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We’re moving very rapidly from a situation in which many Americans were scrambling desperately to get vaccinated, to one in which the problem will be demand, not supply: For months, the main challenge with COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in the U.S. was that demand greatly outstripped supply. Indeed, limited supply, coupled with restricted eligibility in many […]

The Chauvin verdict

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On April 20, 2021

A verdict has been reached in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd, and is about to be announced. ETA: I was very pessimistic about all this yesterday, but given the speed of the

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The Super League fiasco

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On April 20, 2021
I follow European club football only casually, so this post is designed primarily to start a conversation among the more knowledgeable about what seems like a truly fascinating attempt by the Masters of the Soccer Universe to destroy many of the basic structures and traditions of the sport, in what looks like a shameless capitalism […]
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Vaccine Update

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On April 18, 2021
Good news: The United States will likely move to resume Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine this coming week, possibly with restrictions or broader warnings after reports of some very rare blood clot cases, the government’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday. Dr. Anthony Fauci, in a series of news show interviews, said he expects a […]
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Who had his hands up, with no weapon visible. You can take my word for it or you can watch this (NOT RECOMMENDED; I’m sorry I did anyway). A reminder that for the police in other developed nations to kill somebody is freakishly rare. . . . and consider that three months ago the police […]
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