Tag Archives: Public Health

Economic effect of coronavirus could be revolutionary

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: Intrepid Report Coronavirus and globalism will teach us vital lessons. The question is whether we can learn vital lessons that do not serve the ruling interest groups and ideologies. Coronavirus will teach us that a … Continue reading

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A fiasco in the making? As the coronavirus pandemic takes hold, we are making decisions without reliable data

By John P.A. Ioannidis Source: Stat News The current coronavirus disease, Covid-19, has been called a once-in-a-century pandemic. But it may also be a once-in-a-century evidence fiasco. At a time when everyone needs better information, from disease modelers and governments … Continue reading

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Coronavirus reminds us we are organisms in an environment

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience A close friend of mine, a professor of English literature, has been researching American philosopher John Dewey, whose book Quest for Certainty captivated me so much many years ago that I read it again right … Continue reading

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The Economic Cataclysm Ahead

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The economic storm hasn’t passed; the false calm is only the eye of the financial hurricane. To understand the economic cataclysm ahead, do the math. Those expecting the Covid-19 pandemic to leave … Continue reading

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Why this Draconian Response to COVID-19?

By Jeffrey A. Tucker Source: Activist Post Imagine if you are the organizer of a major arts and tech event that attracts a quarter-million attendees. One week out from the conference, the mayor cancels your event. Your event is not … Continue reading

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‘What More Do You Need to Know?’ Health Insurance Stocks Drive Wall Street Rebound on Biden Super Tuesday Wins

“Biden is the preferred candidate for the financial markets.” By Eoin Higgins Source: CommonDreams Health insurance industry stocks surged Wednesday morning in the wake of former Vice President Joe Biden’s strong showing in the Democratic presidential primary’s Super Tuesday contests, … Continue reading

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How Surveillance and Propaganda Work in ‘the Free World’

By Brian Cloughly Source: Strategic Culture Foundation A Bloomberg report of October 22 was concise and uncompromising in declaring Russia to be a surveillance state. Harking back to the good old days of the Cold War, as is increasingly the … Continue reading

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The political logic of the junk food revolution

By Jonathan Cook Source: TruePublica Here is an article on food whose political implications are really worth considering. We already know that people in western societies, particularly the US and UK, are eating far too much junk food, and that this leads … Continue reading

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