Posts Tagged “china”

The politics of diseases, Coronavirus versus the Swine Flu

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The politics of diseases, Coronavirus versus the Swine Flu

The politics of diseases, Coronavirus versus the Swine Flu When you look at how the news media covered the Swine Flu in 2009 and President Obama’s seven month long response before declaring it a national emergency, and their coverage of President Trump and his two month response to the coronavirus, you can see how political…

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Fear and dread in the USA

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Fear and dread in the USA

Fear and dread in the USA Coronavirus is now all we think and talk about  By Steve Metsch “It’s the end of the world as we know it It’s the end of the world as we know it” – R.E.M. That song, released in 1997, was playing in my head this morning when I strolled…

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Second Illinois 2019 Novel Corona Virus Case Identified

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Second Illinois 2019 Novel Corona Virus Case Identified

Second Illinois 2019 Novel Corona Virus Case Identified A second are of the Corona Virus has been identified in Illinois, but state officials said that the risk to general public in Illinois remains low. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), and Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), along with…

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction Two issues continue to bother me. The first is the imbalance and lack of justice in the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, and the lack of attention to the criminal behavior of the victim Laquan McDonald. The second is the increasing amount…

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