The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @pwgallagher ever

October 2021

@snlester Sure there are rents: that’s the only reason the USA steel industry wants protection. “Historical levels”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Y

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@snlester Yes: worse for the reasons MF gives. USA gifts EU protection-rents out of consumers/taxpayers pockets. Mk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t5

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SamKSS Is there really a climate emergency? prageru.com/video/is-there…

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WSJopinion The world’s climateers could do everyone, including themselves, a favor if they stopped pretending they can alter t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X2

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@snlester Not sure how this helps the USA or non-EU ROW. Pretty sure it makes things worse: as Milton Friedman expl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vx

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Blast!… “its development costs”

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This is probably important: an interview with Mark Zuckerberg examining his ideas about “the metaverse” (& how Meta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XJ

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melblibrary Ancient Romans told cautionary tales of sorcerers turning men to straw, bending another to their will and mixing de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HC

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Oops… CPC (Communist Party of China)…

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Decentralized crypto vs the CCP:”But the fascinating thing about DeFi is that to really shut down the company, you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tL

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Serendipity? In the classic Miller/Urey experiment (1952) suggesting an inorganic origin for organic molecules: “mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O6

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ianmSC Deaths are rapidly rising in Victoria, Australia with some of the most restrictive mask mandates on the planet, enf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LL

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AU eagerly cooperated in this foolishness::”Market data show…the main beneficiary of these sanctions [on Huawei]…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rMNbhq

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EvanFeigenbaum If only there was one that already existed … one that the US had played a major role in negotiating … one that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YX

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“‘Stasi police would have been more than happy with the range of powers if they were given it,’ Mr Blanden told The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pa

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‘The president of the Victorian Bar has slammed the state’s new pandemic legislation as “appalling” Christopher Bla..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pA

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IanHanke If the Vic government was serious about democracy and believes it new State of Emergency bill is ok it should have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hh

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wto Panel established to examine Chinese duties on imported Australian wine dlvr.it/SBKmzR pic.twitter.com/PGo7G59gSL

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EnergyWrapAU Worried yet? You should be.

The net zero plan will dramatically increase the cost of living, by forcing industry..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rj

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catedempsey 2. The “independents” will show their true colours if they vote for this completely unnecessary measure. Under such..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y3

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catedempsey The powers that Dan Andrews seeks are plenary and unfettered. If the independents vote to pass this law to give him..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bf

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Adam_Creighton PM’s path to net zero ‘uniquely Australian’.
Energy curfews; police and army to enforce plan? theaustralian.com.au/nation/politic…

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As @nfergus points out we ran a massive global experiment in cutting CO2 in 2020 (down 6% from energy alone acc to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dF

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The UN’s ‘man-made’ climate-change theory takes the form: “CO2 + big feedbacks must be the culprit because our mode..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uj

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dikenson RT if you think trade was ALREADY a force for good and that the G7 has nothing to do with the fact that specializat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mb

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alan_john_moran Matt Canavan accurately calls the Liberals and the majority of the Nationals “Fabian greenies” who have “surrendere..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qd

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Kenneth72712993 New study:

In 5 days cosmic-ray-induced changes in cloud cover can elicit a 2 W/m² change in Earth’s energy budget..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m1

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archeohistories A fabric womb, dated 1760.
In 1759 king Louis XV commissioned pioneering midwife Angélique du Coudray to teach midw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qw

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Anthony Downs’ (RIP) concept of ‘rational ignorance’ helps us understand why AU’s compulsory voting is so noxious…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ce

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Govt provided VIP electric cars at COP26 will use diesel generators to recharge. “If absurdity were a source of ren..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CM

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SincDavidson Coal adds value to the Australian economy. twitter.com/DoctorKarl/sta…

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Morrison ‘locks in’ Net Zero, buying-off craven Nats. No details of what the policy is; no cost/benefit; no rationa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n2

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TheNewDailyAu Australia has fired another shot against China as the ongoing trade war takes a dramatic turn.

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@TheNewDailyAu This is over-boiled click-bait (IOW ‘crap’). The AU statement in the TPR Body was measured and not e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0e

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ianmSC Amazingly, cases in the Melbourne area are up 48,225% in the past 3+ months since they mandated masks anytime outsi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…as

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“NIH Admits to Funding Gain-of-Function Research in Wuhan” https://t.co/F5lv0Rla62

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“[C]onfronted with what is claimed is an existential threat over which we… have almost no influence, it seems obv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ag

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ianmSC In the ten millionth example worldwide of masks completely failing to have any impact whatsoever on the spread of C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AJ

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“Despite the fact that increases of CO₂ thus far have been accompanied by the greatest increase in human welfare in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eN

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CERES satellite observations “conflict with the theory global warming originates mainly from (LW) radiation capture..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ny

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CampbellNewman We shut the forests to save the environment & now we import timber from Europe.
The fishing licences were bought ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lS

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AusWTO The @wto Trade Policy Review process is an important way of shedding light on Members’ policies and practices.
 
