Science & Society
- Alternet And The Anti-Vaccine Movement
Given the political demographic of the webzine Alternet and its anti-science mentality, it's not a huge surprise that its contributors are in common cause with the Russians and others who are merchants of doubt about American science and medicine. Wha ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 24 2020 - 1:48pm
- Coronavirus And World Economics: Cause For Optimism
Stock markets are rebounding on the back of the newly agreed US$2 trillion American fiscal stimulus plan. It comes after a week that was the worst in history for the Dow and many others around the world. My impression is that the unfolding global recessio ...
Article - The Conversation - Mar 26 2020 - 10:38am
- China's Government Lies: Tiananmen Square and Mao's Great Leap
Donald Trump has been roundly criticized for calling the virus that causes Covid-19 a "Chinese virus" it has been said that using a term invented by Chinese state media the "Wuhan Virus" is also racist. He is trying to rebut the prop ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Mar 27 2020 - 8:57am
- Tired Of Netflix? Escape Corona By Remote Partying, Workout Classes, And Gaming!
Being shut in can drive people crazy. Much of the world is or will be under some degree of quarantine, lockdown, shelter in place or social distancing. Communicating only remotely and in ways that are often sterile and without interaction. In places lik ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Apr 1 2020 - 3:48pm
- Covid-19 Hasn't Closed Your College? Blame The Politicians For Whom Graduation Rates, Optics Matter More Than Lives. UPDATED
C ovid-19 kills young people at a lower rate they are not immune. The people who run the college, your professors, deans, staff, secretaries, police, range in age from as young as you up to elderly. If nothing at all is done, then your school would expe ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Apr 2 2020 - 10:34pm
- Creating A Black Middle Class Covid-19 Hot Spot And The Complex Role Of Racism In America. OPINION
My tiny mostly Black suburb of Chicago has 446.7 cases of Covid-19 per hundred thousand. A very disproportionate number of Covid-19 deaths have been of Black people. Deeply ingrained structural and cultural anti-Blackness has meant that Black people oft ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Apr 6 2020 - 11:49pm
- What '5G Causes Coronavirus' Claims Share With Anti-Ag, Anti-Vax, And Anti-Natural Gas Movements- Russia
It's long been hiding in plain sight that Russia funnels money to activist groups in the U.S. that will help their causes. Russia's top two exports are food and energy so it was no surprise when activists began to claim that hydraulic fracturing ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 10 2020 - 8:14am
- Coronavirus Causing Conference Cancellations Or A Futuristic Online Life.
T he American Physical Society’s April 2020 meeting is being held as an online event this year due to concerns over Covid-19. This is also true for school and for many people work. Many workers do work which is essential and which cannot be done remotely, ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Apr 18 2020 - 9:06am
- FDA Is Providing 'Relief' From Food Label Bureaucracy During COVID-19, So How Important Is It?
Many people have recently discovered that the U.S. CDC is actually not that useful. For some, it came when CDC refused to send hospitals coronavirus tests until they proved to CDC their patients had coronavirus. Then, when the Trump administration forced t ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 22 2020 - 12:31pm
- Did You Get Fat From The Air You Breathe Or The Pizza You Inhale?
You may have heard of the Freshman 15; the weight gain some college students experience their first year, when they have unlimited dining at the university cafeteria. Coronavirus may leave behind a new pandemic when people emerge from their homes and disco ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 28 2020 - 8:41am