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Memo to Dr Fauci

Why haven’t any of the emergency-use covid vaccines received full approval from the FDA yet? Update (8/1): Since Fauci is still out to lunch, my colleague and friend Alex Tabarrok has answered my query here.

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Monday Music: Shenseea

For those keeping score at home, I will resume my reflections in the next day or two …

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Reflections (part 8 of n)

Happy Sunday! Reflecting back on the first stage of my teaching career at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico (PUCPR), especially the years 1998 to 2004, I wrote about some of my PUCPR colleagues and friends in my previous … Continue reading

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Reflections (part 7 of n)

As promised, I shall resume my reflections. I already wrote about my close friendship with El Gallo, as my colleague and friend Orlando I. Martinez Garcia is known in his beloved hometown of Manati, P.R., and how our friendship changed … Continue reading

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Cherokee

I will resume my reflections in my next post, in the meantime, below is a work of Native American art from the collection of the James Museum in Saint Petersburg, Florida:

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PSA: Court-packing is not “unconstitutional”

Update (12 noon): I have added three additional paragraphs to explain how a decision of the Supreme Court can itself be “unconstitutional.” I am interrupting my reflections series yet again to call out my colleague and friend Randy Barnett, a … Continue reading

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Reflections (part 6 of n)

I wrote about my friendship with Orlando I. Martinez Garcia, who I first met in 2000 or 2001, in my previous reflection. To make a two-decade-long (and counting!) story short, Orlando’s love of mathematics and science eventually rubbed off on … Continue reading

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Reflections (part 5 of n)

Update (1:17 pm): Since this post is dedicated to my colleague and friend Orlando I. Martinez-Garcia, I have added a picture of Orlando and I below the fold. (Orlando is on the left.) I wrote about my transition into academia, … Continue reading

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PSA: Kill the Covid Olympics

I will resume my reflections in my next post. For now, I just want to voice my support for cancelling or postponing the Olympics. Sorry, NBC, but public health is more important than selling ads. Also, why are so many … Continue reading

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In praise of Seth

I will resume my “reflections” in the next day or two; in the meantime, check out Seth’s Instagram page (@dudewithsign) here.

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