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Covidiocracy + Mourning Glory

Our Coronavirus conundrum has exposed our fragility. In the first part of this episode, I explore the importance of mourning our old lives and how we must adapt. Then I revisit Idiocracy, a member-only episode, on how we’ve bred fragility into our society. It’s even more salient in light of … Covidiocracy + Mourning GloryRead …

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CORONANOMICS 4: Jobpocalypse NOW!

Is your job safe? How the coronavirus quarantine will impact jobs and the economy. This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse. This series … CORONANOMICS 4: Jobpocalypse NOW!Read …

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CORONANOMICS 3: Pass or Fail?

Did we do it? Is it cured? How do we know if our leaders did well? What’s a “good” outcome? Here are three measures of “success” for handling the coronavirus pandemic. This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we … CORONANOMICS 3: Pass or …

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Coronanomics 2: Forbidden Math

In this episode, I calculate the coronavirus death toll and DARE to put a $-value on human life. Dark and forbidden.   This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – … Coronanomics 2: Forbidden MathRead …

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Coronanomics 1: Opportunity

This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse.  Here, I explain my inspiration for this series – our last recession. And why I’m optimistic … Coronanomics 1: OpportunityRead More …

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