Fauci makes the Biden administration’s debut at the WHO https://www.vox.com/2021/1/21/22242290/fauci-who-biden-administration-covid-19?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Amid the flurry of fashion on display for the inauguration, Bernie Sanders's brown coat, upcycled mittens, and vaguely dissatisfied expression left the internet no choice but to stan: https://trib.al/FnPZP0B 3
Celebrating America, the Joe Biden inauguration special, didn’t really have a reason to exist.
But maybe that says something interesting about how threadbare our democratic rituals have become!
So I wrote about it! https://www.vox.com/culture/22241884/joe-biden-inauguration-special-celebrating-america?utm_campaign=emilyvdw&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
The 501Y.V2 coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa contains mutations that could evade immunity from prior infection, early studies suggest.
Scientists say current vaccines are still effective, but may need to be adjusted as mutations arise. https://www.vox.com/2021/1/21/22240475/covid-19-mutation-south-africa-variant-501yv2-vaccine-coronavirus?utm_campaign=vox&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
The absolutely absurd riches of Biden inauguration fashion, reviewed in full. https://slate.trib.al/0henc81
He ruined the internet as we knew it, even if it’s not obvious on a day-to-day basis. https://slate.trib.al/EqZram6
The story of the anti-Semitic radio priest offers an intriguing analog-age precedent to the digital-age debates over the limits of free expression. https://slate.trib.al/9p1ADcj
Why did Army repeatedly deny that Michael Flynn’s brother was involved in Capitol riot response? https://ift.tt/2NfkOFZ
NEW: All 3 new far-right representatives say they didn’t give “reconnaissance” tours the day before the riot. My interviews with Democrats & reviews of their statements back that up. So who did? Most likely someone who’s been there a while. Me @salon https://www.salon.com/2021/01/21/newly-elected-gop-members-deny-giving-reconnaissance-tours-before-capitol-attack-so-who-did/
The rare suicide bombing attack hit the busy market amid heightened political tensions over planned early elections and a severe economic crisis. https://www.huffp.st/rQ5qoVB
Pentagon officials initially denied that Michael Flynn's high-ranking military brother took part in a key conversation. https://www.huffp.st/nfNJmrM
.@timothypmurphy had been working on this profile of Josh Hawley for months before the Big Lie Hawley backed and the Capitol Hill insurrection that came of it.
Make the time to read this: https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/01/josh-hawley-coup-populist/
it's this! it's here! it's arrived! and it's full of the trivia you'd hope for in a @timothypmurphy special!
“People would say he would check himself out every time he saw his reflection in a window passing by," a law school classmate recall of Hawley.
Stephen Miller would like to remind everyone that he's still here and terrible. https://www.mic.com/p/oh-good-stephen-miller-is-tweeting-now-58316117?utm_campaign=mic&utm_content=1611252122&utm_medium=owned&utm_source=twitter
The Proud Boys are slowly realizing Trump is a "total failure." https://www.mic.com/p/the-proud-boys-are-suddenly-a-little-less-proud-of-their-boy-58367653?utm_campaign=mic&utm_content=1611248582&utm_medium=owned&utm_source=twitter
Double-masking can actually serve as an obstacle course for coronavirus particles. https://www.mic.com/p/its-time-to-double-mask-it-experts-say-58185077?utm_campaign=mic&utm_content=1611244921&utm_medium=owned&utm_source=twitter
***For your consideration*** here are some #BlackMonuments to erect instead >> https://mic.com/interactives/black-monuments
San Jose votes to remove symbol of "genocide", Christopher Columbus
5 African-American churches in the same New Jersey county were vandalized in the same evening: http://bit.ly/2Bek5d2
The evolution of Afropunk — here's how a documentary evolved into a global festival http://bit.ly/2vwPML7
Dr. Anthony Fauci has personally informed the World Health Organization that Donald Trump’s attempts to pull the United States back from the international response to the coronavirus pandemic are over https://trib.al/MDwa7fU
Karl Rove railed against Biden’s call to battle racism and white supremacy saying that particular part of the inaugural address personally “offended” him
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and 30 Rock star Jane Krakowski have denied a Daily Mail report that they dated for nine months, before parting ways over the summer https://trib.al/PJrvV3k
If you thought there was something weird about the timing of Trump’s pardoning of Albert Pirro Jr., the ex-husband of Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro, then you were right https://trib.al/66ZylE1