If Theodore Roethke is wrong, I don’t wanna be right.
Yeah. Sure, he did.
Play Codenames online.
Know your enemy: a bill to make health care more affordable for the poor in North Carolina is “unlikely to pass” but a bill to increase existing benefits to NC lawmakers and their families has bipartisan support.
If money is speech, when will people start hurling pennies at the thick skulls of PAC donors and politicians and judges?
It’s not just that I’ve had Billy Ocean’s Caribbean Queen going through my head off and on for the last week.
Get past this ideology of carrots and sticks. Let’s look at the science.
Even the good news will be misleading: How to Read Friday’s U.S. Jobs Data and Beyond
If you wonder why US markets are stuck at 20-25% down and haven’t fallen a lot farther, even after unemployment has gone from 3% to 13% or more in two weeks: share.getcloudapp.com/nOuNj80r
Duterte’s shoot-to-kill order, China’s “numbers”, Moscow lockdown, migrant children, Orban’s power grab all argue in favor of liberty, even (especially) in a pandemic.
If African countries are ever to get out from under the thumb of their colonial past (and present), it will be through continental cooperation like what is happening during the Covid-19 pandemic. Divided, a people are conquered. United, they can be free.
Our post-human future is getting closer.
Free speech does not violate HIPAA. Health CEOs and all HR personnel and managers involved should EACH be fined 100% of the employee’s total annual compensation for each firing.
Numbers from China have been odd for weeks. Why would you ever trust an authoritarian regime to tell the truth?
“With between three and six months’ worth of essential foodstuffs and goods kept in storage within the country’s borders, Switzerland maintains one of the largest strategic stockpiles in the world.”
For some people, David Simon is the TV version of a favorite author.
If we’re living through a new golden age of television, it probably started with Simon, before streaming services and startup capital changed how we think about and watch TV.
Which trees absorb the most automotive pollution?
What are “essential” activities? Why not instead establish Safety Protocols and Zones of Quarantine.
It works for food safety, and in other spheres. How long until seeing someone wearing a mask (or wearing one yourself) becomes a normal occurrence in US culture?
Some NC grocery stores in the Triangle area that have special options for seniors & others to get their shopping done.
Banks and large corporations have the federal reserve with its $1 trillion securities and debt bailouts, and Congress and the Executive with their $750 billion TARPs, and $750 billion more.
When do citizens get their own Fed? and a Congress that represents them?