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About michelleclarke2015

Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for Irishhealth.com 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.

Apocalypse never: what coronavirus teaches us about doomsday denial – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Even when the impacts of the apocalypse are overwhelmingly visible, people will still try to deny the reality. Source: Apocalypse never: what coronavirus teaches us about doomsday denial – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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Suicide: History written over a decade ago: “Deaths of Despair” …

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Will the WHO call for an international investigation into the coronavirus’s origins? – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The World Health Organization’s governing body will meet this week. Will WHO representatives call for an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, as Australia and other countries are calling for? If so, what should that inquiry look like? … Continue reading

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Kim Jong Un is still alive. What about peace with North Korea? – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Peace with North Korea is often dismissed as unrealistic in Washington. But there’s a growing constituency that thinks there is no other way forward. Source: Kim Jong Un is still alive. What about peace with North Korea? – Bulletin of … Continue reading

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When to reopen the economy during the coronavirus pandemic? South Korea’s got a plan and the numbers to back it up – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

South Korea and the United States both logged their first cases of the novel coronavirus on the same January day. Now they stand in very different positions as they eye how to reopen their economies. Source: When to reopen the … Continue reading

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Natural spillover or research lab leak? Why a credible investigation is needed to determine the origin of the coronavirus pandemic – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Could the COVID-19 pandemic have started with a lab accident? While the matter has become heavily politicized, a credible investigation could help clear things up. Source: Natural spillover or research lab leak? Why a credible investigation is needed to determine … Continue reading

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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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