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Spoiler alert: there isn’t one. In the event of the incapacitation of the executive, there is no constitutional “Plan-B”. I was told that the Cabinet Manual might cover it, which is perhaps the closest that the British have to an operations manual for the government. However, a skim of its 11 chapters and 100+ pages […]
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Even as we learn less and less, the impassable jungle of idiotic punditry grows and multiplies and mutates and regenerates, ultimately infecting something like 55% of us overall. In moments like the current one – where I am hysterical, but do not know who or what to believe – I have developed a habit of […]
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The Worst People in the World

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On March 14, 2020
I’ve been pretty disgusted the last few days by the privileged people of America shopping for what they seem to think will be the apocalypse, with hoarding of all sorts of goods the name of the day. Even though this is not even close to affecting food supply chains, this hoarding could lead to real […]

A Medical Katrina

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On March 13, 2020

If there’s one voice we need to hear from on COVID-19, it is that of Mike Davis, the great writer about disasters and inequality. His take is bracing. A year from now we may look back in admirat

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