Thursdays are all about longform links on Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s linkfest including a look at how we can prepare for the next pandemic.

Quote of the Day

"Receiving a lump sum seems to provide a kind of jump start to people’s lives that the usual incremental assistance doesn’t. A lump sum is transformational and it instills in recipients a sense of empowerment, of choice and of dignity."

(David Byrne)