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Biden’s COVID Plan Is Better Than Trump’s, But Still Far From Sufficient: Rob Wallace via Truthout…


Rob Wallace, author of the recently published Dead Epidemiologists: On the Origins of COVID-19, has written a piece on COVID and the newly elected Biden administration for Truthout:

The pandemic is a structural problem. To truly fight it, we must take on capitalism, agribusiness and racial inequity

“Joe Biden’s campaign promised to ‘build back better.’ Better than what? one might ask. The Trump administration? That low bar hardly matches the expectations of the millions of voters who earlier this month risked health and welfare to make a change in our national trajectory. ¶ Presuming Donald Trump’s electoral defeat will lead to little more than some revenge firings, a parade of pardons for any Trump fixers still standing, and a practice run at the mechanics of a rightist coup for next time, what does a Biden administration promise us come January 2021?…”

Read Wallace’s news analysis at Truthout

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Dead Epidemiologists: On the Origins of COVID-19 by Rob Wallace

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