1. The lockdown that is French (NYT).
2. The wisdom of Ryan Bourne (Cato scholar on GBD). And West Virginia $100 savings bonds for young people (16-35) who get vaccinated, bravo. In contrast here is Bhattacharya on vaccination for India, and not long ago. Read it and weep, people.
3. Those new manufacturing jobs: watching paint dry for a living.
5. There is plenty wrong in this piece, plus it is wacky and poorly framed, still some parts on vaccine procurement and state capacity are quite interesting.