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What We’re Reading Today: Cuba’s Coronavirus Cure, Trump Bumps Middle Class, Herd Immunity … And More

Alvin Langdon Coburn

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Economics

Cuba loosens restrictions on private businesses to battle COVID-19 — Acton Institute

Why Americans must defeat Biden’s tax increase pledge — Lew Uhler and Peter Ferrara, The Hill

President Donald Trump is helping middle-class Americans — Stephen Moore, USA Today

No Ordinary Recession — E21

The Virus

Did Sweden Accidentally Blunder into COVID-19 Herd Immunity? — Ronald Bailey, Reason

Valuing Innovative Drugs Based On Their Cost Of Manufacturing Will Prolong The Pandemic — Wayne Winegarden/Pacific Research Institute, Forbes

Fauci: Voting In Person As Safe As Going To The Grocery Store, If You Follow Guidelines — RealClearPolitics

California

Coronavirus complicates California’s worst power shortage in two decades — MSN/Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Church Can Hold Indoor Services, Judge Says — U.S. News & World Report/Associated Press

California wealth tax could become first of its kind in U.S. under new proposal — MSN/San Francisco Chronicle

Misc

The Latest Round Of Affirmative Action Initiatives Will Be No More Successful Than Prior Rounds — Manhattan Contrarian

Justice Kavanaugh drops the MOAB on George Soros — Twitchy

Chicago Police Seek Federal Prosecutions For Looters, Rioters — Hot Air

Satire

SAT Now Features 5 Answer Bubbles: A, B, C, D, And ‘My Truth’ — Babylon Bee

Democrats Furious President Trump Made The U.S. Postal Service Incompetent For Last 25 Years — The Glorious American

Cars driving painfully slowly behind him to admire his skills, cyclist believes — Daily Mash

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