Disinfection employees in protecting gear sterilize the realm in opposition to the coronavirus in Tong-in Market within the heart of Seoul, in February 2020. South Korea was prepared to spend 77 instances as a lot as the USA to save lots of a single life within the early part of the pandemic.

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Listed below are just a few excerpts from the November Harper’s Index on your Friday pleasure and frustration:

  • Share by which the inhabitants of the typical wildlife species has declined globally since 1970: 68
  • In Latin America and the Caribbean: 94
  • Rank of deforestation among the many causes of wildlife decline on land: 1
  • Portion of its viewership that the cable channel A&E misplaced after canceling Dwell PD within the wake of George Floyd’s killing: ½
  • Share enhance in police stops of Black drivers within the month after a Trump rally was held in a given space in 2016: 4.2
  • Estimated variety of stops for which this accounted: 30,000
  • Share lower within the size of the typical work assembly because the onset of the pandemic: 20
  • Estimated quantity that South Korea was prepared to spend to save lots of a single life within the first part of the pandemic: $6,682,000
  • That the USA was prepared to spend: $87,000
  • Portion of U.S. adults who suppose it’s in all probability or positively true that the outbreak was deliberate by “highly effective folks”: ¼
  • Issue by which mainstream newspapers cite organizations that oppose local weather motion extra usually than those who help it: 2
  • Share of People who would help testing presidential candidates’ cognitive capability: 67
  • Who would help administering drug checks to candidates: 70



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At Day by day Kos on this date in 2011—Who’s waging class warfare?

President Obama needs to lift taxes on these making 1,000,000 or extra a yr, and the Republicans and their media stooges whine about “class warfare.” The Republicans kill President Obama’s jobs program, however that is not class warfare. And the framing is commonplace working process. It is commonplace working process for Republicans to answer requires honest taxes by whining about supposed class warfare. It is commonplace working process for Republicans to do all they’ll to pay attention increasingly wealth and energy within the arms of fewer and fewer with out anybody calling it what it’s. […]

These striving for some measure of social and financial justice imply to harm nobody. Creating some stability within the earnings hole and the distribution of wealth is not going to trigger anybody to go hungry or homeless or to lack enough well being care. These utilizing each potential means to disclaim some measure of social and financial justice are hurting folks. They’re intentionally and unconscionably perpetuating the causes of immeasurable pointless struggling. So who’s waging class warfare?