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May 1, 2020

Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic

In my lifetime, there was another deadly flu epidemic in the United States. The flu spread from Hong Kong to…

April 28, 2020

“I’ve Lost Faith in Humanity”: The Psychological Toll of the Lockdown

We have heretofore lived our lives with the presumption that we possess the inalienable right to choose. We are self-governors,…

April 24, 2020

There Will Be Blowback, In Mostly Good Ways

Two months ago, it had been mandatory in my local grocery to use only shopping bags brought from home. Plastic…

April 24, 2020

An Egregious Statistical Horror Story Suffused with Incense and Lugubrious Accents

With the latest reports of plummeting death rates from all causes, this crisis is over. The pandemic of doom erupted…

April 24, 2020

The World Will Backlash, In Mostly Good Ways

Two months ago, it had been mandatory in my local grocery to use only shopping bags brought from home. Plastic…

April 19, 2020

That Time Jesus Was Quarantined

Most of us didn’t realize, until very recently, what a remarkable stain is put upon a person (or whole people)…

April 16, 2020

Well, That Unraveled Fast

Thinking back to February 28, 2020, and the New England Journal of Medicine. It published an article called “Covid-19 —…

April 15, 2020

Virtual Seminars on the World Crisis (Video)

I’ve been busy almost daily with talks on the continuing crisis in our economic lives. There is so much to…

April 10, 2020

Why Is This Texas Hospital Furloughing Nurses?

If you watch the national news, you hear nonstop and correct reports of crowded hospitals and morgues, exhausted overworked doctors…

April 8, 2020

Our Ten Days that Shook the World

Jack Reed, the American communist who was buried in the Kremlin, is the author of the extremely exciting book Ten…