In 2020, the Suburbs Are Stressed

Children are romping on playgrounds and riding bikes along tree-lined streets. The backyards are big enough for barbecues with the neighbors and the public schools are quality. Life is typically slower and gentler in the suburbs, away from the ruckus of dense urban areas. In 2020, however, politics have disrupted this sense of calm. The […]

Patients With Worst COVID May Be Key Plasma Donors

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Factors such as sex, age and severity of the disease may help identify COVID-19 survivors who have high levels of antibodies that can protect against the disease, a new study suggests. “These were significant patient characteristics that not only predicted the amount of […]

London Film Festival 2020 Highlights | Festivals & Awards

I particularly enjoyed “The Salt in Our Waters,” a narrative film about a Bangladeshi artist named Rudro (Titas Zia) from the big city who travels out to the Bangladeshi Delta to live and work in a fishing village. His modern notions of gender parity, artistic expression, and scientific prediction clash with the community’s traditional sensibilities, […]

Victor Davis Hanson laments New Zealand’s COVID-19 quarantine ‘camps’ as end of personal freedom

Hoover Institution senior fellow Victor Davis Hanson condemned New Zealand’s institution of coronavirus quarantine “camps” on “The Ingraham Angle” Tuesday. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, of the center-left New Zealand Labour Party, announced in a video that if people sent to the camp refuse to be tested, they will be required to remain another two weeks after their initial […]