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Lock Downs Are Not the Solution to Global Warming

First, it was “global warming”, then “climate change”, “global heating”, “climate crisis”. Now Vox proclaims that “Back to normal” puts us back on the path to climate catastrophe. The constant ratcheting up of the terminology makes the media look like … Continue reading

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A Libertarian Perspective on Covid-19

There is a vast spectrum of opinion on Covid-19 and the SARS2 corona virus. One end believes that governments should declare martial law and forcefully lock down their people, in the extreme, extending such lock-downs indefinitely to prevent climate change. … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and Climate Change Are Not Comparable

Aaron Wherry writes for CBC news that the climate crisis is still a massive threat — even in the middle of a pandemic. The profound and urgent threat of climate change still hangs over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government — quite … Continue reading

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Who Will Have Access to the Coronavirus Vaccine?

The Guardian asks How will the world’s poorest people get a coronavirus vaccine? What are they suggesting? Vaccines for Covid-19 are coming. Billions of dollars are flowing in, over 100 efforts are under way, and at least 13 leading candidates are already … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Canadian Health Care

The CBC has a new opinion piece by Dr. Anca Matei that posits that COVID-19 exposes truth of globalization – wealth does not always equal health. I’m going to examine the proposition and her reasoning. The importance of public health … Continue reading

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The Guardian Smears Libertarians for Wanting Freedom

The Guardian is claiming that the ‘libertarian right’ plans to profit from the pandemic. Is this another left wing smear of libertarians? When coronavirus crept across the world in early February, talk of how different nations were dealing with the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Corporate Welfare

I find myself agreeing with much in the Guardian’s article “Airlines and oil giants are on the brink. No government should offer them a lifeline“, but for completely different reasons from its author. Do Not Resuscitate. This tag should be … Continue reading

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Socialist Warns Curing Covid-19 is Evil

I’m going to comment on the Guardian article We’re desperate for a coronavirus cure, but at what cost to the human guinea pigs?, which attacks capitalism for its uncaring approach to medical research. Last week, in Oxford, the first volunteers … Continue reading

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Is the Climate Crisis as Urgent as Covid-19?

Far left UK Labour politician Owen Jones, writing in the Guardian, asks Why don’t we treat the climate crisis with the same urgency as coronavirus? Does he really not understand the difference between urgency and importance? Clearly, dealing with Covid-19 … Continue reading

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