michael lewis’ “the premonition.”

Michal Lewis’ new book “The Premonition” couldn’t be more newsworthy.  Through the stories of three individuals who worked in the public health system, Lewis makes plain just how we ended up with a dysfunctional CDC at a time of a global pandemic. In an interview with Nicolle Wallace of MSNBC (5/12/21) Lewis notes that weContinue reading “michael lewis’ “the premonition.””

amanpour interview with michael lewis about his new book

Christina Amanpour interviews author Michael Lewis May 6, 2021 about his new book “The Premonition.”  In his book, Michael Lewis followed three characters involved in the public health system and tells their stories.  The stories carry lessons for pandemic response in the past and the future. As Amanpour notes, Lewis had already written about theContinue reading “amanpour interview with michael lewis about his new book”

Friday Notes: America’s Lawyer, Bailout Theft, Media, Science

Friday Notes: As the corporate media becomes more and more useless, we must turn to other sources. Podcast: America’s Lawyer, Mike Papantonio April 1, 2020 Episode: The risks to meat packing employees of the mandated openings; the complicity of the Democrats in the class rip-off of the stimulus bill; Schumer and fast-tracking judicial appointments; claimsContinue reading “Friday Notes: America’s Lawyer, Bailout Theft, Media, Science”

Robert Redfield, CDC: “a sloppy scientist with a long history of scientific misconduct and an extreme religious agenda.”

Trump and the Republicans are working to establish a Christo-fascist one party authoritarian state.  The corporate media refuses to take this situation seriously, acting as if Trump’s personal disdain of science is just that, some kind of personal peccadillo.  It’s not.  The Republican party has worked for decades to erode public confidence in science andContinue reading “Robert Redfield, CDC: “a sloppy scientist with a long history of scientific misconduct and an extreme religious agenda.””