How Delaware Became the World’s Biggest Offshore Haven Foreign Policy
Far from being the sole appanage of religious narratives, the concept of the Apocalypse has been adopted by mainstream culture. In 1995 already, philosopher and semiotician Umberto Ecosaid: «Everyone plays with the ghost of the Apocalypse and at the same time exorcises it. The thought of the end of time is today more common in the secular world than in the Christian one.” The Apocalypse has thus become a concept through which we conceptualise our anxieties about existential threats and about the future in general.
Benjamin C. Carpenter (St. Thomas), A Letter to Students on the Meaning of Work and Professional Formation, 17 U. St. Thomas L.J. ___ (2021):
Mask Wearing Cuts New Covid-19 Cases By 53%—It’s The Best Public Health Measure Against The Virus, Study Finds Forbes. The study: Effectiveness of public health measures in reducing the incidence of covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and covid-19 mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis BMJ
Can a Vastly Bigger National-Service Program Bring the Country Back Together? New Yorker . It is a given that children of the 1% will not participate.
Corporations are using inflation as an excuse to raise prices and make fatter profits — and it’s making the problem worse Business Insider Quelle surprise!
An Inflated Sense of Inflation (w/ Stephanie Kelton) Michael Moore
CVS closing hundreds of its drugstores over the next 3 years New York Post “Drug store deserts?”. Moi: Drugstores started thinking they could compete with grocery stores and that led to bigger footprints. I hazard they went too far in that direction.
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