Turkish born, Harvard educated, American economist, Nouriel Roubini interviewed in New York Magazine by Eric Levitz: What I’m saying is that once you run a budget deficit of not 3, not 5, not 8, but 15 or 20 percent of GDP — and you’re going to fully monetize it (because that’s what the Fed has been doing) […]
I just posted a portfolio of photos I made in the Washington, DC area during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Guardian reports that Ryanair passengers “will have to ask permission to use the toilet under new rules laid out by the airline, as it prepares to restart 40% of flights in July in the hope that government restrictions on travel in Europe will be lifted.” For other rules, see this interesting piece in The […]
Reykjavík Grapevine reports that Iceland, the most sparsely populated country in Europe with a population of just 364,134, expects to reopen to tourists by June 15: Tourists visiting Iceland after this date can make a choice: go into immediate 2-week quarantine, get tested for the coronavirus, or present a clean bill of health from the […]
Céline Dion and other artists from Quebec have come together to perform a special version of Jean-Pierre Ferland‘s “Une Chance Qu’on S’a” for Covid-19 relief. Other artists include Ginette Reno, Lara Fabian, Alex Nevsky, Ariane Moffatt, Marc Hervieux, 2Frères, Marc Dupré, Guylaine Tanguay, Annie Villeneuve and Charlotte Cardin. The song is also available in Apple […]
Covid-19 deaths per 100k population as of May 11, 2020: Country Deaths/100k population Belgium 76.23 US 24.66 Japan 0.50 Source: Johns Hopkins Are masks the answer?
Southwest Airlines CEO and chairman Gary C. Kelly on the PBS NewsHour: The first thing is, we’re requiring all of own employees to wear masks. We’re also requiring our customers to wear masks. We are not going to remove middle seats, but we won’t book so many reservations, so that all the middle seats could be […]
More of my photographs made during the Covid-19 pandemic are on Flickr.
Emmanuel Macron writing in Medium: