Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

COVID-19 further exposes inequalities in the global financial system

With a greater public awareness of soaring inequality within countries, it is also important to recognize the deep imbalances across the global financial system.

World AIDS Day is grim reminder of an ongoing epidemic, with...

“World AIDS Day Is a Grim Reminder That We Have [Many Pandemics] Going On.”

Over 130 Secret Service officers in isolation due to COVID outbreak

One government official stated that the agency is backtracing to determine whether most of the infections took place during Trump’s campaign rallies or at the White House.

President-elect Biden’s new COVID-19 task force gives the US a fresh...

Will there be a cohesive message from the top?

How immigrant communities are confronting COVID challenges

"With Caribbean people in general, we have a way of adapting to situations [that] we’re put into to make the most out of them.”

A right-wing think tank is behind the controversial Great Barrington declaration...

“Never in the history of public health has herd immunity been used as a strategy for responding to an outbreak, let alone a pandemic."

In rural America, resentment over COVID-19 shutdowns is colliding with rising...

The early compassionate and cohesive community responses to COVID-19 quickly gave way to growing anger and compliance fatigue.

With COVID-19 rife among VP staffers, Democrats says Pence presiding over...

"Nothing about your presence in the Senate tomorrow can be considered essential."

Universal mask-wearing would save nearly 130,000 lives by spring 2021, study...

The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.

The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Personal interview: Professor Mark Skidmore What are the Prospects for Peace?

Mark Skidmore talks about how the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.