HealthCare.Gov Being Dismantled In BattleGround State

Trump just ended HealthCare.gov in Georgia “The idea to protect people’s health care and then take it away in the mist of an election has the gall of many monkeys. Why would the Trump Admin do this when a critical election is still in doubt is beyond me. If voters in Georgia still see the […]

Pandemic Spiral Pt 3

Trapped In Pandemic Spiral Simulating Ants In Death March Pt III “This part 3 of our pandemic horror is focused on what happened and why we cannot get ourselves out of shooting each other in the foot, by realizing that we are not infallible and following rules doesn’t make us weak. Having a real leader […]

America Trapped In Pandemic

America Is Trapped in a Pandemic Spiral Army ants will sometimes walk in circles until they die. The workers navigate by smelling the pheromone trails of workers in front of them, while laying down pheromones for others to follow. If these trails accidentally loop back on themselves, the ants are trapped. They become a thick, […]

Pandemic Recession Is Here People

The Pandemic Recession Is Approaching a Dire Turning Point This much-needed support was working. “By and large, the CARES Act, between the [$1,200] economic-impact payments and the unemployment [supplement], in particular at the family level, did a lot of heavy lifting toward keeping material hardship and poverty at bay,” Beth Mattingly, an assistant vice president […]

Undocumented Valuable To Central Valley

California’s undocumented food workers face grim dilemma: health or wages “People are scared to go to the doctor. They’re scared to go to the clinic,” said the executive director of a farmworker nonprofit group Xiomara Valderrama usually spends her days picking grapes in California’s Central Valley, where one-quarter of the U.S. food supply is produced. […]

End Of Life Challenges

Should be easy for people to receive end-of-life care at home. Why is it so hard? “This subject is very close to my heart since the beginning of this year when my sibling was placed into home care and passed in March. The eventual culmination of her life was very traumatic to the family but […]

Pandemic Spiral Pt 2

Trapped In Pandemic Spiral Simulating Ants In Death March Pt II “This part 2 of our pandemic horror is focused on what happened and why we cannot get ourselves out of shooting each other in the foot, by realizing that we are not infallible and following rules doesn’t make us weak. Having a real leader […]

Georgia’s Kemp Governing In A Pandemic Pt2

Georgia’s Experiment in Human Sacrifice This country is less than 8 weeks from a national election for the soul of our nation but as I’m reminded from lessons learned early “politics is always local”. And, Local elections always have consequences close to home. The 2018 Georgia state election had consequences that today have shown that […]

Pandemic Trouble For College Towns

College Towns That Are Most Vulnerable During the Pandemic Though efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus across the U.S. have squeezed many local economies and the bank accounts of their residents, college towns are among the most vulnerable. They are confronting potentially major losses in population and revenue if students do not return […]

Mass Incarceration Reviewed

Will the Coronavirus Make Us Rethink Mass Incarceration? On March 14th, Roslyn Crouch, a mother of twelve, left her house in New Orleans to stock up on toilet paper and canned goods, and didn’t return. Crouch, who is forty-two, with slender braids down to her knees, had been feeling anxious about the spread of the […]