Thursday, April 6, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (4/6/23)

Today is Thursday and I assume this week will end EVENTUALLY.

More on this below, but here's a summary: Cyberwarfare leaks show Russian army is adopting mindset of secret police (The Guardian)

Everything is extremely scary right now: The governors from Indiana and Idaho sign bans on gender-affirming care (NPR)

And: Kansas lawmakers override governor’s veto, enacting ban on transgender athletes (KCUR)

And: A N.C. lawmaker has switched parties, creating a path to stricter abortion laws (NPR)

Baltimore Catholic Clergy Abused Hundreds of Children and Teens, Attorney General Says (NYT)

Following national trend, workers at Starbucks in Rochester seek to form union (NHPR)

Tech executive Bob Lee, founder of Cash App, dead after apparent stabbing attack in San Francisco (CNN Business)

LOL: Shohei Ohtani makes more MLB history, becomes first player with pitcher & batter pitch timer violations (Sporting News)

From Miley Cyrus to boygenius, queer women in music are showing the power of collaboration (PinkNews)

Dried Lake Reveals New Statue on Easter Island (Smithsonian)

And some longer reads:

Back to everything being scary: Tennessee House Poised to Expel 3 Democrats Over Gun Control Protest (NYT)

‘Vulkan files’ leak reveals Putin’s global and domestic cyberwarfare tactics (The Guardian)

This was written before he won, but it's some interesting background: How Brandon Johnson Broke Through to Chicago’s Mayoral Runoff (New Yorker)

A really interesting series: Fighting in hockey (The Athletic)

Sleeping with the Enemy: Alma Katsu's Reading List to Understand the Rise of the Oligarchs (CrimeReads)

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