Coronavirus

Do not forget how we got here

As the President’s illness is comprehensively covered and updated in frenzied, up-to-the-minute posts, I continue to wonder about the fate of all of those brown people–adults and children–who walked here. They came up through Central America and Mexico, hundreds of miles, with just the clothes on their backs and hope for the children whose hands […]

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From Vox.com: Coronavirus is not just a tragedy. It’s an opportunity to build a better world.

“Coronavirus is a great moral drama taking place before our eyes. And the script has not yet been written.” By Roge Karma  Apr 10, 2020, 7:30am EDT What are the social conditions that made us vulnerable to coronavirus?” Frank Snowden “We’ve created a different kind of world — the world of globalization. That’s very different from the age […]

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The saving trace of this COVID moment

link.medium.com/JF6x5UFxB5 “From one citizen to another, I beg of you: take a deep breath, ignore the deafening noise, and think deeply about what you want to put back into your life. This is our chance to define a new version of normal, a rare and truly sacred (yes, sacred) opportunity to get rid of the […]

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Trump reveals how to never elect another Republican again

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/30/trump-republican-party-voting-reform-coronavirus The truth emerges just as we suspected. This is about as close to admitting that Republicans have to suppress the vote and/or cheat to win as one might get short of a total admission. “The things they had in there were crazy. They had things, levels of voting that if you’d ever agreed to […]

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