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‘Herd Immunity’ Is a Failed Response to Coronavirus

Eric Zuesse Denmark and Sweden are often compared regarding their handling of coronavirus-19 because the two Scandinavian countries are similar to one-another in many ways but took very different approaches to dealing with the coronavirus challenge. Whereas Sweden took a libertarian approach (meaning minimal regulations) and aimed to develop a ‘herd immunity’ to the disease,…
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6% of Confirmed Coronavirus-19 Cases End in Death.

6% of Confirmed Coronavirus-19 Cases End in Death. Eric Zuesse As of the end of the day on May 28th (start of May 29th), there had been a global total of 5,900,880 confirmed cases of Covid-19 (or coronavirus-19), and 361,776 total deaths confirmed from that disease. That’s a 6.1% death-rate. However, it varies considerably by…
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Ideology and Coronavirus

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture There are two polar-opposite approaches for dealing with the challenge of coronavirus-19: libertarian proposals prioritize the economy above the public’s health, whereas socialist proposals prioritize the public’s health above the economy. Libertarian countries rely on developing “herd immunity” to the disease, in preference to imposing social distancing and…
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America’s design causes it to fail the coronavirus-19 challenge.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture America isn’t the only country which is so corrupt as to stand at or near the top of the global coronavirus-infection rankings, but, as the June 2020 issue of The Atlantic headlines, “We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was…
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America’s Percentage of World’s Coronavirus Cases Is Now Declining,

Eric Zuesse At the start of the day on May 2nd, the U.S. had 4.2% of the world’s population and 33.3%, or one-third, of all coronavirus-19 cases. At the start of the day on May 10th, the U.S. had 32.9% of cases. The decline from 33.3% to 32.9% is .4% down, or a decline of…
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The Victory America Won for Fascism and Nazism After WW II

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture INTRODUCTION This article is about the role ideology actually played in World War II, the Cold War, and plays in today’s world. The links here provide access to deeper explorations, regarding each linked issue. Links are provided instead of notes, because all of the sources here are freely…
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Tucker Carlson: ‘Amazing Act of Magic’ for Media to Transform Immigration into ‘Fake Civil...

Various news media outlets deceptively frame the issue of immigration — both legal and illegal — as a “fake civil rights issue,” said Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson, host of the eponymous TV program Tucker Carlson Tonight, in a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. Marlow said, “It really does…
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