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We need to begin reopening the country! – A personal anecdote for a loss of purpose

Jobs are important. They provide purpose, goals and structure. Our modern capitalist society rewards people for thinking of others, as monetary gain doesn’t simply come from thinking about ones self. Not only are they lifelines to provide physical amenities but they help you meet people, forge friendships and develop skills. Even those jobs deemed ‘dead-end’ jobs are enjoyed by many because of companionships that are formed and purpose it brings. Continue reading We need to begin reopening the country! – A personal anecdote for a loss of purpose

COVID-19 has triggered the debate for Universal Basic Income – but is it the way forward?

30 million in the USA. 6.5 million in the UK. Over a million in Spain. 195 million projected worldwide. I’m talking about job loss and almost all of them have or will have been lost due to the spread of the novel Coronavirus. Continue reading COVID-19 has triggered the debate for Universal Basic Income – but is it the way forward?

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Coronavirus is just the thing Neo-Marxists are looking for

We’re probably sick to death of the eleven letter word on our screens, in our conversations and ruining our lives. But for a particular group of mostly economically ‘progressive’ individuals, it’s the saving grace for society and the opportunity for a complete communistic overhaul of all of our classical institutions and fundamental way of life in the west. Continue reading Coronavirus is just the thing Neo-Marxists are looking for

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Is the cure worse than the disease for Coronavirus?

No country contained the outbreak better than South-Korea. Limiting there spread to just under 10,000 total cases, they managed to contain it to the Daegu region, with help from their contingency plan and red-tape deregulation’s in the wake of their terrible SARS outbreak, which hit the nation hard. Continue reading Is the cure worse than the disease for Coronavirus?

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3 things that the Covid-19 pandemic will force us to think about

Many questions are yet to be answered in the wake of such an outbreak. Were we prepared? Did we need to lock down? What’s the best way to shield the economy in the future? These are some of the trivial debates that commentators and politicians will be stewing over in the coming months. Continue reading 3 things that the Covid-19 pandemic will force us to think about