Some Non-Covid Links

George Will rightly decries the pursuit of ‘equity’ over equality. A slice: Harlan’s Plessy dissent reflects modernity’s break with pre-modern politics. This break has had three components: Treating citizens as individuals rather than as members of collectivities (guilds, classes, etc.). Guaranteeing the equal rights of […]

Messages from the 21Q2 GDP Advance Release: No Economy Is an Island

With apologies to John Donne. Jim provided some key points in his Thursday post regarding the 21Q2 advance figures. Here are my additional takeaways: (1) the Administration’s forecast locked down in February looks prescient; (2) Final sales were higher than GDP, (3) exports have not […]

14 Brilliant Ways to Use Avocado

If inexperienced meals scare you, you’ve by no means had an avocado, or discovered the correct methods to make use of avocado. There’s a cause for all of the guac-induced insanity that exists in American society immediately. Little omega-Three pushing miracles, these fruits—sure fruits, not […]

MiB: Charity Dean on Pandemic and Delta Variant

  This week, we speak with Dr. Charity Dean, former asst. director of the California Department of Public Health in 2020. She is a lead character in Michael Lewis’ book The Premonition: A Pandemic Story; Lewis called her “one of the people who saw […]

Market Talk – July 30, 2021

ASIA: A report printed by US-based Peterson Institute for Worldwide Economics stated that China’s purchases of U.S. items are nonetheless falling wanting commerce settlement ranges, at the same time as general Chinese language imports from the U.S. have surged. In January 2020, earlier than the […]

The Cutout Dress Is the Summer’s Hottest Trend – Here Are 18 Ways to Try It

The cutout costume has had a really 2021 makeover, and we’re right here for it. This yr, we’re seeing cutouts in all places, and so they’re getting extra ingenious and distinctive by the day. Showcase your midriff, clavicle, obliques, you identify it. In the event […]

10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Starbucks coffee, grab a seat on the beach, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads: • The Tao of Snoop Dogg: “Companies that get down with me know how I get down.” Zooming from his […]

Some Covid Links

Randy Holcombe writes that it’s time to end the Covid mandates. A slice: The spike in new cases is among those who have chosen to remain vulnerable. Everyone should not face mandates because some have made these choices. Meanwhile, those who are vaccinated face a […]

I Tried 9 Pairs of Leggings—Here’s My Honest Opinion

Welcome to the newest version of a brand new sequence through which I will check out quite a lot of gadgets from completely different manufacturers that you simply need to find out about. I will offer you my sincere absorb my quest to search out […]