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Conservatives Wanted to Kill the Federal Government. They Succeeded.

If nothing else, the Covid-19 crisis has made glaringly plain just how hollow America’s claims to being the “best country in the world” have become. We now have a federal government that has gone from outright denial and misinformation to floundering incompetence, directed by a president who still won’t declare a national stay-at-home order to slow a pandemic that by… 975 palabras más


It's Official: CDC Recommends Public Wear Face Masks

Stresses use of cloth coverings, not medical grade, for ordinary people.

The CDC is now recommending that everyone should wear a cloth face covering when out in public places to protect others in case they are unknowingly infected with the virus. 452 palabras más

Health Policy

Six Feet Apart

I’ve been hesitating on writing about this for a while, but I’ve been thinking about this collective traumatic experience we are all going through as the COVID-19 pandemic ensues. 902 palabras más

Mental Health

Coronavirus and the Looming Corporate Debt Crisis. An Austrian Interpretation.

The Covid-19 is taking its toll on the global economy. Across the world supply chains have been disrupted as businesses lock down and governments flounder about to redirect resources towards the healthcare sector. 1.023 palabras más

The Obesity Crisis

The Obesity Crisis

Obesity is common, serious, and costly. The prevalence of obesity was 39.8 and affected about 93.3 million of US adults in 2015~2016. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer that are some of the leading causes of preventable, premature death. 321 palabras más


Environmentalism - A Straw for the Drowning Man

The power of nature is not unknown to anyone today. It could be challenged, tested, controlled, tamed; but only to a certain extent. We, collectively as the human society, have always been testing this extent – the limits of manipulating nature, its elements and forces, to benefit our societies. 660 palabras más