— Reuters (@Reuters) March 19, 2020
Capitalism is why people in today’s advanced economies make $200 a day rather than $2 a day or less as they did back in 1800. It’s why there are even such things as advanced economies. https://t.co/T8bPwJvjRg
— AEI (@AEI) March 22, 2020
New from @FreeThoughtsPod: While we practice social-distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, @ARossP and @TCBurrus remind us that there’s something about politics itself that is harmful to us and makes us worse people. https://t.co/OHglZg1FAt
— Libertarianism.org (@libertarianism) March 20, 2020
— Chris Edwards (@CatoEdwards) March 20, 2020
"It's always the lowest margin product in the supply chain that ends up being your weak link," says @ScottGottliebMD on #coronavirus test supply shortage on reagents, swabs, plastic pipettes, plastic cups. pic.twitter.com/XKSKJzNfFU
— Squawk Box (@SquawkCNBC) March 20, 2020
Italy continues to suffer heartbreaking, devastating consequences from epidemic spread of #coronavirus. 793 new deaths in single day. Crude case fatality rate now 9%, total cases increased from 47,021 to 53,578 and total death toll stands at 4,825. Graphic h/t @AndyBiotech pic.twitter.com/CQ9vGeKj2j
— Scott Gottlieb, MD (@ScottGottliebMD) March 21, 2020
— What the Hell Is Going On? (@AEI_WTHIGO) March 19, 2020
Germany pulls out the 'bazooka' against the coronavirus — But is it doing enough?
a note by yours truly on Germany’s #coronavirus responses
— C. Stelzenmüller (@ConStelz) March 17, 2020
Right now, the U.S. has only 924,000 hospital beds and 98,000 intensive-care beds. The system could be overwhelmed by #COVID19. We could face rationing or triage, which would mean denying optimal treatment to many sick patients. My @WSJOpinion column: https://t.co/8tNNKASZL4
— Bill Galston (@BillGalston) March 18, 2020
Local efforts to address coronavirus can’t match the scale of federal relief packages, but they do have one advantage the feds do not: speed. https://t.co/zGDpUO6OP6
— Brookings (@BrookingsInst) March 19, 2020
Still can't find toilet paper? #COVID19's impact on trade and logistics is just beginning, and there's a ton of confusion on where and when this impact will heighten.
— Joe Kane (@jwkane1) March 20, 2020
They didn’t tell us about the virus. They didn’t have the Tests Available. They didn’t have a Fucking Plan.
What they did have was a plan to Suspend Our Constitutional Rights.
It isn’t Incompetence. It is the plan.
— MikeFarb (@mikefarb1) March 22, 2020
As a former secretary of labor, I can tell you that the airlines don't deserve a $50 billion bailout.⁰ In the last 10 years, they spent 96% of their cash flow to buy back shares of their own stock in order to boost executive bonuses.
They shouldn't see a dime of taxpayer money.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) March 21, 2020
Are criminals getting a free pass because of #COVID19? @CullyStimson shares with @Liz_Wheeler how the criminal justice system is being impacted by the pandemic—and what could come next. pic.twitter.com/1ZbEz5OM0j
— Heritage Foundation (@Heritage) March 21, 2020
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 22, 2020
Here's Mitch McConnell responding to a female reporter's extremely straightforward question about the coronavirus bill by condescendingly asking her, "do you work here?" pic.twitter.com/kgZwDJElB1
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 26, 2020
The US is now on pace to have the worst coronavirus outbreak anywhere… pic.twitter.com/GgtcF4788J
— Mark MacKinnon (@markmackinnon) March 25, 2020
Everyone knows that we're facing a real crisis from the coronavirus. But do you know how we got here and what we need to do next? Ron Klain, former White House Ebola Response Coordinator, breaks it down for us: pic.twitter.com/XRkIw2EzM4
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) March 21, 2020
This Missouri man has been charged with making a ‘terrorist threat’ after licking several Walmart items pic.twitter.com/HsySo0p3ox
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) March 25, 2020
This is leadership. https://t.co/C3tWQqO8Lz
— Kaniela Ing (@KanielaIng) March 22, 2020
The Chinese Communist Party suppressed initial reports on the Chinese Virus and punished doctors and journalists, causing Chinese and international experts to miss critical opportunities to prevent a global pandemic.
— NSC (@WHNSC) March 18, 2020
"Congress shouldn’t just settle for short-term band-aids to patch holes in our health care infrastructure and our social safety nets. It can and should use this opportunity to make ambitious, lasting improvements," writes economist @StephanieKelton https://t.co/YGtniBFxej
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) March 22, 2020
Younger people listen up: 55% of NYS #Coronavirus cases are ages 18-49.
Young people aren’t invincible. You can get this and you can give it to someone older you love.
