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I’m going to need some family distancing.

Can’t wait to see the culture that comes out of people cooped up like this. (pic unrelated)

My friend @alexqgb@twitter.com told me a bedtime story last night, and I haven’t slept so well in a long time. 👇 🧵

RT @alexqgb@twitter.com

@beaucronin@twitter.com @alexismadrigal@twitter.com I'm already convinced this is the end of the Neoliberal era. 1980-2020, RIP

There's even a Hollywood-perfect arc to these four decades.

Story opens with the Reagan / Thatcher revolution, and the unleashing of markets on society.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/alexqgb/status/123

literal lol

RT @BaileyCarlin@twitter.com

I have been informed by a relative who is a middle school teacher that students are now referring to coronavirus as the “boomer remover”

🐦🔗: twitter.com/BaileyCarlin/statu

Just had the call with my mom where I explained that I don’t want our daughters to kill her.

Those of means and privilege - Put your own oxygen mask on first. Then help your loved ones.

Then think about what you can do to help keep others breathing. And eating. And laughing.

You know who's on the front lines today? Grocery checkout clerks.

The woman who rang us up at Berkeley Bowl just now said people are tense, angry, and scared. We were her "best ones today" - and I'm a grump.

We need to reach out emotionally even as we withdraw physically.

My wife, with compassion and patience, reminds me that I need to up my self-care game.

It is fascinating that - under any scenario - we will look back from the end of the month as changed people. Hello, April Beau! Sending you good vibes!

RT @amandamull@twitter.com

feel like every social circle right now has someone who has read all the coronavirus news out of China and Korea and Italy and knows what's coming and they're in charge of gently explaining things to all their friends who heard "a bad flu" three weeks ago and checked out

🐦🔗: twitter.com/amandamull/status/

Rly? I don't think so. I think we're seeing light speed reckoning with a very tough situation, with people realizing that a traditional source of stability and aid is AWOL and adapting to respond with the considerable means at hand.

Take your collapse frame into your fear cave.

RT @dwallacewells@twitter.com

What we are seeing right now is the collapse of civic authority and public trust at what is only the beginning of what will be a protracted crisis.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/dwallacewells/stat

Not least because of what the cultural signal carried by doing so. Lots of people just got their first real message that this is a Big Deal.

RT @JakeAnbinder@twitter.com

the sports cancellations are going to save a lot of lives

🐦🔗: twitter.com/JakeAnbinder/statu

Folks in my patch of the internet noting that most people have little feel for exponential growth, and hope Covid is a learning moment.

But what I really want people to absorb is the power of feedback to bend any curve. Let's approach climate like South Korea took on the virus.

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RT @beaucronin@twitter.com

I want to bottle this exact moment, when we realize we have agency. Regardless of how we use it, we have this choice now.

Because, though it's harder to see, we have the same agency in the climate crisis. It will require actions that *feel* weird, but we must do them- and we can

🐦🔗: twitter.com/beaucronin/status/

What idiot named it Hand Sanitizer and not Hanitizer?

I want to bottle this exact moment, when we realize we have agency. Regardless of how we use it, we have this choice now.

Because, though it's harder to see, we have the same agency in the climate crisis. It will require actions that *feel* weird, but we must do them- and we can

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