking About Racism Does Make Kids Less Racist
Poor air filtration in schools is driving absences and tanking productivity, but the fix is simple
COVID-19 Infections Rise 3-fold in Japan Following Classification Downgrade
Blame the Supreme Court for America’s Decade of Voter Disenfranchisement
Why Pedestrian Deaths Are Skyrocketing in America
The Military as Industrial Policy
What Happened to Women’s Rights In the Past Year Should Surprise No One
Newsmax Staffers Hit With Subpoenas in 2020 Election Defamation Suit
When Trump Promises to End the Ukraine War, Here’s What He Really Means
‘A pile of assumptions’: How a long-delayed database project affected decision-making on rent caps
Documents reveal justices’ long-running tensions over ethics
One year after Dobbs, right-wing media are attacking surrogacy as a “morally horrific practice”
‘Shady and Corrupt’: Add Barrett Real Estate De​al to List of Supreme Court Ethics Scandals
Biden announces $42 billion to expand high-speed internet access
Charlotte private school had more vouchers than students. And where’s the building?
The Economic Cost of Long COVID: An Update – David Cutler
The sleeper legal strategy that could topple abortion bans: Jews, Episcopalians, Unitarians, Satanists and other people of faith say the laws infringe on their religious rights.
How a Grad Student Uncovered the Largest Known Slave Auction in the U.S.
Klobuchar says she supports allowing abortion restrictions in late pregnancy (the audacity of nope!)
Slavery’s descendants: America’s family secret
Rochelle Walensky: Our Pandemic Despair Is Fading Too Quickly
Boston hospital brings back mask requirement in unit affected by COVID cluster

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