You shouldn’t endanger your own health & you certainly shouldn't endanger other people's health.#StayAtHome
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) March 21, 2020
holy shit pic.twitter.com/kHcHqX83FH
— Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) March 21, 2020
Social distancing measures in Canada could be in place for months, Canada's health minister said today. Patty Hajdu warned that not following the measures in place now could lead to more strict measures later to confine people to their homes. #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/WG3c0CYrSb
— CBC News (@CBCNews) March 22, 2020
10/13/1988 debate: @AnnCompton asks Bush & Dukakis who their heroes are, "point out to young Americans as figures who should inspire this country?"
Bush: "Fauci …top doctor at NIH, working hard doing something about research on this disease of AIDS"
h/t @mschlapp via @bterris pic.twitter.com/2Q9WUVoUXB
— Howard Mortman (@HowardMortman) March 21, 2020
Better and smarter than many humans. pic.twitter.com/yerZHHac9x
— Imam of Peace (@Imamofpeace) March 21, 2020
— Team Trump (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TeamTrump) March 18, 2020
In case you hadn’t noticed, life is difficult and unpredictable.
So, how do you move forward in such a complex and confusing world?
UCLA Medical School psychiatrist Dr. Stephen Marmer offers 5 tips for coping with life’s unwelcome surprises. pic.twitter.com/6hKZAY3IgW
— PragerU (@prageru) March 18, 2020
“Maybe there’s a shift in thinking about war. What is the point of fighting now? Maybe it’s better to self-isolate, rather than sit in trenches.”https://t.co/2vhFxoYZ2K
— Crisis Group (@CrisisGroup) March 19, 2020
Canada and the United States are finalizing a deal to close their shared border to non-essential travel — an extraordinary measure designed to slow the spread of COVID-19. https://t.co/w7yUsvo9m1 @CBCKatie @CochraneCBC
— CBC News (@CBCNews) March 18, 2020
Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina start to set up Tents Today and Help Civilians at Borders https://t.co/vjFTwKR2M6
— SarajevoTimes (@SarajevoTimes) March 19, 2020
Hear from @Zurich Insurance’s Group Chief Investment Officer @urban_angehrn on why the Swiss insurance company joined the @UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance and committed to a #net-zero portfolio by 2050. https://t.co/JH9ptZyUFk
— UNEP FI (@UNEP_FI) March 6, 2020
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 14, 2020
Everyone can help prevent the spread of #COVID19. Practice healthy habits like avoiding close contact with people who are sick. Learn more prevention tips: https://t.co/mCTZoGFRpx. pic.twitter.com/Jm12EQkfkJ
— CDC (@CDCgov) March 14, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE https://t.co/xzSHlNiS9K
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2020
President @realDonaldTrump has brought the best of America together to address the Coronavirus, forging a seamless partnership with every state and territory in this Country. Our number one priority is the health of the people of this Nation. pic.twitter.com/Su9ZyWGgd6
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) March 13, 2020
Today’s declaration authorized me to waive provisions of certain laws and regulations and give maximum flexibility to healthcare providers to care for patients. @POTUS continues to take bold action to strengthen our #coronavirus response efforts.
— Secretary Alex Azar (@SecAzar) March 14, 2020
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 12, 2020
The Trump administration scrambled to assure Americans it was responding to a growing #coronavirus outbreak as stock markets plunged and top health officials urged some people to avoid cruise ships, air travel and big public gatherings https://t.co/RQRjAPAI5P pic.twitter.com/mLz4rPxQmp
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 10, 2020
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) March 10, 2020
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 10, 2020
— London Business School (@LBS) March 12, 2020
For the media: #Coronavirus impacts are being felt everywhere—from the global economy to the smallest organization. Berkeley Haas has a wide range of experts available to make sense of it: https://t.co/iYrrzp8fNy
— Haas School of Bus. (@BerkeleyHaas) March 12, 2020
Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t a terrorist sympathiser. He was a people sympathiser who wanted the 99% to have a better life. And the UK rejected him because the 1% convinced the UK he was dangerous.
