The Diversity of Tropical Forest Carbon Sinks Is More Complicated Than We Thought Science Alert (The Rev Kev)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Bigger Brother New York Review of Books
The battle for the Saudi crown is raging even if it is overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic. Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Your biggest questions about coronavirus, answered MIT Technology Review
COVID-19: the biology of an effective therapy Ars Technica
COVID Transmission Graphic The Spinoff (chigal)
How the Coronavirus Became an American Catastrophe Atlantic (chigal)
My partner and I traveled from London Heathrow to Beijing yesterday. Given the current #COVID19 situation, I thought that I would share my experience of what traveling to China is like at the moment (it might be a preview of what could come to Europe). 1/n
— Lukas Hensel (@LukasHenselEcon) 19 March 2020
Is Our Fight Against Coronavirus Worse Than the Disease? NYT (david l)
— NPR (@NPR) 21 March 2020
How Are the Rich and Famous Jumping the Test Queues? In England, by Paying $425 WSJ
10 Days That Changed Britain: “Heated” Debate Between Scientists Forced Boris Johnson To Act On Coronavirus
BuzzFeed News write-through of the most extraordinary week-and-a-half in modern British historyhttps://t.co/TnSpbdZXkA
— Alex Wickham (@alexwickham) 21 March 2020
Hollywood Celebrities Are Psyops Wrapped In Human Skin Caitlin Johnstone
The US military would be superb at fighting coronavirus. Let’s use it The Guardian (The Rev Kev)
A bunch of rich people from LA and Seattle fled/flew up to their vacation homes in Sun Valle, Idaho
now that county has more confirmed cases than the rest of the state combined, despite being the most isolated and rural
There is one ICU bed in that town
— Nurse Larsen Squires, MSW, RN🌹 (@Eugene_V_Dabbs) 20 March 2020
South Korea 🇰🇷 has set up ‘phone booths’ that can test people for the coronavirus in just 7 minutes. The country has earned praise for its mass testing amid the Covid19 pandemic.
— Erik Solheim (@ErikSolheim) 21 March 2020
Tomorrow’s Sunday and Protestant churches in South Korea are adamant they will hold services, despite the coronavirus outbreak. Some pastors even say the virus is spreading because people aren’t worshipping enough and that you’ll be cursed if you don’t https://t.co/tAECoQQ0zm
— Joseph Kim (@josungkim) 21 March 2020
Coronavirus: Why is India testing so little? BBC. Compare with the Atlantic article about the US above. I understand that India has far smaller resources, but it seems they are nonetheless making a similar mistake.
Guidance for Sheriffs and Jail Officials in Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis>The Center for Health and Social Policy, LBJ School of Public Affairs. Recommendations of Michele Deitch.
I spent the afternoon with many @HopkinsMedicine colleagues making #ppe for the staff. I am sharing (with permission) the steps and materials for making faceshields of your own. We are all in this together. ❤️💪🏼 #PPEshortage #ppeisnotoptional #PedsICU #covid19 #ICU #healthcare pic.twitter.com/ViHZvKHVGC
— Erin Herstine (@ErinHerstine) 21 March 2020
Gibson Guitar Forces Its Factory Workers in Nashville to Work During COVID-19 Payday Report. Mike Elk.
Stop the Coronavirus Corporate Coup Matt Stoller
Trump: ‘I don’t know’ if my businesses will receive coronavirus assistance CNBC. Words fail me.
Tlaib proposes minting two $1 trillion platinum coins to finance monthly coronavirus debit cards Washington Examiner. Note that the Coin came from the MMT community, was thoroughly vetted by wonks, and made it all the way to the desk of Trump’s predecessor – who, naturally, did nothing.
I can’t even process this…
Amazon — you know, the one run by the richest man, the one whose sales have shot up during a pandemic — is doing an online fundraiser. Asking all of us to donate to support its warehouse temps & flex drivers hit by Covid.
— Stacy Mitchell (@stacyfmitchell) 20 March 2020
Connecticut governor moves primary from April 28 to June 2 AP (PA) Connecticut’s change makes it mathematically impossible for Joe Biden to clinch the nomination before May.
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.