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Archive of posts published in the tag: New York City

Covid Thoughts 2020 04 25

New data indicates that the disease arrived here much earlier than we thought, has already spread to many more people than we thought, and based on the estimated cases as compared to diagnosed cases the mortality is much less than we thought.

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Private Wonders

“The skyline of New York is a monument of a splendor that no pyramids or palaces will ever equal or approach.  But America’s skyscrapers were not built by public funds or for a public purpose: they were built by the…

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Tycoons and Hotel Maids

Walter Russell Mead writes in The American Interest, Time to Vacate Wall Street, 7/2/12 Excerpt: This is a textbook case of how the blue social model creates exactly those conditions that Americans deplore. New York’s complicated regulatory structure, high rents…

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