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    Media failed in its duty on Covid

    Government should focus on the elderly, as it should have done in March; Varadkar and Martin both outrageously breached the lockdown. By Michael Smith Perspective The Covid-19 infection rate of Irish healthcare workers at 32% of total infections is the highest in the world. Nursing homes account for nearly two-thirds of deaths, while the international […]

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    The Plague, Ecocide, Thanatos and Gaia

    Coronavirus shows that our self-destructive civilisation is fragile. But the earth may be on our side. by Vita Golden. This article argues that self-destructiveness including neo-liberalism facilitates twin scourges: plagues and environmental catastrophe (“ecocide”). In reacting, as you would expect, against ecocide Gaia, the force that regulates the earth’s environment, also attacks plagues and those […]

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