Today is Saturday, December 26th. Boxing Day.
We’ve been deprecated! Boston is no longer in the top ten largest metro areas.
The BREXIT trade deal is (almost) done. It could have gone much worse for the UK, which didn’t hold many cards. The agreement gives Britain special status as a trade partner with the EU, which will benefit both sides. Northern Ireland will be considered part of the EU customs area so there will be no hard border reinstated. But fishing could be an issue as quotas are still being worked out “fish by fish”.
Maybe we have the Neanderthals to blame for Covid.
And if you’re looking for a new podcast, The Guardian rates twenty good ones from 2020.