Author: Erik Loomis

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Music Notes

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On May 24, 2020
There’s not really any major music news or anything since of course there isn’t right now. But it’s time for another open thread on music. I’ve been putting my daily playlists on Twitter, except for shuffle days. It’s been kind of fun. Doesn’t lead to a ton of conversation, but sometimes there’s some. I’ve also […]
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This is disgusting but not at all surprising. Moderna’s stock price skyrocketed as much as 30% on Monday after the biotech company announced promising early results for its coronavirus vaccine. As ordinary investors piled in, two insiders were quietly heading for the exits. Moderna’s chief financial officer and chief medical officer executed options and sold […]
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The Decline of Louisiana

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On May 23, 2020
The loss of the Louisiana marshes is not only an ecological disaster of truly horrible implications, but also seriously threatens the future of New Orleans. And it’s probably too late now to stop its loss. Rising seas are likely to overwhelm the wetlands that line the coast of Louisiana, destroying the protection they offer the […]
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The Moral Meats

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On May 21, 2020
Since we are talking a lot about meat right now, Jonathan Safran Foer argues that eating meat is terrible. I don’t really want to reference Foer because I dislike his writing so much. But at the very least, it allows me to muse a bit on something I have thought about for a long time, […]

OSHA Reform

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On May 21, 2020

As we have seen throughout the COVID crisis, worker safety is a huge problem in this nation. One big reason for that is that corporations have gone full regulatory capture on OSHA. We need serious OSH

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