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BizReport: “The granddaddy of digital marketing – email – is getting renewed interest from several sectors. That is a key takeaway from new LiveIntent data. Their researchers are linking this renewed interest in upcoming changes in data collection, usage, and storage that make it more important than ever for businesses to own first-party data.”

FT: “Proponents of mRNA argue that combating Covid-19 is just the start and that its wider adoption heralds a revolution in modern medicine. Cures for some forms of cancer are among several areas being explored. Pharmaceutical companies are now turning their attention to the power of mRNA to tackle a range of illnesses from flu to heart disease and HIV. Very early vaccine trials are also under way for the Zika virus, yellow fever and rare diseases such as methylmalonic acidemia, where the body is unable to break down proteins.”

Donald Boudreaux: “Deficit financing – by enabling people today to free-ride on people tomorrow – allows government to expand its size and reach beyond that which would be obtained if government were required to fund all of its current expenses out of current revenues, with no opportunity for deficit financing. In short, deficit financing paves a path for the unwarranted and wasteful expansion of government activity. Only someone who is convinced that government will undertake only economically worthwhile projects regardless of the means of financing – or someone who doesn’t understand economics – can look favorably upon deficit financing by government.”

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Rajesh Jain

An Entrepreneur based in Mumbai, India.

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