“They had learned nothing, and forgotten nothing.”
–Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
The Guy Who Wore a Giant Donut in Public to Enforce Social Distancing Is the Hero We Need Popular Mechanics
The most recent addition to the complete reviewis my review of 2018 Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead.
— a once would-be mother of 8 and bioethicist Thalia Arawi (American University of Beirut) on how she became an anti-natalist
— Peter Singer (Princeton) and Paola Cavalieri argue for shutting down “wet markets”
Between that and the protective effect of hard liquor, I feel like a lot of y’all will do just fine.
— Alex Guerrero (Rutgers) on why Sanders should stop praising Castro
— a moving account from Jamie Lombardi (Bergen Community College) on how she dealt with her husband’s unexpected death
The dual status of cats as both predator and companion requires a new ecology Anthropocene
Pint-sized bird may be smallest dinosaur yet Straits Times
New Weather Patterns Are Turning Water Into a Weapon Bloomberg
U.S. Recession a Coin Toss as Chances Climb to 53% Within Year Bloomberg
Investors pull $41.7bn from emerging markets since start of outbreak FT
If Muddy Waters Is Shocked, You’ve Really Been Bad Bloomberg. FTSE 100-listed healthcare company NMC Health Plc. Health care, eh?
Boeing moves to preserve cash and draws down $13.8bn loan FT
U.S. ‘looking at’ CalPERS holdings in Chinese defense firms: top White House official Reuters