I think just about everyone has had their fill of masks and social distancing, and I don't mean just those claiming they're tyrannical tools of oppression. We're about to start Year 3 of this pandemic and I think most everyone is sick and tired of it. Unfortunately, even as COVID appears to be subsiding and … Continue reading Protein-Based Vaccines, Cuba & the World Fight Against COVID
Should workers support the Ottawa truckers? That's a difficult question for which I don't have an answer yet. As a union supporter, union member and socialist going back 50 years, the answer would normally be simple: Yes. This time it's not so simple. On the good side, I think the truckers are showing the power … Continue reading Should Workers Support the Ottawa Truckers?
I think Neil Young and Joni Mitchell have taken right course in pulling their music catalogs off Spotify. They did so in opposition to the vaccine misinformation being peddled by Joe Rogan on his podcast that streams on Spotify. This is not an example of cancel culture. Quite the opposite. As Young stated on his … Continue reading On Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Spotify
While I disagree, I can understand resistance to the vaccine. People are being asked to inject a substance into their bodies that isn’t formally approved yet. I get it. However reports lately suggest that hesitancy is declining in the face of this latest surge which is particularly intense in areas with low immunization. I've seen … Continue reading On the Whole Mask Brouhaha
Most of the TV interviews I've seen with Dr. Fauci and other medical authorities have been quick and truncated with lots of interruptions. Points get half made and then the interviewer rushes them onto another point before the commercial break. I found this refreshing 23-minute interview on YouTube with Dr. Fauci that allows him to … Continue reading On An Interview with Anthony Fauci