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Megan McArdle
Columnist at the Washington Post. Opinions my own. Email me: Megan.McArdle -at- Buy my book, The Up Side of Down
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Rolf Degen 9h
Contrary to predictions, liberals were more strongly repulsed by individuals whose politics diverged from their own than conservatives.
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I am seeing more and more tweets about covid-19 and gender equality. Oddly, none of them are about the unfairness of the virus targeting men disproportionately.
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Patrick Chovanec 13h
Replying to @prchovanec
Spain, in contrast, is struggling to get the virus' spread under control, with nearly 8,000 new identified cases in the past 24 hours.
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New York Post 20h
Brooks Brothers will make 150,000 masks a day in coronavirus fight
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Graeme Wood 13h
“The humane immune system is a nightmare.” “It’s the worst.”
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Replying to @DavidLat @nyulangone
So glad you're better!
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Phil Kerpen 16h
Dad went home today... crushed coronavirus even though he is 75 and has limited lung function... the greatest!
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Peter Suderman 14h
"Had the Chinese authorities been open even three weeks sooner, a study by U.K's University of Southampton assessed, the number of corornavirus cases could have been reduced by 95 percent and the world may well have been spared a pandemic."
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Megan McArdle 14h
Replying to @Mithrandir48
It was a broader critique of the tax bill, not an opposition to this particular proposal.
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Replying to @Mithrandir48
No, I just argued that the bill was structured vindictively and that hurting your political enemies was not a legit aim of tax policy.
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Megan McArdle 14h
Replying to @clockworkwhale
I don't think anyone knows. We thought Japan had found a different way, until it turned out that maybe they'd just found basically the same way for lots of people to get covid.
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Steven Ashley 16h
Ford Motor and GE Healthcare plan to produce 50,000 ventilators w/in the next 100 days at a facility in Michigan to assist with the pandemic. 500 UAW union members to start production around Apr 20... (CNBC)
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Loren Adler 15h
Macy's appears to be taking the furlough approach, reportedly continuing to pay health benefits while workers collect the new beefed-up unemployment benefits from the CARES Act:
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Megan McArdle 14h
We don't need people to have more disposable income. We need everyone to have the non-disposable income they need to pay their rent, utilities, car loans, and food bills.
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Jim Tankersley 16h
For the Phase 4 stimulus, Pelosi is eyeing ... a two-year retroactive lifting of the SALT cap. Lotta $ for millionaires there. W/
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Ross Douthat 20h
The near-universal "one week too late" response from Western governments of every ideological stripe should probably give everyone a little more sympathy for the mayor from "Jaws."
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Megan McArdle 20h
I'm going to put up the recipe within a couple days on , so you can make it if you like. It's not like most apple crisp--it doesn't use a streusel, but more of a baked short topping.
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Scott Gottlieb, MD 21h
More data suggesting that New York could be approaching a peak in new cases. Over the next 7-10 days they could peak and start slowly turning the corner. Mitigation is working in New York.
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Megan McArdle 21h
Apple Crisp Larson.
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