Dereliction of Duty: Donald Trump’s COVID-19 Catastrophe

A few days ago, on September 22, 2020, the United States of America after some nine months of grappling with the COVID-19 Pandemic reached the grim milestone of 200,000 deaths. Nearly seven million Americans have also suffered through the virus, many of them likely to go through life with issues related to their brief struggle … Continue reading Dereliction of Duty: Donald Trump’s COVID-19 Catastrophe

Hospitals Likely Underreporting COVID-19 Deaths, Despite Conspiracy Theories

With the COVID-19 Pandemic continuing extensive lockdowns across the United States and causing immense damage to the national economy, with as many as 81,000 Americans dead and 14.7% of the population unemployed, it is important to examine the true cost of this virus on the lives of the American people. In addition to the physical … Continue reading Hospitals Likely Underreporting COVID-19 Deaths, Despite Conspiracy Theories

The Meaning of “Fredo” and Italian-American Discrimination

On August 11, 2019 as CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was traveling with his family, two men approached the man and called him "Fredo" sparking a rant which most people with internet access are now undoubtedly familiar with. Cuomo said that the term was an ethnic slur against Italian-Americans, and when the man who initially confronted … Continue reading The Meaning of “Fredo” and Italian-American Discrimination