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    Re: The Failing Economy

    The Kirchners also intervened state agencies that measured poverty, inflation, etc etc.
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Personally if a vaccine were rushed, I'd have my antibodies dosed to confirm if I've had it before. Only if they were negative would I get it.
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    Re: The Failing Economy

    Let me start by saying that the whole lockdown and COVID thing has come in handily to make people and the media look elsewhere instead of the debt/default. Another reason as to why I'm against such a...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    I'll bring the virus!




    *too soon? :cheesy:
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    Re: COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    Yes. I don't have any numbers, but socially and idiosyncratically, very similar.
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    Re: COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    I've been playing with some numbers:

    Brazil and Argentina, two neighbouring countries who took diametrically opposing actions towards the virus.

    Brazil population 210 mill.
    Covid cases (as of...
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    Re: COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    About restaurants: in most places they don't live off tourism but from the people living in the place. The situation may vary from place to place, but here the sector was not doing too well and this...
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    Re: COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    I just want to say that I agree with m8 that this might serve for increasing the amount of remote education throughout the world.
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    Re: COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    I'll pick up on some points:

    Economic:
    - universal income. NOT YET. IT WILL TAKE AT LEAST A COUPLE OF GENERATIONS AND AS LONG AS THE RICH GET SUCH A GREAT SLICE OF THE NEW INCOME, IT CAN'T BE...
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    Sticky: Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Specially by saying he's chosen by God and the Federer swipes.
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    Sticky: Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    For those who can read in spanish, an article focused on mama Djokovic:

    https://www.lanacion.com.ar/deportes/tenis/mama-djokovic-nid2363954


    There are some cringeworthy things in there. I came...
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    Re: COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    Now a What If? The covid thread and the general consensus here in TAT is of a certain narrative, but following the principle of "When everybody is thinking alike, nobody is thinking much." I think...
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    Re: COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    Normal life:
    Going back is only a question of time. As we talked in another thread, people can only suspend their lives for so long before they take stock of the risk and incorporate it (just like...
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    COVID aftermath and What Ifs?

    I'm creating this thread as to attempt initiating some discussions without them getting lost in the COVID updates thread.

    First, although we've mentioned them, I think it worth refreshing them...
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    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Tennis is going to be allowed in a province here becoming the first sport to come back from the lockdown.
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    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Sure, but people will only put their lives on hold for so long for the sake of others.

    Suliso mentioned a year. I think this will vary from region to region according to their idiosyncracies....
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    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    I disagree, there'll come a moment when most people will go "I'm not going to stop living for fear of catching a flu", which is what it means for most people. They'll adapt and consider if the risk...
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    Re: A Chronicle of our Descent to Hades

    Sad but most likely true.
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    Re: Let's Discuss Science

    Expensive? Maybe the airfare, but once you get here you'll be laughing with your euros.

    Unless you decide to go skiing. That might change things.
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Old Nan, is that you?



    Also, would that make Suliso Melisandre?
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    So sorry Dry :(
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    Re: World News Random, Random

    Yes. She was again promoted recently. The article made it seem like she had a falling out before.



    If he pulls this one off he deserves a promotion.
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    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Unfortunate remarks by Thiem (and I'm a fan). He supports some wildlife funds, not sure which though.
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    Re: Jon Wertheim Sums Up the French Open

    *Looks at watch and then at Charlie's spiral diagram*, Nope, it's right on time! This is TAT's very own Haley Comet.
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    Re: The Curling Thread.

    And so another spiral is born.
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