Re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u8

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NetZeroWatch will place “a significant and permanent fiscal pressure, which may not be offset by the temporary re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9J

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Support for nuclear power — the only reliable option if Morrison’s wasteful ‘net zero’ diversion works — is highertwitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kw8x

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Morrison wants to lock-in “net zero” for specious reasons (notably NOT including”climate”) w/out prior cost/benefit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CU

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SincDavidson Australia has more crypto holders than trade unionists. coindesk.com/markets/2021/1… via @CoinDesk

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@SincDavidson Not what troubles me, either. But I object to health tyrants ‘scapegoating’ a likely-small number of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XD

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WorldTradeLaw Trump’s Tariffs Didn’t Work. Biden’s Won’t Work Either. —Reason.com4dlvr.it/S9qCbjEpic.twitter.com/sy90H1qgZjZj

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Adam_Creighton “the measures” have been total farce for over a year.
Incredible still such maniacal advocacy for them. twitter.com/ianmSC/status/…

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Unanimous inanity. Morrison and Albanese compete to be Labor Prime Minister::theaustralian.com.au/commentary/sco…

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EvanFeigenbaum Singapore backs Beijing’s CPTPP bid, Chinese ministry says asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Trade/…

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“A key pillar of the Western alliance”?? Really? This is utter madness! What CHN has not achieved by economic coerc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aj

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Facebook (unlike some governments) seems keen to learn from its recent disaster & to adjust systems accordingly::engineering.fb.com/2021/10/05/net…

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therealrukshan Because of Sutton’s inability to explain the inconsistent health advice for the changing “roadmap” in Victoria, it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mq

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“At the $10 billion a year…[est. cost for AU to adopt ‘Net Zero’], the abatement of 36 million tonnes of CO2 equa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…De

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In 2014 the UN surveyed 7 million people in 194 countries about what they wanted from governments. The results show..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JS

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ianmSC Because experts are endlessly obsessed with pretending masks had anything to do with “eliminating” the flu, it’s wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M1

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SixthTone China has successfully launched the spacecraft carrying three astronauts including its first female ast..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t6

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CampbellNewman So lets get this clear @ScottMorrisonMP.
You didn’t get 1000’s of Aussies home when you should have.
Then when..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IW

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SincDavidson Is Scott. Is bad. twitter.com/Tim_Andrews/st…

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“I’ve read the U.S. criticisms of WTO dispute settlement and the Appellate Body over the years, and I understand th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6n

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@sharp_writing Sure, but who will bring a WTO complaint about such a gift fm JPN taxpayers? INTEL might even be hap..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pi

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As energy prices soar in UK & outlook worsens due to mad ‘net zero’ dogma, as CHN struggles w/ power rationing due..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…co

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ianmSC Hospitalizations in Florida are down 81% in the past month and a half with no new policy interventions, no vaccine..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3a

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TimothyTTaylor In September 2019, China was home for 3/4 of global bitcoin mining. By August 2021, no bitcoin mining at all was ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3I

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Now Andrews, like some tyrant, wants to cover his failures by scapegoating the disadvantaged. Vaccine ‘passports’ a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GB

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… Prohibited interstate and intra-state travel even after -ve tests
* Mandated utterly useless outdoor masks
* Co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nQ

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…Imposed rigid curfews with no health justification
* Shut schools for most of a year at uncounted cost to kids,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GQ

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In the last two years, Andrews has done many harmful, brutal things to Victorians yet still we have a record 20,505..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lY

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This thread refers, of course, to Victoria, AU

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…Expose health modelling to review, adapt regulation
* Attempt to balance regulatory costs/benefits
* Aggressivel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fk

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…Securely quarantine early internat’l travellers (or tell the truth about his failure)
* Secure the most vulnerab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s2

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Today, after almost two years of COVID, we have a record 20,505 active cases. In 2 years Andrews has done none of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cA

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@snlester Periods in AB reports would have been still further apart?

