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Amid a Pandemic, a Health Care Algorithm Shows Promise and Peril

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 27/05/2021 - 11:55pm in

A private health data service/vendor has developed a triage algo in a rapid and non-transparent manner. Why aren't more doctors concerned?

Why Biden Is Not a Transformational President

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 26/05/2021 - 2:18pm in

Biden is not living up to his PR. The implications are significant, given the need for significant change.

Michael Hudson: Why Biden Won’t Cancel Student Debt

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 25/05/2021 - 11:55pm in

Michael Hudson gives a hard look at the typical excuses for not cancelling student debt and finds them wanting.

West’s Selective Support for Press Freedom: Only in Countries We Don’t Like

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 25/05/2021 - 7:30pm in

Belarus is a bad actor in forcing a passenger jet to land so it could seize a prominent dissident/journalist. But who wrote this playbook?

Despite Federal Moratorium, Eviction Rates Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 25/05/2021 - 3:40pm in

The eviction process is restarting, even when it is premature under the law. What will the collateral damage be?

Crypto Crackdown: Only the Beginning?

If you think the officialdom is getting tough with crypto, there's even more they can do to tighten the screws.

The War That Israel Lost

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 22/05/2021 - 6:45pm in

Tactically, Israel has the better military, but strategically, they are losing international legitimacy.

Charging Indians for COVID Vaccines is Bad, Letting Vaccine Producers Charge What They Like is Unconscionable

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 20/05/2021 - 7:55pm in

India's vaccine policy has opened the flood gates for a vulgar form of predatory capitalism to take the stage amid a raging human tragedy.

An Indictment of US Covid Policy

How US Covid policy is producing far more deaths and disability here and around the world than necessary.