Times are good. Doomsaying is worse than ever.
2020 was the worst of times. It was also the worst of times.
See, I promised that this newsletter is for English majors.
The pandemic lockdowns ground the global economy into crisis. Tens of millions of people lost their jobs. Huge companies went bankrupt: J. Crew, J.C. Penney, Brooks Brothers. Le Pain Quotidien. Chuck E. Cheese.
Oh, but that’s just a start.
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