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TimothyTTaylor Good, Services, and Inventories Since the Pandemic Recession dlvr.it/S9VlM5 pic.twitter.com/Cy2MExCPZD

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CampbellNewman Great work @ScottMorrisonMP.
Lets go to a conference in a country where they can’t keep:
-The lights on
-Fuel supp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tI

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therealrukshan Political commentator and documentary filmmaker Topher Feild arrested by VicPol for incitement. Topher is currently..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ly

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SincDavidson Australian citizen-journalist Topher Field - @TopherField - has been arrested for ‘incitement’.
youtube.com/watch?v=YFscO1…

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Intellecutal freedom to criticise sloppy research, even strongly, (‘confirmed’ by the HCA) is meaningless if the in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sp

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socratesccost The COP 26 Climate Conference is really a meeting of wealthy long-range weather forecasters. They believe that they..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qP

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_davidlimbrick Government just read in motion to suspend members of Parliament if they refuse to hand over medical information. Will be debated Thursday.

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TheIPA “The complete de-industrialisation of Australia would have no discernible impact on global emissions but would infl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oG

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Why do smart, skeptical rationalists go to mush when they write about climate change? ‘Scott Alexander’ makes a cas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vm

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ianmSC 2.5 weeks ago Norway ended all COVID restrictions, which as we know, means a huge surge of new cases due to all the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nh

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“Australia will experience a permanent loss of population and productive potential because the government assumes n… https://t.co/MI0GRzo7Ft

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Morrison’s ‘net zero’ ardor is witless poltics; it will crush AU’s growth for no good. ~40 years of satellite data..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cw

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RT @sullydish: Truly creepy. Cops showing up because you were in one kind of political protest (and not another) six months ago is now happ…

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AngelicaOung New media restrictions in China just dropped! Tl:Dr all news will be state-run news, definition of “news” widened…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gb

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RT @PeterSweden7: Massive protest in France

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TheBabylonBee Doctors Announce They Will No Longer Treat Car Accident Victims Who Didn’t Wear Their Seat Belt babylonbee.com/news/doctors-a…

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@TimSmithMP I don’t think you’ve understood what this is about.

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snlester Aside from the problems with purchase commitments in trade agreements as a matter of principle, another point about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kf

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ianmSC On 7/15 when Victoria mandated masks anytime outside the house, they were averaging 4 cases per day. Cases are up 3..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xY

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ianmSC Over 76% of Australia’s total COVID cases have been reported since 11/5/20 when the Washington Post praised Austral..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zb

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Kenneth72712993 New study:

Countries with 75% vaxxed populations have higher infection rates than those with 10% vaxxed.

US count..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3F

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JDMayger In the speech by USTR Tai on China, there was no mention of Japan, South Korea or Australia, the most important U.S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ww

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WalterLohman There is not a dime’s worth of difference between Biden’s trade policy and Trump’s. So support it if you want but d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mN

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ianmSC With one of the longest mask mandates in the world & 83% of the population at least partially vaccinated, cases in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EW

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Remains of Rome - experimenting with a chapbook of photos of remains from the Classical period. images.petergallagher.net.au/remains-of-rom…

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TheBabylonBee Australian Hospitals Over Capacity With People Beaten By Police For Not Wearing Masks babylonbee.com/news/australia…

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“Give anyone under 75 a choice of whether to get Covid or cancer, heart disease or diabetes, and you’re an idiot if..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cw

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@balajis The USA’s triumph in past 8 decades has been its well-merited cultural & commercial preeminence: the world..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mz

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@samirvarma … I thin@tylercowenen (?) correctly argues that in the absence of a more robust theory of recent warmintwitter.com/i/web/status/1…B3QD

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@samirvarma Alarm often relates to regional ‘extremes’ as you suggest. But the UN’s CO2 theory is based on a well-m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MM

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About that ‘climate emergency’… There has been ZERO trend in global temperatures for the past SEVEN YEARS accordingtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…6xVp

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ianmSC Hospitalizations in Florida are down -69% in the past 6 weeks without any change in statewide policy, no new mask m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…em

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@GaryWinslett @ChadBown @snlester Trade policy SHOULD be boring. The more boring the better! It’s way over-rated — as are trade agreements.

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HonTonyAbbott Statement on @GladysB resignation. pic.twitter.com/qHQbLdWgVo

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RT @DanTehanWannon: Yesterday I agreed with my good friend, @PiyushGoyal to resume negotiations for an

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What ‘climate emergency’? “Since 2005, NOAA has maintained the U.S. Climate Reference Network, comprising 114 metic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5d

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RT @insteconomics: This episode highlights some of the limits to geoeconomic statecraft highlighted in my @ussc report, A Geoeconomic Allia…

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Adam_Creighton Every Comparison Shows Masks Are Meaningless, by @ianmSC ianmsc.substack.com/p/every-compar…

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