Opinion | Life here in Britain is largely returning to normal, highlighting Trump’s failures in America.
The comparison underscores a depressing lesson.
Opinion by Brian Klaas
Washington Post opinion: The U.S. could learn from France’s response to covid-19.
It's time to follow Europe.
By Timothy Searchinger
Donald Trump rushed to reopen America – now Covid is closing in on him | Robert Reich
The president trumpets jobs figures built on thin ice but does nothing to protect those about to lose their health and homes.
It shouldn't take a deadly pandemic to make it painfully obvious that tying health care to employment and then firing people who get sick is a terrible system.
Amazing. Quantum background noise can alter the position of a macro-sized object, in this case a 40 kilogram mirror at LIGO. This means that quantum randomness can affect human-scale phenomena. Holy Schrodinger!
Opinion | Welcome to the United States of ‘Idiocracy’
This toxic idiocy is getting people killed.
This mansion is about 1/4 of a mile from my apartment. Lots of "keep out" signs on the street that leads into that neighborhood. I guess they really mean it. Not a good look.
Trump retweets video of white St Louis couple pointing guns at protesters.
Clip shows man and woman pointing weapons at people staging protest against US city’s mayor.
Stop comparing Trump to the infamous racist George Wallace. It's unfair to Wallace | Samuel G Freedman
Trump resembles the segregationist Alabama governor who ran for president. But at least Wallace turned out to have a conscience.
Coronavirus: more than a dozen US states see record high of new cases
Fourteen states and Puerto Rico see highest seven-day average of new infections, as restrictions to slow the spread are being relaxed
If you want real change, don't try to 'reform' the police. De-fund them | Alex S Vitale
Bias training, body cameras, community dialogues – Minneapolis has tried them all. We need a better response
The answer to police violence is not 'reform'. It's defunding. Here's why
Why we might not get a coronavirus vaccine...
Politicians have become more cautious about immunisation prospects. They are right to be.
And here's another recent essay I wrote with several decades of citations regarding Trump's sadistic pleasure in watching people die and profiting off destruction https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-the-plague-of-donald-trump/
This article puts things into perspective.
"The world is agog as Pres. Trump flails over pandemic, despite his claims that the US leads the way.
The president’s outlandish behavior as Americans suffer has inspired horror and confusion while alienating allies."
In short, Pres.Trump's response has been ptitful.
Common sense about when to ease pandemic precautions: Six flaws in the arguments for reopening https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/05/10/six-flaws-arguments-reopening/
A Kayleigh McEnany (Trump's presser) quote gives away the game.
The Trump White House has DAILY testing and tracing that's needed to keep people safe. But Pres.Trump is not helping the rest of the US get tested. Wouldn't you like the luxury of on demand testing?
Strong words from Dana Milbank:
Other countries are winning against the virus. The US is quitting.
Following Pres.Trump's dismal lead, the United States plays the loser.
This article made sense to me with respect to coronavirus testing in the US:
It's time to stop coming up with reasons not to test and to start coming up with a national strategy.
I found this video to be a clear explanation why different countries have seen dramatically different results during the pandemic. It is almost entirely due to what they did or didn't do, and when they did or didn't do it.:
Why South Korea's coronavirus curve looks different from the rest of the world - Business Insider
The people that Pres. Trump promotes to high positions are almost as terrifying as Pres. Trump himself. Peter Navarro is a self proclaimed, well documented, liar.
Peter Navarro: what Trump's Covid-19 tsar lacks in expertise, he makes up.
Orthwein Endowed Professor for Lifelong Learning in the Sciences, College of Education; Dept. of Math and Computer Science, University of Missouri - St. Louis
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