The Best Scholarly Books of the Decade Chronicle of Higher Education.I’ve read none of these – but I will order some of them from my bookseller. And I confess that even though I am a voracious reader, I’ve been too distracted by the ongoing calamity to finish many books. Keeping up with the day’s news is taking up my all my time and my mental energy.
Why Coronavirus Won’t Be the End of It Capital & Main
The race to save the first draft of coronavirus history from internet oblivion MIT Technology Review
The Inside Story Of How The Bay Area Got Ahead Of The COVID-19 Crisis Kaiser Health News
Why The Luxury Sector Will Rebound Strongly After Covid-19 JJing Daily Keep on dreaming and talking your book.
What It Means to Miss Marathon Day in Boston New Yorker
Trump wants to lift lockdowns. Other countries’ attempts show why the U.S. isn’t ready. WaPo. Ishaan Tharoor.
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) April 21, 2020
Multinational Meat Companies Could Be Making Us Sick American Conservative
These Photos Show the Staggering Food Bank Lines Across America (Oguk, hoisted from comments) And note this links is more than a week old; the station has certainly worsened.
Melk Talks W/ CounterSpin’s Janine Jackson on Labor Reporting during COVID-19 Payday Report (Mike Elk)
Shalala now says she’s placed her holdings in a blind trust and has been selling holdings in some companies that are potential bailout recipients: https://t.co/B9ZXV5OSuc
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) April 20, 2020
“What the Economy Needs Is a Blitzkrieg” Der Spiegel. Donald Tusk.
The EU Should Issue Perpetual Bonds Project Syndicate. George Soros.
In München steht ein Hofbräuhaus:
BREAKING NEWS: Oktoberfest 2020 is officially cancelled. This is going to have a huge impact on Munich’s economy. Over 6 million people visit for the festival each year.
— Oliver Sachgau (@sachgau) April 21, 2020
Sub-zero WTI crude prices mean nothing for India — the impact could even be negative, says expert Business Insider The oil price crash does not necessarily those countries who would like to see lower oil prices.
Antidote du Jour (via);
And a bonus video:
Do Nothing For Two Minutes
Take a minute, turn up the volume as we take you to the Santa Clara Ranch in Starr County, Texas, a wildlife sanctuary with a watering hole that’s a favorite of migratory birds. Videographer: Earl Nottingham https://t.co/37trFtfMYU pic.twitter.com/emM9UJMZHs
— CBS Sunday Morning ? (@CBSSunday) March 17, 2020
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here