Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (2/8/23)

Somehow it is only Wednesday, but we can get through it together! BTW, I haven't had time to read much SOTU analysis yet so there will probably be more to come of that in the next few days, but there's a decent overview at the top of the "longer reads" section below if you're looking for that.

This is just tragic, and obviously still unfolding, so pointing you to another page for live updates today: Live Updates: Quake Death Toll Passes 11,000 in Turkey and Syria (NYT)

Iranian Activists Greet Prisoner Amnesty With Skepticism, Calling It An Attempt To Change The Narrative (RFE)

This is so great! Hong Kong’s top court rules surgery is not needed to register gender change (WaPo)

Don't love this!! French Senate backs AI-powered video surveillance for Paris 2024 Olympics (Politico EU)

Such an important step: AbbVie's blockbuster drug Humira finally loses its 20-year, $200 billion monopoly (NPR)

This is SO LATE: After this weekend’s cold, 'ice-in' is declared on Lake Winnipesaukee (NHPR)

I love this idea: A new bill in the Mass. Legislature could subsidize local newspaper subscriptions (Boston Globe)

Oh phew: Radioactive Capsule Safely Recovered in Western Australia (Smithsonian)

Picture imperfect: light pollution from satellites is becoming an existential threat to astronomy (The Guardian)

Quarry workers make 'unexpected' discovery of ship from Queen Elizabeth I's reign (Live Science)

And some longer reads:

5 winners and 2 losers from Biden’s 2023 State of the Union (Vox)

Russia after Putin: When and how it might happen — and how dangerous it might get (Grid)

The Crisis of Missing Migrants (New Yorker)

Somalia hunger crisis raises a question for the world: When is a famine a famine? (Grid)

How to Write English Prose (The Lamp)

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (2/5/23)

Today is Sunday and it's above zero out already!!! Balmy!

The U.S. has downed a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina (NPR)

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's ex-president, dies aged 79 (BBC)

Heartbreaking and terrifying: Hide your books to avoid felony charges, Fla. schools tell teachers (WaPo)

Ukrainian Artist Creates Mirror Mandala At Jewish Cemetery In Poland (RFE)

I think this is GREAT and truly cannot wait to see the fallout here in NH: Democrats Overhaul Party’s Primary Calendar, Upending a Political Tradition (NYT)

I hate this so much. This is money from the public school budget. Amazon, private schools are among the top beneficiaries of NH's school choice program (NHPR)

California’s dark history of forced sterilizations comes into focus as it seeks victims to pay reparations (STAT)

Social Media Use Is Linked to Brain Changes in Teens, Research Finds (NYT)

Charles Tuckett Senior and the British Museum Bindery fire of 1865 (Untold lives blog)

True: America Deserves Coffee Cubes (The Takeout)

And some longer reads:

How the ‘contagion effect’ leads to group use of excessive force by police: Expert (Grid)

Muzzled by DeSantis, Critical Race Theory Professors Cancel Courses or Modify Their Teaching (ProPublica)

Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act is no end-run around abortion bans (STAT)

The Science Behind the Oldest Trees on Earth (Smithsonian)

The Archaeological Excavation of Clachtoll Broch (History Hit)

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (2/4/23)

Good morning! Today is Saturday and it is VERY COLD here in New Hampshire.

Chinese balloon punctures Blinken's plans, leaving U.S.-China ties adrift (NPR)

‘We’re fighting for a free future’: the Chechen battalions siding with Kyiv (The Guardian)

Jordan, Latvia and Israel Shake Up Diplomatic Corps After “Shadow Diplomats” Investigation (ProPublica)

EU top court: Belgium can’t refuse to extradite Catalan separatists without very good reason (Politico EU)

What a good list of senators: Senators ask mifepristone manufacturer to list miscarriage as a use for abortion pill (The 19th*)

True: Sexual orientation census undercounts older people and those who shun labels (The Guardian)

YUP: Charging for Twitter API access risks killing the things that made Twitter great (Grid)

This story is WILD: Painter Peter Doig Wins $2.5 Million in Sanctions Against a Gallery That Tried to Force Him to Take Credit for Another Artist’s Work (Artnet)

‘Self-Healing’ Concrete May Have Preserved Ancient Roman Structures (Smithsonian)

8 Brilliant Dark Academia Books by Authors of Color (Book Riot)

And some longer reads...

