Tag: Systemic Racism

How did Trump's #COVID19 pandemic response contribute to the decline in US life expectancy?

A Quickie: Social Determinants of Health + the #COVID19 Pandemic = Huge Drop in US Life Expectancy


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Trump’s gross negligence during the #COVID19 pandemic amounts to genocide. Not only has he reduced the average life expectancy of the US by years, the effects on the life expectancy and health of the American people will be felt for years to come.

How have white Americans denied Black Americans equality

The Civil War Never Ended: ‘Sum Of Us’ Examines The Hidden Cost Of Racism — For Everyone — Fresh Air on NPR


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On 17 February, Fresh Air sub-host, Dave Davies, interviewed author, Heather McGhee, about her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. She talked about the many ways that White America chose to withdraw publicly funded services rather than allow Black Americans equal access and how that has changed the very fabric of our society and hurts us all. Must listening to.

The Cynical Nihilism and Narcissism of the Far Left


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We’ve all encountered the Bernie Princesses and other folks form the far left who tell us that Biden or Clinton were just more of the establishment same and they would never give us the just and fair country that we were promised so we should all just… After that it is not clear, but what is clear that a false equivalency has been drawn between Obama, Clinton, and Biden and W and the Ol’ Pussy Grabber. It is a cynical nihilistic narcissism that states all one percenters are the same, so why bother.

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