America Has Cancer: From Every Mountain Side — Symptoms of Disease

When cancer spreads, it prowls the body robbing normal cells, starving them to death. Sometimes cancer is silent, but for America, her cancer has been far from silent.

Some signs, like wages too low for people to meet their needs or better health and longer lives for those with more money, are obvious, but we must look more broadly. Things ordinarily seen as part of cancer may actually be some of its earliest effects.

I’m a public health scholar. POTUS COVID-19 missteps hurt US badly but can’t justify truth-bending.

Photo by Dennis Maliepaard on Unsplash We must be the change we want in the world Imagining what might have been could burn a hole in my gut, but venting my exasperation by bending the truth won’t help. The truth matters. Imagining what might have been — had we acted on Feb 5, 2020 — could burn a hole in my gut. […]