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These reactions worry Somerset’s director of public health, Trudi Grant. She says people should not be discouraged from coming forward for testing. “It is really concerning,” she says. “We want people to feel as though they can get a test and notify the right people at the right time. If they feel as though they can’t do that, then that isn’t going to be helpful to us in managing the local epidemic or the national pandemic.” … [Read more...] about Rumours and threats: what happened when Covid-19 shut our pubs
Baloney. Few jobs are available to low-income workers, and most are in so-called “essential” work rife with Covid-19. Besides, the US economy can’t be revived unless people have extra money in their pockets to buy goods and services. Even before the pandemic, nearly 80% of Americans lived paycheck to paycheck. Now many are desperate, as revealed by lengthening food lines and growing delinquencies in rent payments. … [Read more...] about Trump and McConnell are the twin tribunes of America’s ruin – vote them out
Grieving for both her lover and her father (who died of lung cancer within weeks of Sontag), Leibovitz found her finances spiralling out of control. Despite commanding a rumoured day rate of $100,000-$250,000, her frenetic spending and expanding real-estate portfolio (a flat in Paris, three townhouses in Manhattan, a country estate in Rhinebeck) led to mounting debts. There were murmurs that she was trying to emulate the lifestyles of her celebrity subjects. When she ran out of her favourite unlined notebooks made by the Swedish stationer Ordning & Reda, she insisted on having them sent from Stockholm via courier for $800. … [Read more...] about Annie Leibovitz: can her magic now bring lustre back to M&S?