“For the world’s best-known corporate-management consultants, helping tackle the pandemic has been a bonanza. It’s not clear what the government has gotten in return.” ProPublica: How McKinsey Is Making $100 Million (and Counting) Advising on the Government’s Bumbling Coronavirus Response.

+ Vice: Coronavirus Has Only Made the Mafia Stronger. (I’m not implying an connection between these stories, I’m just running out of space.)