Apr 302020
Debt Rattle April 30 2020

Wyland Stanley Golden Gate Bridge under construction 1935   • FBI Notes Detail Effort To Frame Michael Flynn (Solomon) • Handwritten Notes, Emails Reveal FBI Agents Set Perjury Trap For Flynn (SAC) • Steele Testifies Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice Knew About His Anti-Trump Research • The NY Times Used to Correct Its Whoppers. But Not These (Kuntz) • WHO Declines Comment On Remdesivir In COVID-19, Hopes For Best (R.) • Fauci Says Leak Concerns Fueled His White House Revelation Of

Apr 292020
Debt Rattle April 29 2020

Gottscho-Schleisner Fulton Market pier, view to Manhattan over East River, NY April 20 1934   • 9 in 10 Americans Fear Economy Will Collapse During Coronavirus Shutdowns (WE) • 50 Million Americans Have Lost Their Job In Past 6 Weeks (ZH) • China Could Have 50x More Coronavirus Cases Than Claimed – US Official (Fox) • China Embassy Accuses Australia Of ‘Petty Tricks’ In Coronavirus Dispute (R.) • A Fifth To Half Of All Coronavirus Deaths Have Been In Nursing

Apr 282020
Debt Rattle April 28 2020

Jack Delano Bridge with 5-ton coal bucket, Milwaukee Western Fuel Co 1942   • World Should Have ‘Listened Carefully’ To WHO Advice In January – Tedros (RT) • Germany ‘Rejected China’s Bid For Positive Spin’ On Pandemic Response (SCMP) • COVID19 Mortality In French ICUs 3 To 4 Times Higher Than Reported (RT) • Pelosi Changes Position On Trump Travel Ban Once Called Racist (Turley) • Judge Blocks 30-Day Extension Of Illinois Stay-at-Home Order (CBS) • Alaska Girl Scouts Received

Apr 272020
Debt Rattle April 27 2020

Dorothea Lange On the road to Los Angeles, California 1937   • Sweden’s Stay-Open Approach Is Creating Herd Immunity Quickly – Ambassador (JTN) • European Shares Rise On Airline Surge, Upbeat Earnings (R.) • Billionaire Bonanza 2020: Windfalls, Tumbling Taxes, Pandemic Profiteers (IPS) • Over 100,000 Virus Deaths in 2020 If UK Lockdown Ends Early – Ferguson (St.) • UK Economy Will Take Three Years To Recover From Coronavirus – EY (G.) • One In Three UK Doctors Left Without

Apr 262020
Debt Rattle April 26 2020

Unknown Spanish Influenza 1918     • Australia’s Coronavirus Tracing App Set To Launch Today (G.) • Germany Flips On Smartphone Contact Tracing, Backs Apple And Google (R.) • WHO: No Evidence COVID-19 Antibodies Protect From Potential Re-Infection (BBG) • WHO Warns Against Coronavirus “Immunity Passports” (Vox) • Mumbai Is Trying To Stop COVID19 With Hydroxychloroquine (IT) • Trump, Putin Issue Joint Statement Promoting Unity (JTN) • UK Scientists Warn Over Grim Virus Data (G.) • US Airlines Receive Extra

Apr 252020
Debt Rattle April 25 2020

Jack Delano “Untitled” near Durham, North Carolina 1940   • Wuhan Was The Fentanyl Capital Of The World. Then Coronavirus Hit (LAT) • ‘Wuhan Plague’ Plaques Are Popping Up Around Atlanta (Vice) • Trump Owed Tens Of Millions To Bank Of China (Pol.) • Trump Doesn’t Owe Bank of China Money (Christopher Balding) • Small Business Owners Asked To Sign PPP Loans Without Forgiveness Pledge (IC) • Small Business Rescue Earned Banks $10 Billion In Fees (NPR) • People In

Apr 242020
Debt Rattle April 24 2020

Banksy Girl With a Pierced Eardrum (and face mask) 2020   • Americans Prioritize Staying Home, Worry Restrictions Will Lift Too Fast (CBS) • Doctors Rethink Rush To Ventilate (R.) • First Known US COVID19 Death Occurred On Feb. 6 In Santa Clara County (SFC) • Chinese Scientists ‘Unable To Judge’ If US Lab Is Virus Source (Global Times) • House Passes $484 Billion Coronavirus Relief Package (Hill) • Fed Balance Sheet Increases To Record $6.62 Trillion (R.) • No,

Apr 232020
Debt Rattle April 23 2020

Jack Delano Union Station, Chicago, Illinois 1943   • Not a Black Swan but a Portent of a More Fragile Global System – Taleb (NYer) • Coronavirus Started Spreading In US Much Earlier Than Thought (CoD) • Coronavirus Study Points To Vast Number Of Cases Under Radar In China (SCMP) • How Does Coronavirus Kill? (ScienceMag) • Many Small Businesses Say Loans Won’t Get Them To Rehire (AP) • Congressional Democrats Do Little To Improve ‘Pathetic’ Coronavirus Deal (IC) •

Apr 222020
Small Business Firings to Start

Saul Leiter Man in straw hat 1955       The following was written by Bruce Wilds, who runs the Advancing Time blog. Bruce is a small business owner in the Midwest. I get lots of articles sent to me, but hardly ever publish any (sorry I can’t send everyone a reply) because they’re not what I think this site should be. But with this article it’s different. I think what Bruce describes is interesting, important even. The US has

Apr 222020
Debt Rattle April 22 2020

DPC Yard of tenement, Manhattan, New York City 1900   • In US COVID19 Can No Longer Be Listed As Primary Cause Of Death (Salon) • England, Wales COVID19 Death Toll 41% Higher Than Government Figures (FT) • UN: Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Will Cause Famine Of Biblical Proportions’ (G.) • Missouri Is Suing China Over Coronavirus Impacts (CNN) • CDC’s Failed Coronavirus Tests Were Tainted With Coronavirus (AT) • CDC Chief Warns Second COVID-19 Wave May Be Worse (R.) • The