Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Mark Kline warns against accepting continuing denialism about the impact of COVID-19 on children. Andre Picard discusses Canada’s grim milestone of 40,000 (reported) COVID deaths. And Dennis Thompson notes the reality that long COVID may be a chronic condition requiring constant treatment, while Sky

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Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Sheryl Gay Stoberg discusses how concerns about pharmaceutical profiteering and a lack of access in the developing world are developing for COVID-19 treatments just as they did for vaccines. And Cory Doctorow warns that the single positive-sounding story about stolen Ukrainian farm implements

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The Progressive Economics Forum: What causes homelessness?

I’m writing an open access e-textbook on homelessness. Each chapter will be uploaded to my website as it becomes available. I’ve just finished Chapter 1 titled “What causes homelessness?” A ‘top 10’ overview of Chapter 1 is available here (in English): https://nickfalvo.ca/what-causes-homelessness/ An ‘top 10’ overview in French is available here: https://nickfalvo.ca/quest-ce-qui-cause-litinerance/ The

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Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Terry Gross discusses how COVID has brought some needed attention to other chronic illnesses. But Sarah Trick writes that the reckless elimination of public health protections represents a betrayal of people with disabilities who face especially stark risks from others’ callous choices.

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Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links

Assorted content to end your week. – Reuters reports on research showing that public health measures implemented in response to COVID-19 also saved hundreds of thousands of lives by limiting the spread of dengue fever. Nadia A. Sam-Agudu, Boghuma Kabisen Titanji, Fredros Okumu, and Madhukar Pai discuss how wealthier countries

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Accidental Deliberations: Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Emma Farge and Mrinalika Roy report on the World Health Organization’s warning that it’s dangerous to act like the COVID pandemic is over. Davide Mastracci observes that governments who have been willing to bother protecting citizens against substantial community spread have been successful even

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