The Discourse Report: May 22, 2021

Are masks effective?, inflation concern, ousting Cheney could hurt the GOP, and more

Arguments

Covid

  • Here is a new study in Science that concludes masks are an effective countermeasure against Covid.

  • The study actually suggests a framing of that sort isn’t very helpful. Here’s what I mean by that. The question “Are masks effective?” is not a very helpful one, because there is tremendous variability in different environments. It’s better to…

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