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Thoughts of a Semi-Self-Quarantiner: But if You Go Carrying Pictures of Chairman Mao

Fenster writes: Earlier thoughts from semi-self-quarantine: 1, 2, 3, 4. It is hard for citizens to know what is going on with the virus.  You can argue citizens need not know that much, and mostly need to follow the sound … Continue reading

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Notes on The Unz Review

Fenster writes: I recently had several blog posts on the Ch*nese Virus published as an article in The Unz Review.  That raised some eyebrows among my progressive friends, and even some less-progressive ones.  So here is a note explaining my … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a Semi-Self-Quarantiner: a modest proposal

Fenster writes: Previously on Semi-Self-Quarantiner: 1, 2, 3. How’s this for a modest proposal.

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Thoughts of a Semi-Self-Quarantiner: When you see a fork in the road, take it.

Fenster writes: Previously on Semi-Self-Quarantiner: 1, 2. My last post on the virus has not yet gone viral.  But that will not stop me from piling on.  So here’s another.

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Thoughts of a Semi-Self-Quarantiner: Questions

Fenster writes: In discussing the virus from the comfort of home I just got the preliminaries out of the way with here, ending with the troubling conclusion that it is hard to know with great certainty what the hell is … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a Semi-Self-Quarantiner: Prelims

Fenster writes: The problem with the future is that it hasn’t happened yet.  I had a hard time explaining this to my finance students in a discussion of accounting and budgeting.  Accounting is replete with risks and uncertainties, but for … Continue reading

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Realignment Blues

Fenster writes: At the risk of tossing out an oxymoron, here is an excellent article from Vox: What Donald Trump gets about the electorate, by Lee Drutman.  The very title seems out of place in Vox in that it gives … Continue reading

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