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What Small Islands Can Do, in a Post-Covid World

This article from the on-line Washington Post <https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/tips/these-countries-are-accepting-american-travelers-remote-work-trips/ utm_campaign=wp_by_the_way&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_bytheway > highlights the kind of niche marketing that islands should be working to develop, given the relative safety of small islands. These 4 countries are accepting American travelers for remote-work trips … Continue reading

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The (Very) Sad State of Local Newspapers

In a state capital and county seat for 570,000 people, the Annapolis Capital-Gazette can barely manage to publish a 16-page edition, and of that, 1.5 pages are puzzles and 1 page is comics. Doesn’t seem sustainable.

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How to Read the News

Walgreens: Looting Cost $75 million — as reported by Bloomberg News Walgreens: Looting Cost Five One-hundredths of 1 percent of 2019 Revenue or One-tenth of One Percent of Assets — the way we “communists” (otherwise known as Democratic voters) might … Continue reading

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Too Often We Overlook the Extended Time Factors in Small Island Disaster Recovery (BVI)

from the BVI News < https://bvinews.com/three-years-later-loose-mongoose-re-opens-in-trellis-bay/ > Three years later | Loose Mongoose re-opens in Trellis Bay on July 10, 2020 at 8:07 AM / Amid a global pandemic and roughly three years after it was severely impacted by the … Continue reading

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Note to self —

Spend more time studying ducks than funnies Bruce

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How has the coronavirus pandemic affected global poverty?

From The Washington Post — free from the paywall . . . <https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/07/03/how-has-coronavirus-pandemic-affected-global-poverty/ > World How has the coronavirus pandemic affected global poverty? By Siobhán O’Grady July 3, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. EDT The novel coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc … Continue reading

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Welcome from Europe ?

Bruce Potter443-454-9044

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Why I Have Trouble Taking “Openers” Seriously.

From the Capital Gazette, p 1, 26 June 2020 Co-founder of ReOpen Maryland says he has COVID-19, but won’t help contact tracing efforts Photo caption: Tim Walters, chair of Reopen Maryland, speaks at the Reopen Howard County rally beginning at … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Heath Freeman says he wants to save local news. Reporters call him a ‘vampire. ’

Another great example of how unbridled capitalism serves the public interest — thank you Mr Freeman for saving us. Heath Freeman says he wants to save local news. Reporters call him a ‘vampire.’ How a former Duke place kicker took … Continue reading

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CEOs Must Be the Good Guys

. . . otherwise we wouldn’t pay them so much, would we?

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