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Bring Out Your Dead: Honouring Our Lost Ones

“To trouble the public mind by crying ‘epidemic’ was no light thing.” —J.H. Powell, Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, Time-Life Books, 1949 (1965 ed.) Part 1. The Sociopolitical I predict that … Continue reading

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Diary of a Plague Year Part 7

Life During Pandemic[1] Month three in lockdown and it’s time for another Justin Trudeau Moment, as he steps out like Evil Spock[2]   in a dark blue overcoat, doing his best President in the Rose Garden act. Fitting that the … Continue reading

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COVID19 lockdown policies spark civil rights concerns

With governments scrambling to contain the spread of coronavirus amid conflicting and often dubious reports of its mortality rates, civil liberties advocates are concerned that some might be going too far. This includes unprecedented “crowd control” legislation such as “social … Continue reading

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