Hundreds of billions of bucks for arms, nothing for hospital beds, medical tests, masks and ventilators:

We Have Met the Enemy and It’s a Tiny Virus

  4/1 Update:  According to latest reports, a week after the initial infection of one crewmember on the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, there are now 93 members of the ship’s crew who test positive to the COVID-19 virus suggesting that the navy’s carriers are like petri dishes for spread of an epidemic. The New …

US at a critical juncture:

Facing Two Epidemics, Covid-19 and Soaring Joblessness

  (This article was written for and initially published at RT.com) The Senate and the White House have finally managed to negotiate a record $2-trillion stimulus aid package to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak. But the money may well be too little too late. Once approved, the bill will go to the …

We need action on free test availability and free treatment for the uninsured

No Time for Half Measures as Coronavirus Pandemic Worsens Dramatically

In a country with such poor health care access,  poor labor laws and poor national leadership, simply hoping for the best is a recipe for disaster This article is being jointly published by Tarbell.org and ThisCantBeHappening.net.   For the full article, please go to: https://tarbell.org/2020/03/hoping-for-the-best-is-a-recipe-for-disaster/   The World Health Organization last than a week ago finally …

It’s coming so stay calm but get ready!:

COVID 19 Could Kill at the Same Rate as the 1918 Flu, But There Are Ways to Protect Yourself and Others

By Kris Neuhaus, MD, MPH If you’re like me, you probably take advice from experts with the proverbial “grain of salt”. That is just part of our midwestern heritage. As often as not, the warnings turn out to be over-blown, or at least seem to be when viewed from the rear window. Think Y2K bug, …