0:00 Bestie game show: Who got COVID? How was the experience?
9:30 Delta breakthrough causing concern, potential new approaches, vaccine mandates
24:26 Implications on the economy, will people self-isolate even without government shutdowns?
40:09 Billionaire Space Race: Addressing the negativity, benefits of innovators
47:29 Investments in space, parallels to 1500’s maritime shipping, potential for global broadband
1:04:07 Besties go to space, Bezos’ cheap shot, Elon’s support, Melvin Capital’s tough first half of 2021
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WSJ Opinion – What Drives GOP Resistance to Vaccines?
NYT – Some Republican Leaders Speak Up for Vaccines
Reuters – Living with COVID-19: Israel changes strategy as Delta variant hits
Study Finds – Over 200 COVID ‘long hauler’ symptoms identified, many lasting longer than 6 months
CNN Opinion – Richard Branson’s disappointing space jaunt
Truth Out Op-ed – Billionaire Tax Cheat Travels to Space for a Few Minutes
Fox News – Richard Branson says critics are ‘not fully educated’ on benefits of space travel
CNBC – Investment in space companies put at record $8.9 billion in 2020 despite Covid
Bloomberg – Melvin Struggles to Shake Reddit Attack With 46% Loss So Far
Andy Weir – Project Hail Mary
Jeremy England – Every Life Is on Fire