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Are we heading for a post-pandemic ‘Roaring 2020s,’ with parties and excess, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Monday

Are we heading for a post-pandemic ‘Roaring 2020s,’ with parties and excess?

Nevertheless, scientists predict that after many more Americans are vaccinated, society might resemble what followed in the aftermath of the 1918 influenza pandemic, a decade known as the Roaring Twenties, an age striking in its excesses. There were flappers, jazz-age partying, Prohibition (and the flouting of it), working women (with their newly won right to vote), flourishing cities, sexual freedom and gangsters, all fueled by a booming economy.

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