Who is Yevgeny Prigozhin? The bloodsoaked rise of a key figure in Putin’s Ukraine war (Grid)

Atlanta shooting part of alarming US crackdown on environmental defenders (The Guardian)

A Toxic Stew on Cape Cod: Human Waste and Warming Water (NYT)

8 Memoirs by Women About Multicultural Identity and Belonging (Electric Lit)

A Philosophy Professor’s Final Class (New Yorker)

Friday, February 3, 2023

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (2/2/23)

It's Thursday! My job is trying to kill me this week but we're almost there!

Human Rights Watch urges investigation of alleged use of land mines by Ukraine (NPR)

New Czech president risks China’s rage with call to Taiwanese leader (Politico EU)

Ugh. Happy Black History Month? The College Board Strips Down Its A.P. Curriculum for African American Studies (NYT)

More women are being detained as jail populations near pre-COVID levels (The 19th*)

India has banned TikTok and over 300 Chinese apps. Some US officials see it as a model to follow. (Grid)

New England states propose coordinated transmission development to support wind power (NHPR)

Half of glaciers will be gone by 2100 even under Paris 1.5C accord, study finds (The Guardian)

Paying research participants — a lot — may be a key to increasing diversity in studies (STAT)

Mesoamericans Have Been Using a 260-Day Ceremonial Calendar for Millennia (Smithsonian)

‘They are holding on to a dream’: the last bohemians at New York’s Chelsea Hotel (The Guardian)

And some longer reads:

How a Chinese naval blockade could isolate Taiwan and send shockwaves across the world (Grid)

How Biden Could Appoint More Judges Than Trump (FiveThirtyEight)

When does life begin? (NYT)

The Instagram Reels Gold Rush (New Yorker)

The Strangely Beautiful Experience of Google Reviews (Longreads)

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (2/1/23)

Today is Wednesday and it's February!

4 suspects in the assassination of Haiti's president were transferred to U.S. custody (NPR)

Ukraine wants to join EU within two years, PM says (Politico EU)

‘It is a war’: senator and Auschwitz survivor Liliana Segre on fighting Italy’s far right (The Guardian)

This is awful: These benefits will disappear when Biden ends the Covid national and public health emergencies in May (CNN)

Important! CDC warns that a brand of eyedrops may be linked to drug-resistant bacterial infection (NBC)

How Wisconsin’s upcoming Supreme Court election became a referendum on abortion access (Grid)

Researchers say the FBI's statistics on hate crimes across the country are flawed (NPR)

You don't say (I joke but having data is good!!): Long Covid Is Keeping Significant Numbers of People Out of Work, Study Finds (NYT)

Advocates want to change a NH law that criminalizes drug checking equipment (NHPR)

Science journals ban listing of ChatGPT as co-author on papers (The Guardian)

And some longer reads:

Police body cameras filmed Tyre Nichols’ killing. But they were supposed to prevent it in the first place. (Grid)

U.S. Pours Money Into Chips, but Even Soaring Spending Has Limits (NYT)

Climate change puts more women at risk for domestic violence (WaPo)

The Writer Who Burned Her Own Books (New Yorker)

With This Japanese Ace, the Ghost Stories Are True (NYT)

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/31/23)

Today is Tuesday and somehow it's the last day of January already?!

Russian propaganda responds to German tank deployment to Ukraine: ‘Nazis,’ ‘swastikas’ and talk of World War III (Grid)

UNESCO Adds Odesa to List of World Heritage in Danger (Smithsonian)

This headline is weird because obviously that doesn't make Ukraine...less dangerous. But the information is important! More journalists killed in Latin America and Caribbean than Ukraine in 2022 (The Guardian)

COVID-19 still a global health emergency, says WHO (Politico EU)

tl;dr: Everything's a nightmare! What education issues to watch at the NH State House: School choice, parents' rights and more (NHPR)

Good move. Girl Guides of Canada renames its Brownies after members share experiences of racism (NPR)

$20 Million Worth of Looted Art Returns to Italy From the U.S. (NYT)

Scientists develop blood test for Alzheimer’s disease (The Guardian)

