Killing time in Thailand

October 22, 2020 4:19 pm

By Day 11, I understand why my windows are sealed shut and why I am not allowed knives

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Atlas shrugs

October 22, 2020 11:12 am

The establishment doesn’t think he’s an expert. He disagrees


Xi’s world: COVID has accelerated China’s rise

October 22, 2020 9:56 am

Beijing can look forward, while other major economies are still working out how to manage the damage

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Europe’s long COVID: things aren’t getting better any time soon

October 22, 2020 9:53 am

The West’s struggle is already being reflected in the COVID recovery data


The talentless Mr Inslee

October 20, 2020 1:12 pm

He is always on his guard against any foolish attempts by the citizens of his state to live their lives unimpeded by government fiat


The US is coming out of COVID no worse than any European country

October 19, 2020 3:07 pm

No one is telling Americans to ‘look at the EU’ anymore

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The never-ending lockdown cycle

October 18, 2020 3:50 pm

We need a long-term plan that controls the impact of the disease while minimizing the disruption


The paranoid style in left-wing politics

October 18, 2020 3:33 pm

The reality is that conspiracy theories are now more ubiquitous on the left than they are on the right


Why the Dutch can’t stop bending the COVID rules

October 16, 2020 12:30 pm

Why is the Netherlands faring so badly with the coronavirus?


How deadly is COVID-19?

October 16, 2020 11:24 am

A Stanford professor has produced perhaps the most comprehensive attempt to estimate the infection fatality rate

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Andrew Cuomo’s revisionist history

October 16, 2020 9:25 am

American Crisis: Leadership Lessons From the COVID-19 Pandemic by Andrew Cuomo reviewed


COVID’s second wave is hitting the Czech Republic hard

October 15, 2020 1:56 pm

The Czech government seemed decisive in subduing the first wave, but now it is swimming against the tide


King Bibi’s pandemic problem

October 15, 2020 1:35 pm

He is now viewed as a desperate man, panicked and fighting for his freedom

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Why can’t we talk about the Great Barrington Declaration?

October 15, 2020 12:15 pm

The three scientists who created it aren’t outliers or cranks, but professors at Oxford, Harvard and Stanford

Students who catch Covid may be saving lives

Students who catch COVID may be saving lives

October 15, 2020 10:31 am

There is no course that involves zero suffering. It’s a question of minimizing it


Why we should consider testing COVID on prisoners

October 15, 2020 9:04 am

If COVID had immediate effects (your hair instantly turned purple) we might have cracked the problem by now


Why isn’t the germaphobe president afraid of coronavirus?

October 15, 2020 8:54 am

Perhaps Trump is such a narcissist that his concern about germs is only ever about him

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Why must we ‘live with’ coronavirus?

October 14, 2020 2:27 pm

Living with is a phrasal verb first applied, in the 17th century, to spouses


A medic’s case against another lockdown

October 14, 2020 1:25 pm

If lockdowns were a prescription drug for COVID-19 treatment, the FDA would never have approved it


Germany’s growing COVID revolt

October 14, 2020 12:10 pm

Berlin has introduced its first ban on all-night drinking since 1949


COVID has killed the EU’s crowning achievement

October 14, 2020 9:41 am

In a crisis, it turns out that borders are the easiest dividing line to enforce


‘No fair basis’ for canceling presidential debate, says Scott Atlas

October 13, 2020 6:35 pm

‘At this point, we have to call a lie a lie’


Donald Trump is a medieval king

October 13, 2020 6:24 pm

He understands extravagant display and is unbothered by practical politics

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Scott Atlas blasts critics of Trump’s comeback rally

October 13, 2020 12:28 pm

‘I don’t even know what the controversy is about’

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Spain’s bureaucracy may not survive COVID

October 13, 2020 8:56 am

Some in Madrid blame the central government, some blame the regional government, and some blame both