That mud brick hut with thatched roofs is made into two stories. As the grass land around the hut also contains the veggie patch close to the back. While mother hen is seen to poke on the body of while the little ones just move...Read More
What has emerged from the chaos of the response to the virus in the UK and the USA is that the shibboleth of the market has been overturned.
The appalling death rates in what have been considered the most highly civilised countries of the West have forced the world to take stock.
The notion that the democracies are composed of free and equal citizens was also shown to be a lie.
The patch of blue is witnessed to reside inside the body of cloud constantly on the move from right to the left. Seen in the southern sky beyond the flock of gum trees that remain standing still by the side of the fire trail....Read More
Nothing will ever be the same after this.
Within the USA the status quo has been exposed as unacceptable in a society which claims to be ‘democratic.’
Nicolas Davie in “Why Is the U.S. So Exceptionally Vulnerable to Covid-19?” suggests that the huge death rate is due to “The lack of a national, publicly-funded universal health system.”
It is also closely related to “the corruption of our political system by powerful commercial and class interests and the American “exceptionalism” that blinds us to what we can learn from other countries.” [27 March, 2020 Common Dreams]Read More