We are writing history, and we need to understand the basic plotline and act accordingly. What we do now could mean the difference between survival and more death for many.
Pandemics and Economics #8
"Open Windows in Winter: Bug or Feature?" Like buildings with radiators located directly underneath windows, real estate landscapes in cities may look haphazard but reflect our historical values.
Pandemics and Economics in History #5
"Disease and Outsiders" From 14th Century Europe to the US today, hate crimes accompany the spread of disease, whether leprosy, plague, or Covid-19.
Pandemics and Economics in History #3
"Cities, Health, and Growth" Health costs of agriculture and civilization.
Pandemics and Economics in History #2
"The meaning of work, before and after the plague." The Plague of Justinian changed the economy and the meaning of "labor" and "leisure."