COVID response lags, again and again

Remember Dr. Li Wenliang, the Wuhan whistleblowing eye doctor whose warnings to medical colleagues about the not-yet-identified Covid virus were dismissed by Chinese authorities as "false comments" and rumors?  In January 2020 my info-holic husband told me about Dr. Li and predicted this could be the start of a dangerous pandemic.  I remember our discussions …

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Calling out Trump’s web of lies is just Step One

This was the speech many have been waiting for for months: the President standing in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol and speaking the truth about the democracy-defying January 2021 insurrection. Conciliatory softness would just not do for the first anniversary of the lethal violence when a mob, incited by the former, defeated President, tried …

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