The drop in the unemployment rate last month to 7.9% from 8.4% was more the result of people dropping out of the labor force — or giving up looking for work — than it was people finding jobs.
There are currently more confirmed cases of corona virus in the White House than in New Zealand, Taiwan & Vietnam COMBINED. #SoMuchWinning
— Tom Morello (@tmorello) October 4, 2020
Schadenfreude, a German loanword that came into English in the mid-19th century, means the experience of pleasure or or self-satisfaction that comes from learning of or witnessing the troubles and failures of another.
This seems like a good time to point out that dexamethasone can cause agitation, paranoia, mania and even psychosis. For real. https://t.co/TvxkMmfmw9
— David Juurlink (@DavidJuurlink) October 4, 2020
Notre Dame’s President Went Unmasked at White House, Then Tested Positive. Now He’s Under Fire. Chronicle of Higher Eduction
Trump fraud, not voter fraud
Mail found in Greenville ditch did not include any Wisconsin ballots Milwaukee Sentinel
Is Capitalism a Disease? Richard Levins – from Monthly Review, Sept. 1, 2000
The growing gap between rich and poor make many technical advances irrelevant to most of the world’s people. Public health authorities were caught by surprise by the emergence of new diseases and the reappearance of diseases believed to be eradicated. In the 1970s, it was common to hear that infectious disease as an area of research was dying. In principle, infection had been licked; the health problems of the future would be degenerative diseases, problems of aging and chronic diseases. We now know this was a monumental error. The public health establishment was caught short by the return of malaria, cholera, tuberculosis, dengue, and other classical diseases. But it was also surprised by the appearance of apparently new infectious diseases: the most threatening of which is AIDS, but also Legionnaire’s disease, Ebola virus, toxic shock syndrome, multiple drug resistant tuberculosi, and many others. Not only was infectious disease not on the way out, but old diseases have come back with increased virulence and totally new ones have emerged.
Ex-Twitter CEO says selfish capitalists will be ‘shot in the revolution’ NYPost – note to headline writer, there are only selfish capitalists
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