To stop locust plagues, we must copy locusts . This provides some context. Skies go black in Africa’s worst locust plague in decades
This would be justice if true: Coronavirus may have started in Xinjiang’s prison camps Related: New Chinese study indicates novel coronavirus did not originate in Huanan seafood market
Coming soon to a country near you: Coronavirus: Italy towns in lockdown after COVID-19 deaths and Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases
The moment of truth is coming. Soon we will know first hand how bad this really is. First Italian dies of coronavirus as outbreak flares in north
Raise your hand if you knew that the US was bombing Somalia. Record breaking US airstrikes pushing al-Shabab fighters into urban areas
Turkey is working itself up for a war. Turkish Soldiers’ Deaths Ramp Up Tensions With Moscow
This sentence explains why attempts to control health care costs invariable devolve into controlling the wages of health care providers. “As real incomes rise, the relative price of goods falls while the relative price of services increases. This is likely a consequence rich countries increasing productivity in goods substantially more rapidly than that of services” Don’t be fooled by the headlines. The biggest cost in health care is not drug prices (no matter how unreasonable they are) but labor costs. Cost savings in health care will invariable focus on controlling wages, substituting more low skilled labor, and generally ensuring less human to human interaction. If you don’t have time to read the longer essay linked above, this post gives you some excerpts.
It would take a heart of stone not to laugh. An Open Letter to CA Government Democrats – WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?
Someone else is getting all our cold weather. Jordanians fuming over electricity bills, call for boycott
In American politics, nobody cares about these kinds of details. Bernie Sanders is far more radical than Corbyn’s Labour