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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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