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Bob Dylan Brings Links Between JFK Assassination And Coronavirus Into Stark Relief

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Aniko Bodroghkozy, University of Virginia

Over the past few weeks, the coronavirus has turned the country's cultural spigot off, with sports suspended, museums closed and movies postponed.

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A Journal Of The Plague

by Surly1, Doomstead Diner

The Latest Week in Doom 05 April 2020

"The taverns are fair full of gadabouts making merry this eve. Though I may press my face against the window like an urchin at a confectioner's, I am tempted not by the sweetmeats within. A dram in exchange for the pox is an ill bargain indeed."

. . . -- Samuel Pepys, 1665


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The Federal Reserve Picks Up The Tab

by Ellen Brown, Web of Debt

Was the Fed Just Nationalized?

Did Congress just nationalize the Fed? No. But the door to that result has been cracked open.

Mainstream politicians have long insisted that Medicare for all, a universal basic income, student debt relief and a slew of other much-needed public programs are off the table because the federal government cannot afford them. But that was before Wall Street and the stock market were driven onto life-support by a virus.


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A Strange Paradox: The Better We Manage To Contain The Coronavirus Pandemic, The Less We Will Learn From It

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Maarten Boudry, Ghent University

Every prophet of doom, unless he also happens to be a psychopath, hopes that his predictions will not be borne out.

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Gearing Up For Coronavirus Self-Defense

by Reverse Engineer, Doomstead Diner

Discuss this Video and Article at the Medicine & Health Table inside the Diner

The Coronavirus Crisis has brought with it innumerable bad outcomes and blowback, which is still expanding in scope. This has increased exponentially, just as the virus itself is spreading exponentially across the Global Population on Earth. There is not a habitable continent on the Planet COVID-19 has not reached, and at this point I doubt there is a country it is not breeding in, feasting on the plethora of Homo Sap Meat Packages walking about and driving their cars around willy-nilly.


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Stop Hemorrhaging American Jobs

Written by John Furlan

Action Needed ASAP: Pelosi, Sanders -Turn Gates, Zucman, Emanuel Op-eds Into Phase 4 Bill

Bill Gates, Gabriel Zucman, Ezekiel Emanuel have given key suggestions in op-eds the past four days on how to fight Covid-19 and unemployment, the two interrelated crises of the U.S. Pelosi should make their ideas (and of Zucman's co-author Emmanuel Saez) the core of a SHORT Phase 4 bill ASAP, along with suggestions and advice from governors on the front-lines, especially those in the hardest hit states, like Cuomo and Whitmer.


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COVID-19 Could Lead To An Epidemic Of Clinical Depression

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Jonathan Kanter and Katherine Manbeck, University of Washington

Isolation, social distancing and extreme changes in daily life are hard now, but the United States also needs to be prepared for what may be an epidemic of clinical depression because of COVID-19.

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Portrait Of Disaster

Written by John Lounsbury

Never before in U.S. history has there been an event as economically devastating as the unemployment surge of the last two weeks. And it is not over. We have talked with executives in several major corporations today and more than half of them are making major lay-offs and furlows today and tomorrow. They are also making many salary cuts as high as 50%. These actions will be reflected in next week's initial unemployment claims report.

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These Groups Are Among The Most Vulnerable During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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-- this post authored by Chen Reis, University of Denver and Lynn Lieberman Lawry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

How is the COVID-19 crisis impacting the most vulnerable among us?

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