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What We’re Reading Today: George Floyd’s Legacy, Testing Players, Satire … And More

Cato’s Letters

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Criminal Behavior

Fire, Again: Reflections on urban unrest, past and present — Lance Morrow, City Journal

Ending the riots is as simple as letting the police do their jobs — Rich Lowry, New York Post

George Floyd and the Future of Police Misconduct — Samuel R. Staley, Independent Institute

The Virus

Back to School? Tracking COVID Cases as Schools Reopen — Center For Global Development

Where’s The National ‘Science’ That Dr. Anthony Fauci Continues to Preach? — Ronald Stein, Eurasia Review

Coronavirus is weakening in Italy, several doctors say – but health authorities warn that ‘this is still a killer virus’ — Business Insider

Matters Of Faith

George Floyd Left a Gospel Legacy in Houston — Christianity Today

Rev. Robert Sirico: The secular marginalization of the church during COVID-19 — Acton Institute

Reading Political Theory into Scripture — Law & Liberty

Economics

Why Socialists Love the Phrase ‘It’s Not Real Socialism’ — Mises Institute

The Nancy Pelosi Version of Monetary Policy: We need to print the money to see where it goes — Peter Schiff

Let’s End the Myth About Social Security’s Looming Bankruptcy — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Sports?

MLB is having a tougher time returning than NBA, NHL. What’s baseball’s problem? — ESPN

Players counter MLB’s proposal with a longer season, lesser pay cut — Associated Press

NHL players will be tested for COVID-19 daily if games resume — CBS Sports

2020 college football season probably won’t be fair. That’s better than no season at all — Tampa Bay Times

NFL has contingency plans in place for coronavirus pandemic — NBC Sports

Satire

Protesters Spell Out ‘Love’ With Burning Homes And Businesses — Babylon Bee

Fed Chairman Downloads Budgeting App To Help Manage Nation’s Economy — The Onion

Social Distancing To Be Reduced By 1 Inch Every Week For The Next 24 Weeks — Waterford Whispers News

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