Much as we love links at NC, given the volume of material we are now getting, it would be really really helpful to the moderators, and would also improve comment quality, if well-intentioned readers didn’t simply dump links, but explained the qualifications of the source, and ideally gave a quote. This goes double for YouTubes and videos generally. Think of it as informational hygiene.
Coronavirus pandemic: What’s ‘normal’ now? What’s next? An interview with Michael Osterholm. Minneapolis Star-Tribune (Shonde)
Liberty And The Coronavirus: Not An Either/Or Proposition American Conservative
Fort Worth Hospital Sees Spike in Severe Child Abuse Cases Over Last Week NBC Dallas Ft Worth (Dr. Kevin)
Harvey Weinstein Tests Positive For Coronavirus In NY State Prison; Convicted Producer In Isolation Deadline. re Silc: “i have friends whose kids are new MDs and they cant get tested and they work in hospitals.”
Coronavirus Transforming Jails Across the Country Marshall Project
Strength and Weakness James Howard Kunstler He sometimes falls off the rails, but I never miss him; this is one of his better efforts.
Penn stole our senior year over the common cold University of Pennsylvania Statesman. As a former university newspaper editor in chief, I have close firsthand experience of the pitfalls of student journalism. Nonetheless, this is astonishing.
Katie Porter is Tired Too Atlantic (UserFriendly)
Israeli doctor in Italy: We no longer help those over 60 Jerusalem Post
Useful Idiots: Noam Chomsky on the Primary, Media Criticism, and COVID-19 Useful Idiots. Posting this b/c it’s Matt Taibbi and Noam Chomsky, and based on their summer; haven’t had the chance to listen to this podcast.https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/noam-chomsky-covid-19-useful-idiots-podcast-970047/
Uber is doing 70 percent fewer trips in cities hit hard by coronavirus The Verge (david l)
Sensex crashes 3,900 points: What’s behind market meltdown Economic Times
The coronavirus pandemic is a game changer for mental health care MIT Technology Review
Force global banks to suspend bonuses and payouts FT. Sheila Bair
Those who urged for keeping private health insurance need to explain to all the people who are losing their jobs, and thusly their coverage, how they expect them to survive. https://t.co/50xgZTe8GA
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Medicare for All
Medicare for All is a Great Automatic Fiscal Stabilizer Nathan Tankus
Police State Watch
The Long Dark Night of the Soul Craig Murray
Joe Biden: Survival of the Unfittest Counterpunch
What Americans Don’t Know About Military Families Antiwar.com (The Rev Kev)
Democrats sound the alarm on Joe Biden’s young voter problem NBC News. UserFriendly: “They are braindead.”
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.