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The YOLOers vs. Distancers Feud Is Tearing Us Apart

On Aug 18, 2020
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Covid-19 has given rise to a new blood feud—and the two camps are increasingly blaming each other for everything the pandemic has wrought.

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On Aug 18, 2020
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Opinion from @jonst0kes: "The online “filter bubble” has moved into the offline world, and the resulting fragmentation is threatening to tear our country apart." https://t.co/x1CFzYc9AC
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The YOLOers vs. Distancers Feud Is Tearing Us Apart

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