Monthly Archives: April 2020

A Death Sentence For Meatpackers – OpEd

By Jill Richardson* Meat processing plants are high risk for spreading COVID-19, and many are shutting down. Animals due for processing have nowhere to go, and they are being culled. Workers there … Source: A Death Sentence For Meatpackers – OpEd

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Double whammy: Coronavirus and price crash hit US oil states – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Last August, a New Mexico finance committee warned that an unexpected drop in oil prices “would send the state’s energy revenues into a tailspin.” But even their worst-case scenario didn’t look this bad. Source: Double whammy: Coronavirus and price crash … Continue reading

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Post-Corona Stress Disorder: A Likelihood – OpEd

A likely scenario that is to follow the ending of the COVID-19 is the incredible stress that people in large numbers might go through on a global scale, symptoms of which can already be seen in the… Source: Post-Corona Stress … Continue reading

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After The Plague – OpEd

The post-capitalist world that may await us, should we delay resurrection of our ordinarily functioning society, may not at all be to our liking. We are in the process of ruining ourselves for a ge… Source: After The Plague – … Continue reading

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South Korea Reports 91 Recovered COVID-19 Patients Test Positive Again

South Korean officials on Friday, April 10 reported 91 patients thought cleared of the new coronavirus had tested positive again, Reuters reports. Jeong Eun-kyeong, director of the Korea Centers fo… Source: South Korea Reports 91 Recovered COVID-19 Patients Test Positive Again

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It’s Hardly Shocking The Navy Fired A Commander For Warning Of Coronavirus Threat: It’s Part Of A Pattern – OpEd

In dismissing the commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, the Navy once again punished the messenger, a frontline leader brave enough to tell the unvarnished truth to superiors about a threat to h… Source: It’s Hardly Shocking The Navy Fired … Continue reading

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Robots to the Rescue: How They Can Help During Coronavirus (and Future Pandemics)

The key areas where robots could help are clinical care, logistics, and reconnaissance, as well as keeping the economy going by standing in for humans. Source: Robots to the Rescue: How They Can Help During Coronavirus (and Future Pandemics)

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