Supply Chain Issues and Inferior Technology Negatively Impacting Coronavirus Fight

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Posted: Nov 28, 2021 12:01 AM

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Many Americans have found great comfort in getting vaccinated against Covid-19. Whether you are for vaccination or not, most people will agree Covid-19 is going to be part of our landscape for years to come and the more people who develop a defense against the virus’ most dangerous outcomes the better.

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Op-Ed: 1 in 4 adults are estranged from family and paying a psychological price

Search “toxic parents” on Instagram, and you’ll find more than 38,000 posts, largely urging young adults to cut ties with their families. The idea is to protect one’s mental health from abusive parents. However, as a psychoanalyst, I’ve seen that trend in recent years become a way to manage conflicts in the family, and I have seen the steep toll estrangement takes on both sides of the divide. This is a self-help trend that creates much harm.

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National Adoption Month – Here's how to connect children in need with forever families

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Every child has the inherent right to be a part of a loving, caring and secure family. It’s a truth that we have championed for more years than we can count, yet it is juxtaposed with the reality that some 15 million children around the world are living outside the love, security and permanency of a family.  
Our most recent federal reports show that approximately 400,000 children are being cared for in the U.S. foster care system with 120,000 of them having had parental rights terminated. And those numbers are only climbing.

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Project Censored, Part 2: The New Normal Is More Normalized Censorship

Project Censored’s State of the Free Press 2022, edited by Andy Lee Roth and Mickey Huff, is available for preorder now. Published in collaboration with Random Lengths News, this is the second of two parts. Read the first five stories on the list here. 
6. Canary Mission Blacklists Pro-Palestinian Activists, Chilling Free-Speech Rights
Before the “critical race theory” moral panic fueled a nationwide uprising to censor discussions of race in education, there was an opposite moral panic decrying “cancel culture” stifling certain people—especially in education.

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Those Whiny Nazis Are Now Broke Nazis, Too

Josh Smith, attorney for Matthew Heimbach, Matthew Parrott, and the Traditionalist Working Party, walks away after speaking with media after a jury gave a partial verdict in Sines v Kessler case on November 23, 2021, at the Federal Courthouse in Charlottesville, Va. (Andrew Shurtleff / The Daily Progress via AP)

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Waukesha Suspect Charged with Five Counts of Intentional Homicide, Bail Set at $5 Million

Darrell Brooks, charged with killing five people and injuring nearly 50 after plowing through a Christmas parade with his sport utility vehicle on November 21, appears in Waukesha County Court in Waukesha, Wis., November 23, 2021. (Mark Hoffman/Pool via Reuters)
Darrell Brooks, the suspect  in the Waukesha car-collision massacre that left multiple people dead and dozens wounded, appeared in court on Tuesday, where he was charged with five counts of intentional homicide.

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Charlottesville defendants found liable for civil conspiracy and ordered to pay millions in damages

White supremacists clash with police in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017, Wikimedia Commons

Returning a verdict against dozens of white supremacist leaders and organizations who organized Unite the Right, a Virginia jury has awarded millions in damages to nine plaintiffs who were injured in the violence during the chaotic rally that ended with a car attack by James Fields.
The defendants were found liable in four of six counts, including a Virginia state conspiracy claim that they subjected the plaintiffs to racial, religious or ethnic harassment or violence.

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Charlottesville defendants found liable for civil conspiracy and ordered to pay millions in damages

White supremacists clash with police in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017, Wikimedia Commons

Returning a verdict against dozens of white supremacist leaders and organizations who organized Unite the Right, a Virginia jury has awarded millions in damages to nine plaintiffs who were injured in the violence during the chaotic rally that ended with a car attack by James Fields.
The defendants were found liable in four of six counts, including a Virginia state conspiracy claim that they subjected the plaintiffs to racial, religious or ethnic harassment or violence.

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Editorial: L.A. tripped over its duty to fix the city’s broken sidewalks

Sidewalks are essential transportation infrastructure in dense, urban Los Angeles, but thousands of miles of walkways are broken, cracked and dangerous. At the current level of funding and with fixes delayed by inefficient repair policies, Angelenos may have to wait centuries for safe, smooth sidewalks, according to a recent audit.
That’s unacceptable.
Sidewalks are crucial to community livability. Broken sidewalks make it dangerous for the average pedestrian to simply walk down the street, and make travel nearly impossible for the disabled.

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