Links 11/13/23

Links for you. Science:

Can Seawalls Save Us?
How many in the U.S. are disabled? Proposed census changes would greatly decrease count: Revised questions would affect funding for federal and state programs, Long Covid research, and more
Study: Persistent CNS immune activation not main driver of neurologic long COVID
Long Covid and the toll on those with this condition.
Rapid bacteria-phage coevolution drives the emergence of multiscale networks
Correction is courageous


Vaccine Confidence Falls as Belief in Health Misinformation Grows
Trump’s Bloody Campaign Promises: It’s tempting to ignore the former President’s expressions of rage, but the stakes for American democracy demand that attention be paid.
New York Times reporter shows how hard he was rooting for Democrats to lose on Tuesday
A Swing And a Miss From the Minnesota State Supreme Court On the Section 3 of the 14th Question
Republicans, including MAGA Mike Johnson, are putting Russia ahead of their districts
Majority-Black Wilmington, N.C., fell to White mob’s coup 125 years ago
Rhode Island doctor reprimanded for performing surgery while having COVID
When bullied students end their lives, parents are suing. And schools are paying.
Netanyahu Led Us to Catastrophe. He Must Go.
Trump says on Univision he could weaponize FBI, DOJ against his enemies
The Eternal Batshittery of the Right Wing Mind: The 55 year history behind the conspiracy theories dogging today’s advocates of 15-minute cities
Settler violence is erasing Palestinian communities in the West Bank
The Case for Child Welfare Abolition
Advertisers Don’t Want Sites Like Jezebel to Exist
Antisemitic Hate Crimes Soar in New York City
Facebook Generates Extremism for Society and Profits for Investors
A Brief History of the Netanyahu-Hamas Alliance: For 14 years, Netanyahu’s policy was to keep Hamas in power; the pogrom of October 7, 2023, helps the Israeli prime minister preserve his own rule
Dental insurance isn’t a scam — but it’s also not insurance: How we pay for going to the dentist is supremely screwed up.
Israel and Palestine’s Existential War: The shock of the October 7 attacks has exposed just how much is at stake, and the decisions being made now will reverberate for decades.
The Credibility Crisis: Verifiably false scientific statements by doctors are not protected under the First Amendment
RFK Jr. comes ‘home’ to his anti-vaccine group, commits to ‘a break’ for U.S. infectious disease research: He has suggested without evidence that researchers and pharmaceutical companies are driven by profit to neglect chronic conditions. (no infectious disease research at NIAID for eight years. What a dumbass)
Chicago City Council approves ordinance that guarantees 10-day paid leave (BuT tHeRe’s No DiFfErEnCe BeTwEeN tHe PaRtIeS)
Arizona fake electors led vocal campaign to overturn the 2020 election – they’re now part of a ‘robust’ state investigation
Why Is Mike Johnson Flying a Christian Nationalist Flag Outside His Office?
F.B.I. Seizes Eric Adams’s Phones as Campaign Investigation Intensifies: Days after a raid at Mr. Adams’s chief fund-raiser’s home, federal agents took the mayor’s phones and iPad, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
The New York Times continues to ignore Trump-inspired violence: They’ve found time to publish 51 articles in 5 days about a single poll, though.

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