Tag Archives: Harper’s Weekly Review

COVID scams

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Joe Pizza, a regular visitor to Mar-a-Lago and the CEO of a pharmaceutical company that manufactures the active ingredient in hydroxychloroquine, was accused of telling the president the drug could help. Americans have lost approximately $12 … Continue reading

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Short news items re COVID-19 which may be new to you

From Harper’s Weekly Review: In Milwaukee, where 4 in 10 residents are black and the death toll from COVID-19 jumped 44 percent the weekend before the vote, the planned 180 polling places were consolidated into just five. The Secret Service … Continue reading

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Worldwide madness in the time of plague

From Harper’s Weekly Review: In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro flouted the government’s recommendation to stay indoors, and gangs in Rio de Janeiro enforced their own lockdown. “If the government won’t do the right thing, organized crime will,” their official statement … Continue reading

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