On today’s show, we’ll dig into former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s column in Foreign Affairs about how to keep the dollar strong. Plus, Big Tech’s new work-from-home reality check and some useful euphemisms for “President Trump lied.”
Here are some links to what we talked about today:
- “The Future of the Dollar” in Foreign Affairs
- “A Churchill ‘Quote’ That U.S. Politicians Will Never Surrender” from NPR
- “Zuckerberg says employees moving out of Silicon Valley may face pay cuts” from CNBC
- “New York Times’ style guide substitutions for ‘the president lied‘ ” in McSweeney’s
- Kai’s dogs.
- ” ‘We’ve never seen this’: wildlife thrives in closed US national parks” in The Guardian
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