Mars crater is 'chock-full' of opal gemstones, hinting at widespread water and possible microbial life (Live Science)

Why You Should Start Reading Regional American Literature (Book Riot)

And some longer reads:

Russia’s War Breathes New Life Into a Cold War Symbol (NYT)

The Freedom Caucus wish list: From healthcare to the war in Ukraine, can they get what they want? (Grid)

The DIY D-Day (Intelligencer)

The U.S. Will Need Thousands of Wind Farms. Will Small Towns Go Along? (NYT)

The Fossil Flowers That Rewrote the History of Life (New Yorker)

Monday, January 30, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/30/23)

It's Monday! Let's do this! Oh, here's my TV news roundup for the past two weeks at The Televixen.

Imagery Shows How a Cemetery for Russian Mercenaries Is Expanding (NYT)

Chandeliers and avatars: how conflict spawned a new lexicon in Ukraine (The Guardian)

This is amazing, and also sad that it feels so amazing: Book showing same-sex marriage suitable for children, European court rules (Politico EU)

The battle over state bans of federally approved abortion pills will begin in West Virginia (Grid)

Becca Balint Never Imagined Herself In Congress (Bustle)

Two new studies paint encouraging picture of Covid-19 vaccine’s performance (STAT)

This is awful: Conspiracy theorists hounded Grant Wahl's family when he died. Now they're back (NPR)

Well, this doesn't bode well for me ever getting to see a doctor again: Dartmouth Health plans hiring freeze, job reviews as it eyes $120M budget cut (NHPR)

Atmospheric dust may have hidden true extent of global heating (The Guardian)

How Animals May Have Conquered Snowball Earth (Smithsonian)

And some longer reads:

In Kabul, Taliban rulers are changing the face of the capital (WaPo)

Maternal deaths in the U.S. are staggeringly common. Personal nurses could help (NPR)

Abraham Lincoln’s other legacy: An obsession with open caskets and America’s lifeless death industry (Grid)

Marguerite Duras and the Domestication of Desire (New Yorker)

What Do We Know About the People of Roman Vindolanda? (History Hit)

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/29/23)

Today is Sunday! Let's see how much of my extremely long list I can get done!

Memphis Police permanently disbands SCORPION unit in wake of Tyre Nichols' death (ABC24)

Military offensives increase nuclear accident odds in Ukraine, warns atomic safety chief (Politico EU)

GOOD: Nobel winner Maria Ressa and her online news outlet are cleared of tax evasion (NPR)

'Everywhere they were, you got them out': Those displaced from Manchester encampment wonder where to go next (NHPR)

The truth behind the viral MTG Tweet claiming the second covid booster puts many people in the hospital (Grid)

Time for a New Emancipation Proclamation (Boston Globe)

The Only H.I.V. Vaccine in Advanced Trials Has Failed. What Now? (NYT)

How to Fight New Obscenity Laws Targeting Librarians (Book Riot)

lol: AP apologises and deletes widely mocked tweet about ‘the French’ (The Guardian)

Moon rivers? UK scientists at heart of mission to extract water from lunar rock (The Guardian)

And some longer reads:

Vladimir Putin still has lots of friends: How Turkey, India and South Africa just gave him a boost (Grid)

The Trumpiest court in America (Vox)

She Says Doctors Ignored Her Concerns About Her Pregnancy. For Many Black Women, It’s a Familiar Story. (ProPublica)

The Case for Wearing Masks Forever (New Yorker)

One of Taiwan's biggest pop stars sings in an Indigenous language (NPR)

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/28/23)

Today is Saturday! This is my "get my life back in order after the holidays and lots of January travel" weekend so my to do list is very long.

