Links 8/6/23

Links for you. Science:

CDC recommends RSV monoclonal antibody for infants, high-risk young children
New long-term modelling shows effectiveness of consistent mask-use
Without a plan to fight superbugs, the Cancer Moonshot will never achieve liftoff
Nose-picking healthcare workers more likely to catch Covid, data suggests
Inside the Gut Microbiome: Investigating the Bacterial Hosts of Antibiotic Resistance Genes
Not ‘if’ but ‘when’: Antibiotic resistance poses existential threat for modern medicine


Richard Hanania, Rising Right-Wing Star, Wrote For White Supremacist Sites Under Pseudonym: Hanania is championed by tech moguls and a U.S. senator, but HuffPost found he used a pen name to become an important figure in the “alt-right.”
The Coming Enshittification of Public Libraries: Global investment vampires have positioned themselves to suck our libraries dry (must-read)
Florida Commissioner of Education tells superintendents to teach AP Psychology “in its entirety”
Don’t Believe the Hype: Outdoor Dining to Mostly End in 2024: Ignore the spin—this is it, folks.
Abolishing Israel’s Reasonableness Standard: An Explainer
The Cloud Is a Prison. Can the Local-First Software Movement Set Us Free?
Trump documents case judge made multiple errors in earlier trial
‘It’s a crisis’: Maternal health care disappears for millions
Why Trump’s Jan. 6 indictment feels so different: This time, there are victims. This time it’s personal: As Jack Smith writes, Trump attacked our “right to vote, and to have one’s vote counted”
From ‘Mr President’ to ‘Mr’: strongman Donald Trump cut down to size in court
Ohio to decide next week on suspending license of doc who said coronavirus vaccines magnetize people
Speedy Trial
The Small-Town Library That Became a Culture War Battleground
Charles, Andrew, and Hanania
The Biggest Threat to Donald Trump Could Be the Constitution Itself
Playing The Game
A History of the Crack Epidemic From Below
Massachusetts Is Set to Make Communications Free for Incarcerated People
There’s One More Unnamed Accomplice in the Trump Indictment
A $16 Billion Wall Street Lawsuit for the Ages. Burford Capital bet $15 million that it could take Argentina to the cleaners. The outcome could be worth billions—if Burford can get anyone to pay.
For Trump, the Stakes of the 2024 Election Just Became: Win—or Go to Jail
The Ukraine “Israel Model” & Its Discontents: The goal of institutionalizing the flow of aid to Ukraine wasn’t simply about creating predictability. It was also about Trump-proofing foreign policy.
The GOP’s Nazi Problem Has Deep Roots
Trump Has Subpoenaed Fox News for Tucker’s Unaired Jan. 6 Interview
Nomi Prins Explains the Difference Between the Market and the Economy
Testing Ground: The total war on trans bodies in Missouri

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