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New Pathogen, Old Politics

Alex de Waal Boston Review
We should be wary of simplistic uses of history, but we can learn from the logic of social responses.

Tidbits - Mar. 26, 2020 - Reader Comments, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pandemic, Donald Trump, Bailout, Back to Work, Sanders, Biden, Airline Bailout, Cruise Lines, Heroes and Heroines - All Essential Workers, Cuba, solidarity, Nigeria, Brazil, Resources

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Reader Comments, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pandemic, Donald Trump, Bailout, Back to Work, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, 2020 elections, Airline Bailout, Cruise Lines, Heroes and Heroines - All Essential Workers, Cuba, solidarity, Nigeria, Brazil, Resources

Taxes in a Time of Coronavirus

Amy Hanauer Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP)
Some problems can only be solved when public officials have the resources to act. Today’s public health crisis is that kind of problem. The current disaster threatens our health and our economy.

Tidbits - Mar. 12, 2020 - Reader Comments: Coronavirus Pandemic and GOP Attack on Social Security, Medicare, CDC; Three-Fourths of Democratic Delegates Still to be Voted On; Sanders, Biden, Warren; Coronavirus Factsheet in 20 Languages; more....

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The Unforgiving Math That Stops Epidemics

Tara C. Smith Quanta
If you didn't get a flu shot, you are endangering more than just your own health. Calculations of herd immunity against common diseases don't make exceptions.
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