Future Tense

“One of the strangest things about this pandemic is that while it’s afflicting the entire world, it’s doing so asynchronously, transforming countries into cautionary tales and object lessons, ghosts of outbreaks past, present, and yet to come.” Uri Friedman in The Atlantic: I Have Seen the Future—And It’s Not the Life We Knew. (The rest of us have seen the present, and it’s getting old.)

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