In sickness and in health

We have the plague so we celebrate every day

From the panic hoarding to the Trump malfeasance to the slow grim advance of the bugs themselves, COVID-19 has been such a fascinating artifact of what tyros like me have come to call Late Capitalism — and there are many worthwhile accounts as to why, the best of which I suppose is Pareene’s — that I’ve hardly had headspace to actually be afraid of it.

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