One Virus-Related Shortage That Has Been Restocked

The New York Times reports that, weeks ago, some self-styled American "entrepreneurs," in a practice called "retail arbitrage," drove around the country buying up all the hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes they could find because they realized there would soon be high demand for these products due to the impending coronavirus outbreak. What were these …

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Good news: Poetry continues to work its way back into everyday media. Or every weekend media, anyway, as evidenced by the New York Times Magazine, a Sunday insert that includes a poem selected by Rita Dove each week. Yesterday, the magazine included an Elizabeth Spires poem. I'm going to hold back on the title to …

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