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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Francis Fukuyama does not read your tweets

July 28, 2020 3:41 pm

‘I think it makes us lazy thinking about removing a statue, rather than creating a social policy that will materially improve conditions for marginalized groups’

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Open letters have become ransom notes

July 23, 2020 1:18 am

Online diatribes decry a university’s shabby racial record and issue the now-standard list of demands


Stanford study suggests coronavirus might not be as deadly as flu

May 20, 2020 6:53 am

All their estimates for IFR are markedly lower than the figures thrown about a couple of months ago


Does COVID-19 mean socialism or social collapse?

May 6, 2020 1:36 pm

The four stabilizers between us and disaster


Stanford study suggests coronavirus is more widespread than realized

April 17, 2020 11:50 am

If SARS-Cov-2 is already endemic in the population, there is nothing we can do to stop it — but no great reason to try to stop it, either

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Operation Varsity Blues and the wrong sort of college corruption

March 13, 2019 10:12 am

Free Felicity Huffman, because nothing else in education is