Arnon Grunberg



On sex and children – Harper’s index:

‘Portion of single Americans who have had sex since the coronavirus pandemic began
January 2021 • Source: Match (Dallas)
Portion of those single Americans whose sexual partner was a roommate with whom they were not in a relationship
January 2021 • Source: Match (Dallas)
Percentage of users on Hinge, a dating app, who would enter an exclusive relationship with someone they had only met virtually
January 2021 • Source: Hinge (NYC)
Estimated percentage of weddings planned for a date between March and August last year that were rescheduled
January 2021 • Source: The Knot Worldwide (Washington)
That were canceled entirely
January 2021 • Source: The Knot Worldwide (Washington)
Estimated value of loans taken out by U.S. couples for canceled 2020 weddings
January 2021 • Source: Loanry (Newport Beach, Calif.)
Amount of money that Singapore is offering couples who have a baby during the pandemic
January 2021 • Source: Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore
Portion of pregnant women with COVID-19 whose symptoms last for more than two months
January 2021 • Source: Yalda Afshar, University of California, Los Angeles
Number of children the Trump Administration separated from their parents at the border whose parents have yet to be located
January 2021 • Source: ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project (NYC)
Estimated portion of those parents who have been deported without their children

Read it here.

Without jumping to conclusions, the wedding industry is alive and kicking.

The wedding industry is also the closest thing we have to potlatch.

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