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  • August 30, 2021

The (tragic) timeline of an anti-vaccine death from COVID

He always begins by making fun of the vaccine and those who take it, and declaring that it is all a hoax. He drank and partied with his neighbors, even when the scientific community begged people not to. He was lucky, he survived the first wave, and the lack of consequences for his reckless behavior…

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Biden’s declining approval rating isn’t just about Afghanistan

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly survey summary. In recent weeks, President Biden’s job approval rating has plummeted, while his disapproval rating has risen dramatically. amid worries surrounding the delta variant of the coronavirus, the associated economic consequences of the pandemic, and the ongoing withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan. How much have things changed for…

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Finding Relief in Tweets: Jeff Kennett’s Greatest Hits

The people of New South Wales are not the only ones to receive a gift. It may not be as good for mental health as a good picnic, but Victoria’s is almost as much fun – former prime minister and CrikeyThe estranged-grandfather-who-hates-us, Jeff Kennett’s Twitter account. Overnight he warned: They are aware of the Trolls,…

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get ready for a campaign on freedom and hope

Josh Frydenberg has been busy. Yesterday, the treasurer made nine media appearances, for a total of 24 in the past week. Each time, Frydenberg returned to the same phrase: If he was not vaccinated at 70 or 80%, when? “If we don’t open up to 70, 80%, [insert name of host], when do we open?…

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Watch Nicolle Wallace criticize Ron DeSantis for his clumsy response to COVID-19

Joe Biden recently ended America’s involvement in Afghanistan. And for various reasons, many of them it’s not your fault, you are going through a difficult time. Ron DeSantis couldn’t be happier that cable news spends so much of his time in Afghanistan. The Governor of Florida is approving the fact that the rise of COVID…

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School kids win big victory over Governor Greg Abbott as Texas admits it can’t defend its mask ban

School children wear face masks while talking in a sculpture garden in the Museum District in Houston, Texas. In May, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order “prohibit government entities in Texas, including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials, from requiring or requiring the use of masks. “In particular, Abbott…

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Peter Doherty on our response to the pandemic

Nobel Prize winner speaks authoritatively about how Australia is dealing with COVID-19 in our latest Crikey talks subscribers event. The pandemic is not going away anytime soon, but the world is on the right track to handle COVID-19 and prepare for future emergencies. Winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1997 Australian of the…

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What’s behind Biden’s declining approval rating?

Last week, President Biden’s agenda took a big step forward with the overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of the US Senate to pass its $ 1.1 trillion infrastructure package. This first step towards an agreement: the House of Representatives still must pass it – It couldn’t come at a better time for Biden either, as the delta…

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Republican No. 3 Steve Scalise Says “Shaming” Won’t Get Republicans Vaccinated

Right now, the delta variant of COVID-19 is devastating areas in the southeastern part of the United States. Not surprisingly, many of these states are run by Republicans. But while those Republican voters want Donald Trump to get credit for the vaccine, they are not interested in taking it. Steve Scalise, the No. 2 Republican…

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Unvaccinated United States, in 5 Charts

The COVID-19 pandemic is now, more than ever, a story about the unvaccinated. They are the most vulnerable: In states that reported serious infections, more than 90 percent of cases, hospitalizations and deaths have occurred among people who are not vaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study (KFF). And…

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