Articles by: Nina Burleigh

Swept into a Covid Hell of Profits-The Great Forgetting, Part 2

Swept into a Covid Hell of Profits-The Great Forgetting, Part 2

Now that we’re all unmasking and the economy seems set to roar into the 2020s, what will we remember about how disastrously, how malignantly, the Trump administration behaved as the pandemic took hold? And will anyone be held to account for it? The instinct to forget pandemics, as I’ve pointed out when it came to the 1918 “Spanish flu,” has historically been[Read More…]

by 03/06/2021 Comments are Disabled World
The Great Forgetting

The Great Forgetting

Why We Forget Epidemics and Why This One Must Be Remembered The second Moderna shot made me sick — as predicted. A 24-hour touch of what an alarmed immune system feels like left me all the more grateful for my good fortune in avoiding the real thing and for being alive at a time when science had devised a 95%[Read More…]

by 22/04/2021 Comments are Disabled World