— Ben (@BenJolly9) March 21, 2020
ICYMI: @spaikin spoke with @M_Ignatieff, rector and president of the @ceu and former leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, about his university's ongoing battle with the Hungarian state, populist unrest in Europe, and Canada's recent election. https://t.co/l5JYkxr3WF pic.twitter.com/3sCZN6ia1w
— The Agenda | TVO (@TheAgenda) November 18, 2019
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 9, 2020
Press Conference materials: https://t.co/MJ4D54XMoS
— Federal Reserve (@federalreserve) March 3, 2020
— IMF (@IMFNews) March 3, 2020
"Like many environmental hazards such as toxic chemicals, the coronavirus is fundamentally a problem in risk management. And like issues such as climate change, the problem involves scientific data, modeling, and a good deal of uncertainty." @dfarberhttps://t.co/O4gXuIaBaT
— Berkeley Law CLEE (@BerkeleyLawCLEE) March 2, 2020
The International Risk Governance Council distinguishes between emerging and ambiguous risks — Canada is currently coping with both kinds, writes Kevin Quigley of @DalMIPP. #coronavirus #CdnPoli @DalhousieU https://t.co/Ox0YTMR76c
— IRPP/Policy Options (@IRPP) March 4, 2020
— HSE Ireland (@HSELive) February 28, 2020
Singapore’s coronavirus response has contained the outbreak—but its strategy is hard to replicate https://t.co/JR6cQVwZQI
— FORTUNE (@FortuneMagazine) February 29, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has investors moving money into so-called haven assets—those thought to be safe in a global economic downturn https://t.co/IIj59wFnD8
— Bloomberg (@business) February 28, 2020
China coronavirus cases leap by almost 15,000 after data revision https://t.co/tXoTs4XCRB
— Bloomberg (@business) February 13, 2020
Empty LNG tankers are idling off Qatar as China slows imports amid the virus outbreak https://t.co/VCRqa9Xs70
— Bloomberg Asia (@BloombergAsia) February 13, 2020
In follow-up statement, #OPEC says it is in contact with Vienna authorities on #coronavirus. "While we continue in earnest with the preparations for the meetings of the extraordinary conference next week, we are continuing to monitor developments closely" #OOTT https://t.co/cEZCqkWmVN
— Herman Wang (@HermsTheWord) February 26, 2020
"In response to the corona virus, OPEC+ are considering deepening production cuts agreed in December. The current deal curbs supply by an additional 0.9 million barrels per day in 2020, on top of the 1.2m b/d production cut agreed the previous year." https://t.co/l0KMHMM7Mk
— BloombergNEF (@BloombergNEF) February 28, 2020
Saudi Arabia has so far been thwarted by Russia in its push to shore up oil markets against the coronavirus. But when they meet next week, the humbled kingdom may yet clinch victory https://t.co/a0v57FdRWU
— Bloomberg Australia (@BloombergAU) February 29, 2020
Battle lines drawn as the EU and UK begin their partnership negotiation https://t.co/0seM1K7Prc
— YaleMacMillan Center (@YaleMacMillan) March 2, 2020
July 5 at 4pm at @BeineckeLibrary: Reading of the Declaration of Independence & Frederick Douglass’ 1852 oration.
On view through July 11: Essential documents of U.S. history. Free & open to public (closed July 4) https://t.co/A4m80xvDR8
— Yale University (@Yale) July 3, 2019
Buckle up, The Tale Blazers are here! In the season premiere, Marlee & Mirella visit Terra Nova National Park, one of Canada’s only dark-sky preserves. But before they can spend the night stargazing, they cross paths with a few storytellers. Watch now at https://t.co/bkNF2X2nqN pic.twitter.com/1RIV2cRMu5
— NewfoundlandLabrador (@NLtweets) March 2, 2020
Quarantine day 6. pic.twitter.com/er652Oy3Ki
— jamie (@gnuman1979) March 16, 2020
NEW BLOG: Parliament and COVID-19: the Coronavirus Bill and beyond.
Former Clerk of the Commons Sir David Natzler outlines how parliament can best adapt to scrutinising the new Coronavirus legislation and the executive in light of the current crisis.https://t.co/yDCFO6NFA5
— Constitution Unit (@ConUnit_UCL) March 23, 2020
Just in case you need it, here’s a dog doing yoga in Italian. You’re welcome. pic.twitter.com/zTKp3MbI8e
— Amanda in Atlanta (@ATLnewsgirl) March 25, 2020
People of America…Important News: All my restaurants in DC area are closed until further notice. Here at @ThinkFoodGroup safety of employees & guests is too priority. Some restaurants will transform into Community Kitchens to offer to-go lunches for those who need a meal. (1/4) pic.twitter.com/3HTyT607ZI
— José Andrés (@chefjoseandres) March 15, 2020
NYC rules. That is all. pic.twitter.com/vZL6nLm8pc
— Lynn Johnston (@lynnjohnstonlit) March 15, 2020
Does President @realDonaldTrump make the Chinese eat dogs?
Do Americans make the Chinese eat bats?
Does the world make the Chinese eat rats?
— Andrew Pollack (@AndrewPollackFL) March 22, 2020
Coronavirus Conference Gets Canceled Because of Coronavirus https://t.co/Akok6MpoGQ
— Jeffrey Guterman (@JeffreyGuterman) March 11, 2020
🙈 Boris Johnson's Tories are in denial over UK's statutory sick pay. Meanwhile EU countries are providing for people in the wake of the Coronavirus.
👇 The UK's lagging behind on SSP, it's time for Westminster to step up. #PMQs
🇬🇧 £94.25 pic.twitter.com/CKdmpiMxeJ
— The SNP (@theSNP) March 11, 2020
Ireland is giving every citizen paid sick leave to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pic.twitter.com/oyUf8Rhp52
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) March 10, 2020