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.
This pandemic is changing how my family eats Treehugger
WHO sees potential of US becoming new coronavirus epicentre https://t.co/wOKFtfLaZK
— The Straits Times (@STcom) 24 March 2020
Which Covid-19 drugs work best? MIT Technology Review
Brady Sluder said he has realized he’s not invincible after all. https://t.co/ZUxSt4K5Y3
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) 24 March 2020
Why 21 days? Experts guess Telegraph
The untold origin story of the N95 mask Fast Company. Fascinating read.
Pay People A Living Wage To Stay Home Caitlin Johnstone
Jared Bernstein on Combating the Viral Recession Capital & Main. Interesting, if you can stomach the last paragraphs – a shameless pander for a job in a future Biden administration. Let’s hope it doesn’t come to that.
White House, including cutting checks to Americans Business Insider
“It is not time for wasteful stimulus policies aimed at boosting aggregate demand, but for providing social insurance to those who need it.” In a conservative magazine? Yep. https://t.co/4MJQSqPzvC
— The American Conservative (@amconmag) 25 March 2020
David Harvey on socialist politics in the age of coronavirus: https://t.co/uHQ2xHuCNm
— Jacobin (@jacobinmag) 24 March 2020
Biden as a rule really struggles to get through non-scripted appearances of any length. Nobody is “cherry-picking” clips to make him look worse. If anything, the extent of the issue was underplayed, especially in the earlier stages of the campaign. https://t.co/CHGhZWOhdp
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) 24 March 2020
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here