05/15/2020 archive

Consumer Society

Or maybe not so much. In March and April the bottom dropped out of Retail. Retail sales plunged 16.4 percent in April as coronavirus pandemic drives record decline By Rachel Siegel and Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post May 15, 2020 Retail sales plunged 16.4 percent in April, by far the biggest drop on record and another …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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lindybeige on more things that are different between the UK and the US.

Regime Change

What makes it odd is The Lancet is a very old and well respected Medical Journal that doesn’t normally take partisan positions. Reviving the US CDC The Lancet May 16, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen in the USA with 1·3 million cases and an estimated death toll of 80,684 as of May 12. …

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The Breakfast Club (Essence)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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