Every day I read about the ebb and flow of the Corona virus and Covid 19, mostly in liberal publications … Continue reading The end of nature
After Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil last year the destruction of the Brazilian rain forest became much worse. … Continue reading De-Forestation is Soaring in Brazil
The Covid-19 pandemic is getting scarier and scarier as it goes on. There are several reasons for this. For one … Continue reading The Covid-19 pandemic is getting scarier and scarier
A May 5, 2020 article in the American Prospect by David Dayen May titled “We Are Moving Confidently and Proudly … Continue reading Moving Confidently & Proudly Into Mass Death ?
I came across a horrifying fact about the Corona pandemic in a Nation Magazine article yesterday. This fact is maybe … Continue reading A Horrifying Fact about the Corona Pandemic
Asian countries have some of the best records for dealing effectively with the Covid-19. And Vietnam has the best Covid-19 … Continue reading Vietnam Has the Best Covid-19 Record
Book Review of “Spillover” The Book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human EpidemicDavid QuammenW. W. Norton and Company About … Continue reading Book Review of “Spillover”
The current Corona pandemic is not a one-off. It is not some isolated act-of-God or natural disaster that happens once … Continue reading The Corona Pandemic is part of something much larger
A recent article in Nature Journal says an abrupt wildlife collapse is coming soon. The researchers behind the article say … Continue reading A Wildlife Collapse is Coming Soon
Wildlife is dying everywhere. We really do seem to be in the midst of a large wildlife extinction. Except that … Continue reading Are humans destroying themselves?
History usually rolls along smoothly with not a lot happening from day to day or even year to year. But … Continue reading Sometimes history lurches
Our huge Trump problem begins with the fact that Donald Trump has a crippling mental disability. He is afflicted with … Continue reading Our Huge Trump Problem
Donald Trump has sabotaged America’s Corona-virus response. As a result the United States has never been less prepared for a … Continue reading Trump gutted public health
Laurie Garrett is a science writer who wrote the best and probably the first popular books about the coming pandemics … Continue reading She predicted the pandemic
In a time of real emergency, the Republicans are spinning the pandemic and the collapse of the economy to further … Continue reading Republicans are gaming the pandemic