A Few Thoughts On Week 11

What a fucking week.... First and foremost, America is a failed state. If you want to understand police brutality in the US you should follow a data scientist by the name of Samuel Sinyangwe. His work at Police Score Card .org around the use of deadly force, civilian complaints etc. which is used to score … Continue reading A Few Thoughts On Week 11

A Few Thoughts on Week 10

Are things becoming normal? Eid Mubarak to anyone celebrating who is reading this 🙂 (why are you reading this and not celebrating).Looking ahead on Wednesday - SpaceX will be launching people into space for the first time. The Canadian Economic Association AGM/Conference would have been this weekend but was obviously cancelled but they doled out … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 10

A Few Thoughts on Week 9

It's the long weekend which means the official start of summer and because it's May two-four it also means..... Rain! With rain in mind, water levels on Lake Erie and St Clair are expected to peak in July. Wondering what it is like to travel internationally, this twitter thread shows what international flying is like … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 9

A Few Thoughts on Week 8

Happy Mothers Day! Currently on Season 16 of the Simpson which means I am more than half done. As for lock down, that remains to be seen Based on the map of above, June will see parts of Canada on fire. Red areas are well above average risk for wildfires, pink area just above average. … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 8

A Few Thoughts on Week 7

This posts seemed to wander in to broader economic challenges. One of the things that I was thinking about this week now that there is a road map to reopen the economy is the fate of the auto industry in Windsor. As I mentioned in my New Years 10 Things to Watch post, Unifor and … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 7

A Few Thoughts on Week 6

Izzy wants me to do less video calls and go for more walks.... This song is good. You can hear me talk about stuff Covid/Economy/Charitable Sector in a Windsor/Essex related context on Rose City Politics. https://twitter.com/econoflove/status/1252980329347866625?s=20 Some super interesting data has emerged out of Iceland and Italy around the infection rates (or lack thereof) for … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 6

A Few Thoughts on Week 5

Well it snowed.... it can't get much worse right? RIGHT? Izzy got a pork bone, so happy!!!!! Denmark is lifting its social distancing and other restrictions. Being one of the first countries to begin easing restrictions, keeping an eye on its infection rates as everyone tries to get a hair cut will be interesting.The Art … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Week 5