They have now released the video as well but I am not linking to it. You can find it easily if you want to. 5 Memphis ex-police are charged with murder and jailed over the death of Tyre Nichols (NPR)

Reporting corruption in a time of war: The Ukrainian journalists’ dilemma (Politico EU)

Covid Vaccines Targeting Omicron Should Be Standard, Panel Says (NYT)

This makes an EXTREMELY important point: An Open Letter to Stephen King: Book Censorship News, January 27, 2023 (Book Riot)

Journalists angered by new Australian federal court restrictions on reporting of cases (The Guardian)

National Dems give New Hampshire, Georgia more time to change 2024 primary dates (NH Bulletin)

An Ohio law defining natural gas as ‘green energy’ — and backed by dark money — lays out the next battle in the climate wars (Grid)

Welp: CNET Is Reviewing the Accuracy of All Its AI-Written Articles After Multiple Major Corrections (Gizmodo)

Why a London Museum Is Removing the Skeleton of an ‘Irish Giant’ From View (Smithsonian)

The astonishing vanishing act of the glassfrog, revealed (NPR)

And some longer reads:

The Flu-ification of COVID Policy Is Almost Complete (The Atlantic)

Progress! FDA eases blood donation ban on gay and bisexual men after years of protest (WaPo)

Leonard Leo is quietly remaking state high courts in his conservative image (Grid)

Pandemic Woes Lead Met Opera to Tap Endowment and Embrace New Work (NYT)

The Cheesecake Factory knows what you want (Vox)

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/26/23)

Today is Thursday! Almost there!

As its only remaining elected officials depart, Haiti reaches a breaking point (NPR)

How Not to Negotiate with Russia (Politico)

The Doomsday Clock Is Now Closer Than Ever to Midnight (Smithsonian)

Covid increases risk of grave illness and death in pregnant women – study (The Guardian)

What a shock: Rep. George Santos’ earliest political backers faced financial misconduct investigations (Grid)

This is a great idea: Bill would allow New Hampshire cities and towns to pass rent controls (NH Bulletin)

Do AI Art Tools Break Copyright Laws? Two New Lawsuits Will Find Out. (Gizmodo)

You don't say: Corporate Greed Has Something To Do With ‘Inflation-Related’ Grocery Prices (The Takeout)

A Hall of Famer With All the ‘Ingredients’ for Third Base (NYT)

‘A second front’: fight to save 1,000-year-old caves from developers in Ukraine (The Guardian)

And some longer reads:

Revealed: more than 90% of rainforest carbon offsets by biggest provider are worthless, analysis shows (The Guardian)

Great news for germs (Vox)

A Cathedral Tried to Approach Heaven, but the Earth Held a Deep Secret (NYT)

My mom and brother and I all do this, so I've always assumed there's a genetic component: I usually wake up just ahead of my alarm. What's up with that? (NPR)

The Striking Geology of The Wheel of Time (Tor)

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/24/23)

It's Tuesday! Or so I'm told! I'm finally home after an extremely long travel day, so we're still going through some stuff I had bookmarked in the past few weeks rather than lots of new headlines, but hopefully back to the normal mix of the two tomorrow!

A U.N. report has good and dire news about child deaths. What's the take-home lesson? (NPR)

Great! New York City to provide free abortion pills at four clinics (The Guardian)

The right has a hot new legal theory to destroy LGBTQ+ rights (LGBTQ Nation)

Arizona Prison Is Reportedly Inducing Early Labor in Pregnant People Without Consent (Jezebel)

Great idea: NH coalition wants younger and more diverse voices on local land use boards (NHPR)

Can geoengineering fix the climate? Hundreds of scientists say not so fast (The Guardian)

Archaeologists Recover 275 Artifacts From Mysterious Arctic Shipwreck (Smithsonian)

It’s Turtles All the Way Down in the Fossil Record (NYT)

Men Are the Most Likely Victims of Homicide. Why Do Crime Writers Kill So Many Women? (CrimeReads)

Specialty Coffee, But Make It Fun (Eater)

And some longer reads:

Epidemics That Weren’t: How Countries Shut Down Recent Outbreaks (NYT)

Making independent films in Xi Jinping’s China is getting harder and more dangerous: ‘We’re thorns in their sides’ (Grid)

Seventy-five Years After Indian Partition, Who Owns the Narrative? (New Yorker)

Is it time for GDPR 2.0? (Ars Technica)

A secret site for the Knights Templar? (BBC)

Monday, January 23, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/23/23)

Today is Monday! I am hopefully on a flight toward home as you read this, but I haven't seen any news in days, so let's keep going through my bookmarks!

The situation in Haiti is dire. But is international intervention really the answer? (Grid)



And some longer reads:





Sunday, January 22, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/22/23)

Today is Sunday! I think! Yes.

