20. Circus performer Max The Midget, who appeared in 1969 episode Bedlam In The Big Top riding Scooby-Doo like a horse, would hardly be acceptable in the PC world of 2019. … [Read more...] about Scooby was meant to be a sheepdog, Fred lusted after Shaggy and 48 other facts about Scooby Doo as it marks half-century
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Pain is political. And pain has always been disproportionately distributed to those with the fewest advantages. As Anne Case and Angus Deaton outlined in Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism (2020), there is a correlation between regions with high percentages of chronic pain sufferers and high percentages of Trump voters. Chronic pain – and the related opioid crisis – clusters where unemployment is high, where manual labor is the primary form of work, and flourishes alongside suicide and addiction. Regions hit hardest by the coronavirus, specifically the southeast and the Rust Belt, were already suffering disproportionately poor health outcomes, with shorter life expectancy and lower quality of life. … [Read more...] about Our healthcare system is not remotely ready for ‘post-Covid’ America
And we are going to be living with the consequences for a long time. Don’t expect a vaccine to come to the rescue in the short term, says Nabarro. “For the foreseeable future, we are going to have to find ways to go about our lives with this virus as a constant threat to our lives. That means isolating those who show signs of the disease and also their contacts. Older people will have to be protected. That is going to be the new normal for us all.” … [Read more...] about How did Britain get its coronavirus response so wrong?
It was exactly three months to the day that my husband was taken to hospital by ambulance from our family home gravely ill with Covid-19; three months since our two children and I video messaged him to tell him we loved him before he was put in an induced coma and placed on a ventilator; just under three months since doctors told me Mal's chances of survival were virtually zero. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Mal Martin due home after ‘miracle’ recovery
In order to establish whether Rahim was indeed Nooria's husband, the BBC tracked down his mother, Shafiqa, who lives in Nimruz province, south-west Afghanistan, with her son's first wife and their two children. Speaking down the phone from Nimruz, Shafiqa confirmed that her son married Nooria three years ago as part of an exchange, and that her other granddaughter, Rahim's niece, had also wed Nooria's father. … [Read more...] about The girl who picked up an AK-47 to defend her family