In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s a lot of grief to go around. In addition to COVID-related loses, people continue to die of more typical illnesses like cancer, heart disease, and numerous other age-related causes. Unfortunately, our normal ways of mourning have changed along with the rest of how we live our lives. … Continued

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Alemany Farm remains open for folks to visit while observing social and physical distancing guidelines to help control the spread of COVID-19. Nearby friends and neighbors are welcome to come by to catch a break and a breath of fresh air, to pick some fresh produce, and to get a sweet taste of spring. Alemany Farm...

How did the United States — the richest country in the world — become the worldwide epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, with one person dying of COVID-19 every 47 seconds? We spend the hour with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author, discussing this unprecedented moment in history, and its political implications, as Senator … Continued

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Democrats and republicans spar over next coronavirus relief bill. New York’s COVID-19 death toll peaks for third consecutive day. California Governor defends sending PPE-personal protective equipment out of state. Lawmakers discuss vote by mail legislation during coronavirus … Continued

The Visionary Activist Show

The Visionary Activist Show – Traditional Medicine as Navigational Ally in Viral Storms Past, Present, Future

Caroline cahoots with Dana Ullman, one of America’s leading advocates for homeopathy, to calmly, yet enthusiastically guide us in strengthening our immune system, personally and politically…. “Although the Chinese have been remarkably effective in preventing the increased incidence of this viral infection, the media have NOT been reporting on the fact that the vast majority of … Continued

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Senator Bernie Sanders ends bid for presidency, paving way for Joe Biden. President Donald Trump threatens cuts to WHO amidst global pandemic. Democratic Senators call for up to $25,000 in “hero” pay for front line workers. California … Continued

There are many ways that the crisis brought about by the coronavirus is exceptional.  But as Peter Linebaugh reminds us, pandemics throughout history have been met both by attempts by elites to extend their domination and the people’s attempts to resist while surviving.  The noted historian weighs in plagues, from antiquity to Covid 19. Resources: … Continued