An investigation by the Center for Countering Digital Hate found leading Covid deniers had boosted their social media audience by millions during the pandemic. Wakefield, along with Kennedy Jr and “alternative health” therapists, held a conference in October to discuss how to exploit the crisis.
Archive for January 2021
Work itself no longer works. Wages have stagnated for most working people since Reagan and Thatcher’s time. A college degree no longer guarantees a middle-class job. The pandemic exposed the failures of the U.S. healthcare system and the brutality of “essential” work for those who had no choice but to keep going to their jobs despite the heightened danger.
Population growth plays a role in environmental damage and climate change. But addressing climate change through either reducing or reversing growth in population raises difficult moral questions that most people would prefer to avoid having to answer.