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Bats’ brains predict their next move during flight MIT Technology Review HOW AGATHA CHRISTIE HELPED POPULARIZE SURFING—YES, SURFING Crime Reads Jodie Turner-Smith Lost Family Jewelry in Cannes Hotel Room Theft Variety Future Fears American Scholar Unexamined Life The Baffler When science breaks bad: A rogues’ gallery of history’s worst scientists Ars Technica A bird’s eye view of coal leases on the eastern slopes of Alberta’s Rockies The Narwhal How hot is too hot for the human body? MIT Technology Review Officials across Florida rethink condo inspection policies AP Death Valley sees its hottest day since 1913 at 130F and 50 million Americans are under heat advisories as blistering temperatures ravage the West Coast fueling wildfires and power outages Daily Mail Flood watch issued as

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Bats’ brains predict their next move during flight MIT Technology Review

HOW AGATHA CHRISTIE HELPED POPULARIZE SURFING—YES, SURFING Crime Reads

Jodie Turner-Smith Lost Family Jewelry in Cannes Hotel Room Theft Variety

Future Fears American Scholar

Unexamined Life The Baffler

When science breaks bad: A rogues’ gallery of history’s worst scientists Ars Technica

A bird’s eye view of coal leases on the eastern slopes of Alberta’s Rockies The Narwhal

How hot is too hot for the human body? MIT Technology Review

Officials across Florida rethink condo inspection policies AP

Death Valley sees its hottest day since 1913 at 130F and 50 million Americans are under heat advisories as blistering temperatures ravage the West Coast fueling wildfires and power outages Daily Mail

Flood watch issued as stormy weather expected to slam NYC again NY Post

A Billion South Asians Face Water Insecurity Due To Warming In The Himalayas India Spend

New cholera vaccine, ‘drink’ made from GM rice, clears phase 1 human trials: Study in Lancet The Print

Srebrenica genocide survivor: ‘It will happen to us again’ Al Jazeera

#COVID-19

Fauci says that based on current data from CDC, FDA, there’s no need for booster shot The Hill. I’m counting the days until he needs to walk this back. Remember the mask guidance? This time, he’s made the caveat explicit – that this advice may need to change. I’ll say.

Vaccines will get full FDA approval, Fauci predicts Politico

Experts warn full Covid-19 vaccine approval is no quick fix for hesitancy Stat

POLITICO-Harvard poll: Americans sharply divided over vaccine mandates Politico

US “Very Concerned” Covid Variants Could Risk Recovery: Top Official NDTV

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NYCHA Ignored Warnings That Ventilation Woes Endangered Tenants During Pandemic, Emails Show The City

What does Africa need to make more coronavirus vaccines? South China Morning Post

Japan pinpricking China’s gains in SE Asia Asia Times

Australia reports first 2021 local COVID-19 death, highest case number Reuters

Woman, 90, infected with Alpha and Beta Covid variants at the same time Guardian

Historic Warsaw store, seeking rebirth, hit by pandemic AP

Class Warfare

Give Us a Three-Day Weekend at the Beach, Every Week  Jacobin

Inequality and the Macron Commission Project Syndicate (David L)

Frito-Lay Seeks Scabs as Kansas Labor Launches Boycott – Fort Lee Barbers Strike – USC Nurses to Strike Payday Report

The Billionaire Playbook: How Sports Owners Use Their Teams to Avoid Millions in Taxes ProPublica

BOEING HIJACKED BY SHAREHOLDERS AND EXECS Dollars & Sense

32 Angry Consumer Complaints to the FTC About Binance Gizmodo (Richard Smith)

Anthony Constantinou charged in England over ‘£50M Ponzi scheme’ involving BVI & Cayman Offshore Alert. Richard Smith: “Another old story matures. Dubious FX Broker CWM FX Claims Sports Celebrity Scalps, but Princess Anne Remains Unmolested

Biden Administration

‘A Great Day’: Biden Fires Trump’s Social Security Boss Who Refused to Resign Common Dreams

Democrats hit crunch time in Biden spending fight The Hill

Biden Launches Sweeping Action on “Big Tech, Big Pharma, and Big Ag.” Can It Be Real? BIG. Matt Stoller.

Violent Extremists Took Over The US Capitol Long Before January 6 Caitlin Johnstone

States Gear Up for Fight to Keep the National Guard Out of War Military.com (The Rev Kev)

‘We Have Seen the Deepening of the Anti-Democratic, Anti-Protest Legislative Trend’ FAIR

Tears, politics and money: School boards become battle zones AP

Trump Transition

Trump says being impeached twice didn’t change him: ‘I became worse’ The Hill

Groves of Academe

Marketing and PR Are Corrupting Universities Chronicle of Higher Education

Syraqistan

US alarmed as Saudi lawsuits threaten to expose secrets France 24

UNSC Watch: Does the US-Russia Compromise on Syria Portend Better Times? The Wire

Colombia

Activism Uncensored: Colombia in Chaos TK News. Matt Taibbi.

Sports Desk

Untold stories of Ichiro: Wrestling with Griffey, All-Star speeches and ‘Ichi wings’ The Athletic

Euro 2020: ‘Football comes to Rome’ as Italy break English hearts at Wembley Deutsche Welle

Shocker: US falls to Nigeria 90-87 in pre-Olympic opener AP

India

Investigation: Hidden water crisis behind India’s sugar dominance The Third Pole

India: The New ‘Republic of Fear’ The Wire

At least 67 killed in lightning strikes in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Scroll

China?

The U.S. didn’t start Cold War 2 Noahpinion. Noah Smith.

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Links 7/12/2021

See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.

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