Category Archives: Opinion

Ideas on peace and security

Stanford professors: COVID-19 death rates too high

dailywire.com Stanford Professors: Coronavirus Death Rate Estimate Likely ‘Orders Of Magnitude Too High’ By  Amanda Prestigiacomo   DailyWire.com March 25, 2020 On Tuesday, professors of medicine at Stanford University, Dr. Bendavid and Dr. Bhattacharya, released statistical data that shows the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 could have been prevented

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/24/820601571/all-of-this-panic-could-have-been-prevented-author-max-brooks-on-covid-19 Author Max Brooks On COVID-19: ‘All Of This Panic Could Have Been Prevented’ : NPR Author Max Brooks On COVID-19: ‘All Of This Panic Could Have Been Prevented’ The World War Z novelist has done extensive research into real … Continue reading

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We’re killing the people we’re trying to save

Extreme social distancing is causing harm to the same people that it’s trying to save. “What President Trump tried to say at his press conference, though not effectively, is that there are medical consequences to the lock downs, as well … Continue reading

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We missed an opportunity to stop COVID-19

There are two schools of thought on containing COVID-19. Both are right. “Most public health officials are urging extreme measures of social distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19. There is a small group of dissenting scientists who prefer to … Continue reading

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WE need reliable data to combat virus

statnews.com In the coronavirus pandemic, we’re making decisions without reliable data By John P.A. Ioannidis March 17, 2020 The current coronavirus disease, Covid-19, has been called a once-in-a-century pandemic. But it may also be a once-in-a-century evidence fiasco. At a … Continue reading

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The coronavirus is much milder than originally believed

What if the new coronavirus is really mild, not virulent? Recent statistics suggest that the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 may actually be quite mild, not as virulent as originally feared. True mortality rate might be closer to seasonal flu, about … Continue reading

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Palestinians must change policies

project-syndicate.org The Palestinian Dilemma | by Tony Blair Tony Blair, Project Syndicate February 10, 2020 The peace plan proposed by the United States has been praised and damned in line with political affiliation. But no matter what plan is put … Continue reading

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Chanukah is the deed to Israel

jewishjournal.com Chanukah – Our Trust Deed to History | Jewish Journal BY JUDEA PEARL Jewish Journal, December 22, 2019 Hanukkah menorah with burning color candles for jewish holiday with wooden background. Photo by Getty Images. My grandson asked why we … Continue reading

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