Peru protests: Machu Picchu closed indefinitely and tourists stranded (BBC)

Guess which party! An Iowa official's wife is charged with 52 counts of voter fraud in congressional race (NPR)

Abortion bans don’t prosecute pregnant people. That may be about to change. (The 19th*)

NH has spent years trying to prevent police from killing people in mental distress, but advocates say gaps remain (NHPR)

Splitting the atomic scientists: how the Ukraine war ruined physics (The Guardian)

U.S. plans crackdown on nursing homes that sedate patients with unnecessary antipsychotics (STAT)

Why it matters that the diversity report card for environmental organizations doesn’t track gender (The 19th*)

Whoa: Italian Police Seize Rubens Masterpiece From an Exhibition (Smithsonian)

Oh NO: The World of Crackers Has Lost a Giant (Slate)

Creating Dual Timelines and Five Novels That Do It Well (CrimeReads)

And some longer reads:

How Russia’s New Commander in Ukraine Could Change the War (New Yorker)

Members of a new House committee will have the power to investigate agencies that are investigating them (Grid)

In the Southeast, power company money flows to news sites that attack their critics (NPR)

Amna Nawaz is stepping into history at PBS, and she hopes to make room for others like her (The 19th*)

For Marginalized Chefs, Are Pop-Ups the Path to Success? (Eater)

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/21/23)

Happy Saturday! I'm traveling for the next few days, so I'll be writing posts when I have time with links I stockpiled and scheduling them. So if I'm missing some big news by the time you read this, that's why!

China appoints hardliner Zheng Yanxiong as its top representative in Hong Kong (The Guardian)






I see: Florida High School Cancels ‘Indecent,’ a Play About Censorship on Broadway in 1923 (Smithsonian)




And some longer reads:






Thursday, January 19, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/19/23)

Today is Thursday and we are watching for snow.








And some longer reads:





Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/17/23)

Today is Tuesday and wow, the news is off to quite a dense start this year.

Italy's most-wanted Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro arrested in Sicily (BBC)

Germany’s Baerbock proposes special tribunal to prosecute Russian leadership (Politico)

Expanded U.S. training for Ukraine forces begins in Germany (NPR)

The U.N. confirms civilian deaths in Ukraine have surpassed 7,000, but says the real toll is far higher. (NYT)

Republican ex-state House candidate arrested for allegedly orchestrating shootings at homes of Democrats in New Mexico, police say (CNN)

So McCarthy just gave away... everything. House Republicans prepare emergency plan for breaching debt limit (WaPo)

UGH: Rishi Sunak blocks Scotland’s gender recognition legislation (The Guardian)

Telehealth and mail-order medications expand abortion access in NH (NH Bulletin)

Excavators say they've found a previously unknown Egyptian royal tomb in Luxor (NPR)

Unraveling the Secrets of the Sarcophagi Found Beneath Notre-Dame Cathedral (Smithsonian)

And some longer reads:

‘Fear Still Remains’: Ukraine Finds Sexual Crimes Where Russian Troops Ruled (NYT)

What the January 6th Report Is Missing (New Yorker)

China’s covid explosion: How the country went from ‘zero-covid’ to millions of cases a day (Grid)

Like Uber, but for Militias (The Atlantic)

Crime and the City: Karachi (CrimeReads)

Monday, January 16, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/16/23)

Back to Monday. Here's my weekly TV news roundup at The Televixen.









Oh, I was wondering what happened with this: Man Who Tried to Steal Over 1,000 Unpublished Manuscripts Pleads Guilty (Smithsonian)


And some longer reads:





Sunday, January 15, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/15/23)

Today is Sunday! I was going to say "we should really look into adding a day to this weekend" and then realized a lot of you probably do have the holiday off tomorrow - enjoy!

