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What We’re Reading Today: Masks, Madness, Common Sense … And More

Victor Marais-Milton

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Unrest

Behind the Masks: Marxism and Black Lives Matter — Jeff Minick, Intellectual Takeout

What Happens When the Madness Ends? — Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness

Crimes Against Common Sense — The Epoch Times

Another Shooting In The CHOP. Where Is Seattle’s Mayor? — HotAir

The Virus

The Lockdowns Crushed Minority-Owned Businesses the Most — Brad Palumbo, Foundation for Economic Education

Erosion of trust: 10 things public health establishment got wrong about coronavirus — Michael Fumento, Just the News

Counsel of the Woke: Public-health experts have subordinated science to progressive politics — Christopher Rufo, City Journal

U.S. coronavirus cases are increasing, but deaths aren’t – yet — Axios

Economics

A World Without the Fed Would Be the Same As the World With It — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Central Bankers Will Bring Us Economic Stagnation — Mises Wire

Black Livelihoods Matter — David R. Henderson, Hoover Institution

Where In The Reopening Are We: Here Is The Real-Time State Of The U.S. Economy — ZeroHedge

Satire

Mrs. Eppie Senter Teaches Covid Math — The (Conservative) Maestro

Twitter Introduces New ‘Send Mob’ Feature — Babylon Bee

Army shuts down specialists’ Barracks Autonomous Zone — Duffel Blog

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