Here’s what Trump has been doing while he has everyone distracted by his daily tweets

2020: an isolation odyssey : Lydia Cambron

Think ‘sanctions’ will trouble China? Then you’re stuck in the politics of the past - by Ai Weiwei

In Memory of Geoff Nunberg

What the heroin industry can teach us about solar power

You’re Wrong About - Murder

New Zealand baffled by new COVID-19 cases, eyes frozen-food packaging 《We still understand so little…》

The True Coronavirus Toll in the U.S. Has Already Surpassed 200,000

Thailand protests demand curbs on king’s powers

A look at the different vaccines under development, and where they are in the pipeline #covid19

‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

A useful reference for Taiwanese internet language

Important to remember that the USPS is a major employer of African Americans and immigrants (from 2011)

Confused about the news coming from China about how Muslims are being put in concentration camps? See this Twitter thread:

Taiwan reaches 101 days with no new local COVID-19 cases

Why the Pandemic Is So Bad in America 《Another must-read from Ed Yong》

The Pandemic’s Biggest Mystery Is Our Own Immune System

Excellent interview with anthropologist Darren Byler on Xinjiang and why he uses the term “terror capitalism” instead of “cultural genocide” #dendum

Is there a term like “Rickrolling” but which refers to people sending you (unwittingly) to something written by a certain NY Times columnist? How about “Brookshafted”?

How a Popular Medical Device Encodes Racial Bias

Welp, the GOP Now Has 15 QAnon-Linked Candidates on the November Ballot

TikTok and the Evolution of Digital Blackface

China Uighurs: A model’s video gives a rare glimpse inside internment

Inside the Hong Kong Newsroom at the Edge of Autocracy

149 foreign professionals naturalized as Taiwanese since 2017 《Way too few…》