Delayed Monkey Pox Response: Have We Learned Anything?
Our response to the monkeypox outbreak should be informed by what we learned from the COVID pandemic ensuring the fair distribution of vaccines and research.
How the GOP Never Gave Ray DeMonia a Chance to Survive
Two days short of his 74th birthday Ray died of a heart attack that, in and of itself, had nothing to do with Covid.
World Trade Organization Opts for Greed Over Worldwide Vaccinations
The health of all people is being sacrificed to Big Pharma profits and rich countries’ saber-rattling sanctions. Meanwhile, other countries are capable of meeting the world’s vaccine needs.
How Will Covid Affect a Generation of Young Californians?
The uneven impact of the pandemic has fallen heaviest on the most vulnerable students in the state.
Covid Deaths in the US (over 1 million) and China (about 5000)
Had China followed the same course as the US, it would have experienced at least 4 million deaths. Had the US followed China’s course it would have had only 1306 deaths total!
Living Through the Best and (Especially) Worst of Times
Here I offer my personal Covid tale, organized in three acts only because my storyteller instinct demands a beginning, middle, and end… when in truth, there is no end, not yet anyway.
Why Are So Many Latino Covid Victims Misidentified?
In a Latino Community near Chicago, too many victims of Covid are identified as white, Black, or other, a misclassification that could be costing Latinos urgently needed public health services.
The GOP Never Gave Ray DeMonia a Chance to Survive
During COVID 19, non-COVID related emergencies faced many problems and lost their lives. To know in brief, read Gave Ray DeMonia's story of survival here!
COVID Numbers Fall, Mandates Loosened at Great Cost
Mark Kreidler: In the U.S. for-profit health system, low income neighborhoods have more preexisting conditions from poor health care or lack of insurance.
How Anti-Vax Thinker Giorgio Agamben Gets It Wrong
Steven Colatrella: Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben’s attack on public health measures during Covid 19 is linked to undialectical perspectives rooted in Nietzsche, and contrasted to other thinkers like Toni Negri, Naomi Klein, and Peter Linebaugh