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What We’re Reading Today: Coronavirus, Lack Of Thinking, Dropouts … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

The Virus

Mask Wars — City Journal

Arizona Governor’s Shut Down Order Defies Reason —  Rep. Andy Biggs, Town Hall

The Tricky Math of Herd Immunity for COVID-19 — Quanta


The coronavirus’s silent dental epidemic —  Henry I. Miller and Shiv Sharma, Washington Examiner

Thomas Sowell – An Underappreciated American Scholar — Walter Williams, Creators Syndicate

The Intelligentsia That Cannot Think — George Will

Virus Panic Pushed by Dems and the Media — Dick Morris, Western Journal

Think Tanks

A Successful Program to Reclaim the Lives of High School Dropouts — Lance Izumi, Pacific Research Institute

George Washington’s Fight (and Ours) against Regulation without Representation — John Berlau, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Don’t Let the Pandemic Kill Religious Freedom — Jacob Sullum, Reason


Edmonton, Toronto will be NHL hub cities when season resumes — USA Today

Coronavirus and college football: Answering five looming COVID-19 questions for the 2020 season — The Sporting News

Everything you need to know as MLB’s 2020 season restart begins — ESPN


Despite Espinoza decision’s ‘seismic shock’ to public schools, context may vary by state — Linda Jacobson, Education Dive

Gov. Newsom Supports an Energy Dysfunctional California — Ronald Stein, California Political Review

Biden and Dems Are Set to Abolish the Suburbs — National Review

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