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What's Going on in Europe
Portugal is weeping, Geert Wilders Says Netherlands Would Be Better Off if It Left 28-Nation Bloc, France can't compete with Germany, Merkel is pissed at Obama, Belgium is ousting Afgans. Is anybody happy?

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Re: What's Going on in Europe
Reply #1225
Russia's Little Big (of Skibidi fame) was announced for Eurovision, but now corona cancelled it.



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Re: What's Going on in Europe
Reply #1226
Wait, Russia is entering with something gay/trans/whatever?

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Reply #1227
It's the whatever, not the former things.

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Reply #1229
A matter of attitude.

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Reply #1230
The CPB[1] director says it's "practically unavoidable" that there'll be a recession.[2] But besides how worrisome that sounds, the definition of a recession is simply that the economy shrinks for two quarters straight. So it's mostly up to what happens after those two quarters whether the practical effects will actually line up with what we mean by the word.

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Reply #1231
The coronavirus is spreading ...
Take care.
The first corona death was confirmed in Estonia today (an 83 yo) and it is already reflected on this website. Keep up the good work  :up:

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Reply #1232
Der Spiegel writes some odd stuff sometimes.

https://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/dutch-exceptionalism-will-holland-s-looser-corona-policies-pay-off-a-fe2dd266-910c-4b62-9ddd-77b9189fc348#ref=rss
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Rutte's most important adviser in the corona crisis -- Jaap van Dissel, Director of the Center for Infection Control at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment -- holds views on the disease similar to his prime minister. Van Dissel explains that the virus must not be allowed to spread freely, otherwise the health system would be overwhelmed. And that herd immunity is not the goal. But he says it could become a weapon in the fight against the epidemic.

The RIVM holds views similar to Rutte? Oh yes, because as we all know Rutte has studied epidemiology and his favorite hobby is modeling SARS. What an odd way to phrase it.