Richard Epstein, a professor at N.Y.U. School of Law, discusses two articles he wrote, on the Hoover Institution Web site, entitled “Coronavirus Perspective” and “Coronavirus Overreaction,” and his views of the pandemic.
Jeet Heer1. This @IChotiner interview -- really a disembowlment -- of coronavirus contrarian Richard A. Epstein is, quite justifiably, getting a lot of attention. I wanted to give some historical context to explain Epstein's dingbat theories.
The difference to the economy is 15–19 trillion dollars over the next year
Jeet Heer1. Things look grim now but there is one path forward: free widespread testing until a vaccine is found. If we have a universal testing system, it should be possible to both contain the virus and have a functioning economy. This post explains the logic
An investigation by The New York Times found allegations stretching back to 1990 about Mr. Weinstein’s treatment of women in Hollywood.
Jeet HeerAs Weinstein finally gets the sentence he deserves, it's worth remembering that his crimes were long known. What got us here was the incredible reporting of @jodikantor & @mega2e, and the brave women who spoke to them.