In the Guardian today (10/08/21) is an article Could the global Covid death toll be millions higher than thought? A data scientist and economics student joined forces in search of the real pandemic death toll – and the results are startling. Excess mortality, defined as the increase in deaths from all causes over the level … [Read more…]
Artist Blurred Lines Between Life and Art An avant-garde musician and photographer, she was widely known for her large-scale ambient works shot with a pinhole camera.
Substitute COVID-19 for INFLUENZA in the article below, and you sum up how epidemics impact people. – JS. Riverside Daily Press 18 February 1919 SIDE TALKS BY RUTH CAMERON Rocking the Boat “Well, I’m thankful to say, I’m not so timid about germs. My carcass isn’t quite so valuable to me as all that,” said … [Read more…]
Interview – When do you know you’re old enough to die?
Here is the Guardian’s announcement. Guardian’s John Berger obituary “The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied… … [Read more…]