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Dara, Jane, and Matt on conservatives’ desire for a rapid reopening of American businesses, and a 'feel good' white paper about air pollution.


"This is where all 50 states stand on reopening" by Alaa Eslassar, CNN

The Heritage Foundation's plan.

The American Enterprise's plan.

The Center for American Progress's plan

"The legal scholar who shaped Trump’s coronavirus response defends his theory" by Jane Coaston, Vox

"Inclined to Putrefaction" by Erin Maglaque, London Review of Books

The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory

COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with Air Conditioning in Restaurant, Guangzhou, China, 2020, CDC

White paper


Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior Correspondent, Vox

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica


Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

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