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COVID-19 as a Lesson in Humility: Gilbert Mercier on Radio Free Sunroot

COVID-19 as a Lesson in Humility: Gilbert Mercier on Radio Free Sunroot

This is a partial transcript of an interview of Gilbert Mercier with Kollibri Terre Sonnenblum, host of Radio Free Sunroot, on May 5, 2020. The following excerpt was transcribed by Kollibri. Kollibri: We’re at a point now with this pandemic where capitalism is facing a crisis, perhaps an existential crisis. Gilbert: To me, this is […]

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COVID-19: Questionable Coronavirus Evolution in Biosafety Level 4 Labs

COVID-19: Questionable Coronavirus Evolution in Biosafety Level 4 Labs

In one of the greatest scientific understatements since Watson and Crick wrote, “it has not escaped our notice…” in their famous 1953 paper on the double-helical structure of DNA, the authors of a January 2020 paper concluded: “our findings suggest unconventional evolution of 2019-nCoV that warrants further investigation.” The authors of the more recent paper […]

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COVID-19 Great Depression: Global Ecosocialism Is the Way Out

COVID-19 Great Depression: Global Ecosocialism Is the Way Out

Suffering in numbers The abstract science of mathematics is a language like music. But while music is in the realm of pure emotion, the language of mathematics only speaks to the mind not the heart. Numbers and equations do not lie. They are not, by essence, subjective. This being said, when the numbers are those […]

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Trump’s Zealots: White Supremacists and Evangelicals Gearing up for a New Civil War?

Trump’s Zealots: White Supremacists and Evangelicals Gearing up for a New Civil War?

The Logic of Profit over People Let us not be naive. If President Trump recently called on his adoring followers to “liberate” states like Michigan, Virginia, Maryland and Minnesota, which all happen to have Democrat governors, this is not about freeing people from the supposed tyranny of lockdown and social distancing measures. What the gun […]

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COVID-19: Killer of Black, Brown and Poor of US and Haiti

COVID-19: Killer of Black, Brown and Poor of US and Haiti

We are supposed to be thinking this week about the health disparities in the United States based on race and ethnicity, since the New York Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio, and even USA Today are going on about it. This is the hot topic presumably because of a recent analysis of the demographics of […]

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