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The Science Community Has Had Enough of Trump and Is Finding Their Voice.

Mike Magee In its 175-year history, Scientific American has never endorsed a US presidential candidate – until now. This week they endorsed Joe Biden for president. One week earlier, H. Holden Thorp, the spicy new editor of Science, penned an editorial titled “Trump Lied About Science.” Scientists have historically looked the other way and allowed […]

Structural Racism Within The Medicaid Program – Still Present a Half-Century Later.

Mike Magee If you would like to visit the meeting place of America’s two great contemporary pandemics –COVID-19 and structural racism – you need only walk down the historic Medicaid path and enter the dangling door of its weakest health care link, the Nursing Home. The current pandemic is disproportionately killing and maiming Black Americans. […]

Trump “Compstockery” – Militarizing Our Post Office!

Mike Magee As we witnessed in last month’s Republication convention, when in doubt, go with the golden oldies. Australian songwriter Peter Allen said as much in the fourth stanza of his classic song, “Everything Old Is New Again”, which reads: “Don’t throw the past away You might need it some rainy day Dreams can come […]

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