The Week’s Links 17/04/20

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Taking profits out of long-term care: a conversation with Albert Banerjee
by Said Noorsumar, January 3 2020|
Read here.

How the hunt for profits has shaped Ontario’s home care system
by Said Noorsumar, January 17, 2020 |
Read here.

Power, profit and politics in Ontario’s home-care sector
by Said Noorsumar
March 6, 2020 |
Read here.

As COVID-19 ravages nursing homes researcher warns that home-care patients can’t be forgotten
Though home-care patients are obviously more spread out than nursing home patients, an outbreak in a community could quickly prove devastating to them
by Brian Platt, National Post, April 17, 2020
Read here.

COVID-19: Are we making decisions without reliable data?
Munk Debates Podcast, March 26, 2020, with epidemiologists John Ioannidis and Sten Vermund
You can listen here.

Ghana’s president has invoked a tough new law against coronavirus: why it’s disquieting
by Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua, The Conversation, April 7, 2020
Read here.

There Is No Outside
Health workers can respond to this crisis by taking up working-class struggles as our own
by Karim Sariahmed, April 8, 2020 | n+1
Read here.

The Ideas That Won’t Survive the Coronavirus
Covid-19 is killing off the myth that we are the greatest country on earth.
By Viet Thanh Nguyen, The New York Times, April 10, 2020
Read here.

Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting
You are not crazy my friends
by Julio Vincent Gambit, April 10 2020
Read here.

The WHO v coronavirus: why it can’t handle the pandemic
Attacked by Trump and ignored by many of its most powerful members
the World Health Organization is facing a major crisis – just at the moment we need it most.

by Stephen Buranyi, The Guardian, April 14, 2020
Read here.

Bigger Brother
Review and discussion of Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power,
by Tim Wu, The New York Review of Books, Issue dated April 9, 2020
Read here.

Privacy in the balance
The pandemic is accelerating the spread of Big Data. Canadian law and regulation will have to find a way to keep up.
by Leo Singer | CBA National – Canadian Legal Affairs, 15 April 2020
Read here.

John Prine’s Perfect Songs
Amanda Petrusic, The New Yorker, April 82020
Read here.

And this announcement …

A special issue in honour of and tribute to the late Martin Khor
SUNS – South North Development Monitor, Third World Network, #9100, Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Read here.
Watch a video created by Andrew Ng Yew Han as tribute to Martin Khor here.

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