fix articles 42510, lockdown
Lockdowns Do Not Control the Coronavirus (tags)
The political reaction is disproportionate, it is authoritarian, dogmatic and it is excessive. There is no question about that. And we as citizens expect to be informed and treated in a science-based, rational and measured way. Why is the hospital system overloaded?
The Ethics & Language of Lockdown. How the intended solution became the problem (tags)
Long term restrictions like lockdowns are self-defeating...It was inevitable that, at some point, issues of intergenerational justice would be raised, given there is only so much you can ethically ask the majority of people to sacrifice to protect a small minority. Such unfairness is an under-appreciated ethical problem.
Two letters to the editor on the pandemic lockdown (tags)
Our collective thinking has often been manipulated and corrupted (eg Vietnam, Iraq, Nicaragua, Iran). According to GlobalResearch.ca, the WHO made a late admission on Jan 20, 2021 that "the lockdown has no scientific basis" and test results are misleading. "Release the vaccines and put an end to the lockdown."
Release the vaccines and put an end to the lockdown (tags)
If we were to discard the rigid vaccination plan, which is divided into priority groups, and simply release the vaccines to all interested parties, this would be a golden way out of the whole nightmare.
"We must look at the side-effects" (tags)
"Restricting basic rights is no small matter, and it is the duty of politics to restore their exercise as soon as the infection situation permits." (Lockdown consequences: daycare centers and schools to open) German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Struggles in the Shadow of the Pandemic (tags)
For Trump, wealth, privilege, and power was even license to invent reality as he saw fit. Thus any divergence from his worldview and interests were ‘fake news’. Trump ensured the plutocratic wealthy were no longer in the political shadows but now in the mainstream.
Mr. Assange never published false information (tags)
Born Free, Die Free, L’Hiyot Am Chofshi (tags)
Liberty & Freedom vs. Covid-19 Lockdowns, Vaccinations, Power Grabs
Corona contsainment could cause more suffering than it prevents (tags)
UNICEF calculated that an additional 150 million children were pushed into poverty as a result of the economic collapse provoked by the quasi-global lockdown in spring. Already in July, experts from the World Food Program (WFP) warned that the Corona crisis could threaten an additional 130 million people
Democracy and COVID10 (tags)
Lockdown and curfews, state of emergency and tracing apps, compulsory testing and quarantines, serial stops, compulsory masks, short-time work and mass unemployment, waves of bankruptcies and extended poverty traps: the COVID-19 disaster has escalated the chronic crisis of capital utilization with falling profits.
Behavior and body in the sights of capital (tags)
The proclamation of states of emergency in the spring of 2020, even if not in all countries, helped to consolidate a state crisis management system that overturned constitutions and now completely bypassed democratic decision-making processes.
March 2020 Honduras coup and pandemic update (tags)
March 2019 Honduras coup update At the beginning of this month, people commemorated that 4 years had passed since Berta Caceres the indigenous feminist environmentalist and anticapitalist leader was murdered, and continued to question how those who had ordered the murder were getting away with this. A teacher and writer who lived a life critical of the dictatorship regimes was murdered. Meanwhile, another school is left with no teachers. The pandemic also arrived in Honduras this month, devastating a people already hungry, lacking healthcare access, and militarised, bringing about a much worse state of affairs. https://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/2020/04/30/march-2020-honduras-coup-update/
COVID-19 Links of Interest (tags)
Some links to videos and articles about viral spread, the Spanish Flu, and flaws in journalism surrounding this epidemic.
LA Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources (tags)
Some links to local resources.
Westport, Connecticut: "This did not feel like political protest. This felt like terrorism (tags)
Ladies luncheon stormed by anti-Israel protesters
Author Nancy Kurshan: Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement (tags)
Author and longtime activist Nancy Kurshan’s new book, entitled Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, has just been released by the Freedom Archives. Kurshan’s book documents the work of The Committee to End the Marion Lockdown (CEML), which she co-founded in 1985 as a response to the lockdown at the federal prison in Marion, Illinois. It quickly turned into a broader campaign against control unit prisons and human rights violations in US prisons that lasted fifteen years, until 2000.
Southern Injustice: Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 (tags)
Convicted of murder in a deeply flawed trial, Herman Wallace has spent nearly 37 years in solitary confinement. Will new evidence finally lead to his release?
Eric McDavid Update - Lockdowns, Move and New Address (tags)
Lockdowns, move and new address
May Day 07 – 11:30 AM – Student Walkout Growing, But Many Schools Now on Lockdown (tags)
11:30 AM - Reports of student walkouts coming in from throughout the region.
my experience substitute teaching during the walk outs (tags)
my experience substitute teaching during the student walk outs protesting anti-immigrant laws.
RIVERSIDE YOUTH: "RACE RIOTS", DISTRICT COVER UP, CRIMIANLIZATION OF YOUTH OF CO (tags)
In RIVERSIDE: school district is covering up, telling lies to parents; their response to increase alleged racial tension is to SUPRESS ANY DISCUSSION ABOUT RACE ISSUES, and INCREASE POLICE, GANG UNITS, AND GANG PROFILING ON CAMPUS AND OF STUDENTS.
Rockin' the Boat: interview with Tara; arrested on 8/14/00 at the U'wa lockdown (tags)
Santa Cruz activist, Tara was arrested at the intersection of 6th and Flower in a lockdown to draw attention to Al Gore's connection to Oxy Petroleum.She joined me live in the studio of Free Radio Santa Cruz 96.3 fm on 9/6/00 to discuss her experience in the LA county jail system. part 1 - 14min 34sec part 2 - 11min 54sec
Police actions at U'wa lockdown (tags)
Massive police presence at U'wa lockdown.
Lockdown at Twin Towers prison (tags)
Lockdown at Twin Towers until tomorrow.
LOCKDOWN ON OLYMPIC AS PROTESTORS MARCH TO AL GORE'S HEADQUARTERS (tags)
A group of activists have initiated a lockdown on Olympic and Figueroa. The march against Occidental is in full swing and has diverted to Al Gore's Headquarters.
talk about media bias! (tags)