A plurality of U.S. adults believe the Chinese coronavirus pandemic is "going to get worse" as President Biden's approval rating continues to slump, an Economist/YouGov survey released this week found.
This weekend marked the expiration of expanded pandemic employment benefits, the once-$600 per week new benefits later reduced to $300 per week and, as of now, gone completely. This does not mean the pandemic has gone away. The pandemic is still going strong, especially in Republican-led states devoted to not combatting it with much urgency, and the reopening of schools is leading to new outbreaks across the nation.
I don’t know if this is comforting or what, but psychologist Steven Taylor published a book two months before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic called The Psychology of Pandemics that predicted many of the behaviors we’ve been seeing over the past 18+ months, including masking backlash, the acceptance of conspiracy theories, vaccine resistance, and wholesale denial that the pandemic is even happening.
Working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) probably isn't much fun, but the board game Pandemic found success letting gamers indulge in a little epidemiological roleplay. A cooperative game where participants win or lose together as they work to fight disease, a game can typically be finished in 45 minutes.
Mr. Biden and other liberals are very upset with the unvaccinated. They've laid the blame, with the claim that this is
In February 2009, when he took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Tucker Carlson was in the midst of an identity crisis. Five years earlier, he had been a victim of what was arguably the first viral takedown of the internet era. Jon Stewart, then at the height of his Daily Show fame, appeared on CNN’s Crossfire, told the hosts they were ruining the country, and singled out Carlson in particular as a “dick.” Crossfire limped along for three more months before being...