Wolfers: Postpone Thanksgiving to save lives

November 19, 2020 New York Times

"Let’s postpone Thanksgiving until May 27. By then Americans should have a lot more to be thankful for, including the likely availability of at least two highly effective vaccines, perhaps the freedom to get together with friends and possibly the end of the current economic slump," said Wolfers. "The point is that when there are solid reasons for expecting greater safety just over the horizon, there’s an even larger benefit to being careful now, because that will ensure that you and your family live to enjoy those better days."

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