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Will Boris Johnson become Britain’s first triumphant “green” prime minister, or just another peddler of empty environmental slogans?
China's juggernaut is a shadow of its perceived self in the market capitalization of the world’s 10 largest companies, seven of which are American
A more libertarian response to the virus is the only workable option now, says @RameshPonnuru
People who deactivated Facebook in a study were happier afterward, reporting higher levels of life satisfaction and lower levels of depression and anxiety. That change is equal to about 25-40% of the beneficial effect typically reported for psychotherapy
The strategies pursued by South Korea, Vietnam & China are paying off. As of Nov. 1, the cumulative death rate per million is: ??U.S.: 696 ??U.K.: 685 ??France: 563 vs. ??South Korea: 9 ??China: 3 ??Vietnam: 0.36 [Chart shows data correct as of Oct. 30]
This alarming chart illustrates the poor job the U.S. has done in containing Covid-19 compared to the European Union, a bigger region of independent countries that suffered an earlier outbreak. What is America doing wrong?
Ebola has a 50% death rate. If you got infected, you’d most likely die. Covid-19 has a 3.4% death rate. Obviously not as bad as Ebola—but that makes it up to 34x more deadly than the seasonal flu