[ExI] schools, was: RE: Even India and Haiti do it better

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Fri May 8 18:00:58 UTC 2020

On Fri, May 8, 2020 at 10:48 AM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> My suggestion is to stop all public mass transit, all buses, taxis,
> trains, subways, everything.  Then, everyone else goes back to work and
> business.  I know that still leaves a lot of people out of work and out of
> luck.  I get that.  I don’t have all the answers.  But I have that one:
> public transit is the bad guy here, or certainly one of the very worst.
> Governors do have the authority to close subways and buses.

And then give unemployment compensation to those who self-certify that they
needed mass transit to get to work?  (Which is often technically false -
one *can* use taxis and other such services, just more expensively such
that one can't pay other bills.  The questions and legal thresholds usually
leave off or discourage consideration of "while also paying all my other
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