The Trump Organization has been ordered to pay $1.61 million for tax fraud (NPR)

Ukraine war pushes civilian casualties from explosive weapons to four-year high (The Guardian)

What the House Speaker’s Deal With Ultraconservatives Means for Climate (Gizmodo)

All-women slate will lead Congress’ efforts to keep the government funded (The 19th*)

All of the last eight years were the warmest on record, government data shows (Grid)

Community power is coming to NH in 2023. Here’s what to expect. (NHPR)

Joseph Torg, Doctor Who Fought to Lessen Football Injuries, Dies at 88 (NYT)

‘I was a kid off the boat, adrift in the New World’: Remembering NH poet Charlie Simic (NH Bulletin)

Can You Make Winter Less Dark? (FiveThirtyEight)

Clean Sheets (History Today)

And some longer reads:

How Russia’s War on Ukraine Is Worsening Global Starvation (NYT)

‘The Democrats, the Republicans and the Freedom Caucus’: Inside the right’s plans to seize power in the new Congress (Grid)

With attention to mpox fading, health officials fear infections will go undetected and unreported (STAT)

This premieres tonight: Can a Video Game Be Prestige TV? (New Yorker)

Researchers say time is an illusion. So why are we all obsessed with it? (NPR)

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Friday, January 13, 2023

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/12/23)

Today is Thursday! We're almost there!

Ukraine war: Sergei Surovikin removed as commander of Ukraine invasion force (BBC)

Killing of LGBTQ+ activist prompts outcry over anti-gay attacks in Kenya (The Guardian)

New omicron subvariant fuels COVID surge throughout the Northeast (CT Public)

Sigh. But also I do think it's important to note that finding things and proactively turning them over is different from being caught with things and resisting. Biden’s legal team found another batch of classified documents in search of second location (CNN) 

Good! Amazon loses bid to overturn historic union win on Staten Island warehouse (NPR)

PLEASE. If you don't want to be a member of the party, you shouldn't get a say in what the party does! House weighs making New Hampshire primaries closed to independent voters (NH Bulletin)

(See below for some more details on this.) Russia to Launch Space Station Rescue Mission to Bring Astronauts Home (NYT)

U.S. Considers Banning or Restricting Gas Stoves (Gizmodo)

Alaska, source of carbon-emitting fossil fuels, aims to raise money by storing carbon (APM)

New England: The Perfect Setting for Murder and Mayhem (CrimeReads)

And some longer reads:

Trapped in the Trenches in Ukraine (New Yorker)

Truce in orbit: The U.S. and Russia are strange bedfellows as they work to rescue stranded astronauts (Grid)

Weeks of Storms Test California’s Approach to Taming Nature (NYT)

No one’s quite sure how to fix pulse oximeters. The FDA asked this lab to find answers (STAT)

This was so interesting that I paused in the middle of reading to acquire both books: Authors in Conversation: Miranda Dubner and Fox North (LGBTQ Reads)

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (1/11/23)

Today is . . . WEDNESDAY, okay, for a second I thought it was only Tuesday and was horrified.

Ooh, this was just breaking as I'm writing this; heads up if you're traveling: Flights Grounded Across U.S. After F.A.A. Failure (NYT)

Hmm: Ukraine military denies Russian forces have captured Soledar (The Guardian)

Trump’s Longtime Finance Chief Sentenced to 5 Months in Jail (NYT) 

Interesting: Progressive Rep. Katie Porter launches bid for Feinstein's California Senate seat (CNN)

Ugh: West Virginia can keep its ban against transgender school athletes, a judge says (NPR)

Planned Parenthood asks judge to rule in Texas Medicaid fraud suit (The 19th*)

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner on how Congress should deal with the crypto crash aftermath and Section 230 (Grid)

How Instagram and TikTok hashtags highlight gendered hate toward women candidates (The 19th*)

Investigators ID woman found dead more than 50 years ago in Bedford, NH (NHPR)

Just IMAGINE how he'd react to this. For Sale: Evelyn Waugh’s Manor House, 8 BR/24 Acres/1 Waugh-Obsessed Tenant (New Yorker)

And some longer reads:

What Brazil’s uprising means for the country, for Bolsonaro and for Lula (Grid)

How Bad Is China’s Covid Outbreak? It’s a Scientific Guessing Game. (NYT)

A Test Of Endurance: Europe Faces A Chilling Couple Of Years, But Russia Stands To Lose The Energy Showdown (RFE)

The Case for Truly Public Housing (Places)

Some impressive pictures here: 2022: The Year in Volcanic Activity (The Atlantic)