By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Politics “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 “They had one weapon left and both knew it: treachery.” –Frank Herbert, Dune Key dates coming fast now, so I added some counters: Here is a second counter for South Carolina, […]
Friday, February 28, 2020
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
How coronavirus is causing some US businesses headaches, and potentially distress
One reason cats and rabbits tend to get along is that for cats, grooming others is a sign of high status, but for rabbits, being groomed is a sign of high status.
Thus, each of these cuties is thinking "I'm the boss": pic.twitter.com/6sp6r9hWA7
— Noah Smith 🐇 (@Noahpinion) February 26, 2020
Is it just me, or are more people engaging in social transgressions so they can be heard?
Why lazy thinking on Dem candidate odds is wrong.
Quelle surprise! Trump is out to terminate an independent agency that has stepped into the EPA’s void.
Today’s Water Cooler: Open thread.
Plastic Watch: Sack the Sachet, Campaign to Ban More Low-Hanging Fruit in UK and EU; NY Plastic Bag Ban Begins 1 March
A Plastic Planet seeks to include sachets in UK and EU single-use plastic bans; meanwhile, NY plastic shopping bag ban begins 1 March.
Some are going into coronavirus prepper mode. Does this make sense, and if so, what precautions are worthwhile?
Is Boris Johnson misunderstood?
Secret US Chemical Warfare Contracts at the UK Porton Down Lab – Dead Monkeys Tell Their Tales, But Live Skripals Can’t
The UK told a very big fib about its Porton Down lab….and it looks like it matters.
Today’s Water Cooler: Not an open thread but a poor connection makes me rush to submit without writing a summary.a
Who’d have thunk it? Having goverment do more for citizens, such as New Deal programs, leads to citizens willing to do more for their county.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |