April 27, 2020 Reading Time: < 1 minute

This post appears in the interest of the general principle that no one can be always serious all the time. What you have here is an example of the brilliance and creativity of decentralized media. And it does serve as a viable replacement for a full month of news.

We’ve heard that sports can be a good metaphor for life. It’s very close in this case. Comes very close to being a word-for-word transcript for everything said about the pandemic and the response. Only one horse seems sadly missing: Herd Immunity.

Edward Peter Stringham

Edward Peter Stringham

Edward Peter Stringham is the Davis Professor of Economic Organizations and Innovation at Trinity College, and Editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise. Stringham served as the President of the American Institute for Economic Research. He is editor of two books and author of more than 70 journal articles, book chapters, and policy studies. His work has been discussed in 15 of the top 20 newspapers in the United States and on more than 100 broadcast stations including MTV. Stringham is a frequent guest on BBC World, Bloomberg Television, CNBC, and Fox. Rise Global ranks Stringham as one of the top 100 most influential economists in the world.

He earned his B.A. from College of the Holy Cross in 1997, his Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2002. His book, Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life, is published by Oxford University Press.



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