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Memes took over politics, now they’re taking over finance
Remember: If it had been legal to sell half of the first million doses of vaccine for $10,000 each, BioNTech could've easily gotten a $5 billion loan in April, and used that money to help scale up mRNA vaccine production to billions of doses. This is not the market outcome.
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Polish request, @NotionHQ: when you search and open a result in in a new window, the search modal in the original window remains open. Is that intentional?
Surprising narrative violation: keeping the economy open through covid doesn't yield significant economic benefits over shut downs, masks, and social distancing.
cf. Sweden vs other Scandinavian countries
It seems unwise of Progressives to put Biden in a position where he either has to publicly validate Trump’s claim he’s a pawn of the radical left or tell them to fuck off in the middle of a highly competitive election that will decide the Senate.
Rahm or pawn, Joe? Your call. https://twitter.com/HeatherCherone/status/1325810475209199624
.@AOC fires a warning shot: Progressives will not accept former Chicago Mayor @RahmEmanuel in President-elect Biden’s cabinet, reports @AsteadWesley for the @nytimes https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/09/us/politics/democrats-biden-win.html
This is compatible w/ the empirical fact that productivity has improved during lockdown.
WFH: ↓boundaries, ↑work/productivity, ↑burnout
The implication is that it's an *unsustainable* productivity boost.
SF offices can now re-open at 25% capacity on Oct 27th, i.e. next week. Hugely positive news.
How much you want to bet that there is a direct correlation between company performance and those that immediately open their office next week? https://twitter.com/LondonBreed/status/1318627356223762432
*who was in a control group and didn’t receive the vaccine
Pretty staggering how irresponsible this is. https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/1319004800445485060
Volunteer in Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial dies https://wapo.st/37sD32R
Just read "How to Be an Anticapitalist in the Twenty-First Century". Felt gross. Wrote about it. https://stedmanblake.com/2020/10/21/horticulture-capitalism-a-path-out-of-despair/