Happy Sunday to you. I don’t know about you but this week I have been mostly tired all the time, and I seem to be in a convoluted friend/relationship with the man who lives in the flat opposite me. Pandemic really changes everything huh…
This whole thing has been a bit mad to be honest, and it is also worth noting that this is England - I live in Wales where the lockdown restrictions have been tighter and we are still not allowed to as much as you can do in England. That said, I think to all intents and purposes, the lockdown ceased about a fortnight ago when ministers insisted we all use our judgment to protect our families.
I definitely haven’t seen this before. It’s old but interesting and creatively done. There’s a really nice map, and one of those triangle diagrams which look cool (though I have to say I don’t understand it, actually).
ProPublica has published a database of the billions of dollars the federal government is spending on tackling coronavirus. You can look at the companies being bought from, what the government is buying, and how much it’s paying.
Putting this here mostly because it covers a lot of the world and I also don’t want to front up Fair Warning with really depressing stats. The FT, particularly JBM, has done a really food job of trying to explain what’s going on with the numbers and this (free to read) article is no exception.
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