The Daily Populous

Thursday March 19th, 2020 day edition

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The United States announced that there are cases in all 50 states and cities like San Francisco are in lockdown.

The president and vice president have said they think things might go back to normal in July.

This coronavirus is “considerably more lethal than influenzas” and 20 times more deadly than the 1918 flu epidemic, she says.

People shouldn’t focus on the burden on the individual, but instead “what we expect from our government and aren't getting,” she says.

The government is still trying to decide on a strategy and that should outrage Americans, she says.

Garrett thinks the United Kingdom is the only government that looks worse than the United States based on how they’ve handled COVID-19.

What I think is already beginning to shift is much, much more use of digital campaigning and probably digital voting. »

Playboy Magazine Is Closing Down, Probably for Good

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Playboy has announced that it’s closing down its flagship magazine for the rest of 2020.

The articles were, indeed, pretty good, even if Playboy tended to pay extremely well for the second-tier writing of first-tier talents.

But that’s also a little unfair: Playboy published good work by Ursula K. Le Guin, Joyce Carol Oates, and James Baldwin. »

Oil collapses by another 24% to $20. It hasn't been this low since 2002

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It's now facing the weakest oil price since the first term of President George W. Bush.

The relentless selling is being driven by a crushing combination of excess supply and shrinking demand.

The coronavirus pandemic has caused global travel to collapse, eating into the world's once-insatiable thirst for oil, which powers the economy. »

How the next recession could save lives

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And yet, no one is quite ready to toast economic crises as a boon to public health.

Lynne Peeples explains more about the links between economic downturns and public health Download MP3.

And the opioid epidemic in the United States has caused particular harm in the populations most affected by the financial crisis. »

New Warriors: Marvel's First Non-Binary Hero is Codenamed Snowflake

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