Our healthcare system is broken, a fact nobody would have disputed in precovid days. Regulatory capture is a reality, and the pharmaceutical industry is fraught with examples. Yet we trusted private-public partnerships to find an optimal solution to a global pandemic, assuming a crisis would bring out the best in historically corrupt institutions.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott this week capped off a year of major election reforms across America by signing hotly debated legislation after a prolonged drama that saw Democratic legislators flee the state in a bid to prevent its passage.
President Biden on Thursday laid out a plan to boost vaccination numbers that includes vaccine mandates for all federal contractors, healthcare workers and businesses with more than 100 employees — who face thousands in fines if they don’t comply.
Some of the largest tech companies have decided to respond to the semiconductor shortage by designing their chips internally. Tech analysts and business people have spoken about the semiconductor shortage and how the coronavirus pandemic has severely drained the resources required to make the chips and parts needed for everyday electronic devices.
Stung by its rout in Afghanistan, the US is doubling down on efforts to punish homegrown dissidents. But while the post-January 6 crackdown brought it into the public eye, the domestic ‘war on terror’ has been underway for years.
In an interview with The Defender, Dominique De Silva described her frustration trying to get answers for the neurological complications she developed after her first dose of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine, and with doctors who dismissed her symptoms and refused to acknowledge the vaccine as a possible cause.
Former President Donald Trump, who knows a lot about fighting -- within both the moderately polite confines of the boxing ring and the no-holds-barred world of politics -- will provide commentary for a boxing event taking place Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, according to ESPN.