Lockdown

britain

How will Britain decide which lockdown measures to lift first?

May 7, 2020 11:48 am

It is extremely difficult to separate out the effects of various different measures

internet

I survived a 20-minute internet outage during lockdown

May 7, 2020 6:35 am

What if it never works again? What if our infrastructure is finally collapsing? What if this is it?

covid

Does COVID-19 mean socialism or social collapse?

May 6, 2020 1:36 pm

The four stabilizers between us and disaster

coronavirus lockdown

Why lockdown doesn’t work

May 6, 2020 11:09 am

Lockdown only pushes severe cases into the future — it will not prevent them

neil ferguson

UK coronavirus expert resigns after breaking lockdown rules for liaison with married woman

May 5, 2020 3:12 pm

The Imperial College London professor’s modeling is the reason the world is on lockdown

lockdown

Lockdown is over. Someone tell the government

May 5, 2020 1:31 pm

Americans want to do whatever they feel like doing: what else are natural rights for?

myself

It’s gonna be a long day with myself

May 5, 2020 12:44 pm

Why am I so hungry? Oh because it’s noon and I’ve been on Twitter for four hours

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Corona Derangement Syndrome

May 5, 2020 12:20 pm

The virus has driven everyone mad

blitz deep shelter

What Blitz spirit? The Brits are showing a deep shelter mentality

May 5, 2020 9:47 am

Social distancing doesn’t do much for an esprit de corps

immunity passports

The trouble with British immunity passports

May 4, 2020 11:20 am

Creating any system that dishes out a biological status is going to create a series of ethical quandaries

spain

Spain’s fiendishly complex rules for easing the lockdown

May 4, 2020 9:56 am

Before I could leave the house, I had to learn the new rules. And first I had to find the new rules

japan

Coronavirus is revealing uncomfortable truths about Japan

May 3, 2020 11:14 am

The rise of ‘Corona rikon’

delaware biden

We can’t stop here, this is Biden Country

May 1, 2020 4:45 pm

Out-of-state plates on the Delaware shore

emmanuel macron

Emmanuel Macron is experiencing the calm before the storm

May 1, 2020 8:47 am

Bonne chance, Monsieur le president, you have won your ‘war’ but the peace may be harder to master.

certainty

We crave certainty over COVID-19. There isn’t any

April 30, 2020 3:08 pm

There is no scientific truth to COVID-19, as yet — and perhaps never will be

lockdown boris

Boris has found a path out of lockdown — but it won’t be smooth

April 29, 2020 11:15 pm

The UK government is adopting the South Korean approach

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Germany offers a worrying lesson in lifting the lockdown

April 29, 2020 9:41 am

Berlin fears that five weeks of confinement were for nothing if the numbers go up again

andy beshear kentucky

Coronavirus Kentucky-style with Andy Beshear

April 28, 2020 2:16 pm

If it’s five o’clock, then it must be Andy

changes come covid

The changes to come in the post-COVID world order

April 28, 2020 10:58 am

In a few months, everything will be largely back to what it was within the United States. The big changes will be geopolitical

read books

Why men don’t read books anymore

April 27, 2020 3:10 pm

Lockdown has been more illustrative of the gender gap in reading than any event I can remember

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Heads in the cloud

April 27, 2020 12:57 pm

Life in the age of COVID-19 is connected but unconnected

boris johnson

Boris Johnson’s new approach to lockdown easing

April 27, 2020 8:15 am

Johnson talked of firing up parts of the economy one by one with public health remaining the driving priority

resistance

COVID-19 vs the American spirit of resistance

April 27, 2020 7:04 am

Americans are polarized in their attitudes to risk

joe biden lockdown

Why Joe Biden’s America loves a lockdown

April 24, 2020 7:24 am

The divide between the professional and servant classes has never been more stark

comfort reads

Now is the time for comfort reads

April 23, 2020 1:47 pm

In isolation, we can do nothing but trust — and if we disagree, at least do it nicely