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    US Election 2020 - Pt 2

    It's telling that konfab doesn't consider threats of industrial-scale 'cancellation' to be bad, but actually good.
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    US Election 2020 - Pt 2

    https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/07/13/business/stock-market-today-coronavirus?type=styln-live-updates&label=business&index=1#the-us-budget-deficit-hits-another-monthly-record
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    US Election 2020 - Pt 2

    The swamp still running the show. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/us/trump-gun-silencer-exports.html?smid=tw-share
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    The Brexit Thread

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jul/13/three-in-four-uk-firms-unprepared-for-brexit-iod-study-shows
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    What's the point of doing this but only have it come into force in 10 days' time? :unsure: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/13/face-masks-shops-england-24-july-boris-johnson
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    It's not about volume, so what are you on about? And this is the international thread?
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    US Election 2020 - Pt 2

    It's become par for the course, but this stuff is still completely deranged and dangerous. https://www.businessinsider.com.au/trump-retweet-post-says-cdc-lying-about-virus-election-2020-7?r=US&IR=T
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/07/two-months-after-infection-covid-19-symptoms-persist/
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    [US] ‘It’s a Wreck’: 3.3 Million File Unemployment Claims as Economy Comes Apart

    Yikes, this is also a disaster. And one of the problems with having your healthcare tied to your job. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/world/coronavirus-updates.html#link-4a45abca
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    [US] ‘It’s a Wreck’: 3.3 Million File Unemployment Claims as Economy Comes Apart

    Congress needs to do something fast, as there's a bit of a perfect storm brewing. Extended UI is going to lapse, eviction moratoriums will lapse, (some) schools will re-open, but many child care providers will close permanently.
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    US Election 2020 - Pt 2

    Nope. I get that you really don't want to admit it because it indicates the authoritarianism of your political side, though. Someone didn't actually read the letter and it shows... Also, the irony when many of the signees have enthusiastically engaged in cancelling people, too. So, uh...
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    They still haven't got testing right in the US, 6 months after the fact.
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    International COVID-19 Updates & Discussion 2

    Comical. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/upshot/coronavirus-response-fax-machines.html
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    US Election 2020 - Pt 2

    lol, if ever you wanted evidence that the phrase 'cancel culture' has long ago lost any semblance of coherence or utility... Here Project Lincoln criticising elected Republican politicians through ads is dubbed 'cancel culture'.
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