The “plandemic” conspiracy theory is the latest in a series of myths around the coronavirus

The coronavirus conspiracy news cycle has grown more powerful off of audiences that were already susceptible to misinformation about other health care myths, like anti-vaccination conspiracies. Data: Zignal; Chart: Axios Visuals. Source: The “plandemic” conspiracy theory is the latest in a series of myths around the coronavirus Continue reading The “plandemic” conspiracy theory is the latest in a series of myths around the coronavirus

Coronavirus threatens sharpest decline in global remittances in history

The coronavirus pandemic could cause remittance payments around the world to drop by 20%, the sharpest decline in history — threatening the livelihoods of the families who rely on them, the World Bank projects . Why it matters: Families across the globe are depending on remittances more than ever as the coronavirus crisis batters local economies. Source: Coronavirus threatens sharpest decline in global remittances in … Continue reading Coronavirus threatens sharpest decline in global remittances in history

The word “nostalgia” did not originally mean what it means now. It was coined with a longing for a time when there was no word for what it described

The word ” nostalgia ” did not originally mean what it means now. It was coined with a longing for a time when there was no word for what it described Source: The word “nostalgia” did not originally mean what it means now. It was coined with a longing for a time when there was no word for what it described Continue reading The word “nostalgia” did not originally mean what it means now. It was coined with a longing for a time when there was no word for what it described

Hunger Pandemic: The COVID-19 Effect on Global Food Insecurity — Visual Capitalist

How COVID-19 Could Worsen Global Food Insecurity While COVID-19 is dominating headlines, another kind of emergency is threatening the lives of millions of people around the world—food insecurity. 1,088 more words via Hunger Pandemic: The COVID-19 Effect on Global Food Insecurity — Visual Capitalist Continue reading Hunger Pandemic: The COVID-19 Effect on Global Food Insecurity — Visual Capitalist

Bubblewrapped

By Matthias Paul Kuhlmey. A 2017 observation, more relevant than ever: “Sustainability can only be based on a few things: 1) investing in and improving the educational system, providing basis for widespread opportunity at a fair cost; 2) creating the right economic share across the full spectrum of all economic participants, especially targeting a much-needed improvement of real vs. nominal wages; and 3) aiming for a … Continue reading Bubblewrapped

These Charts Put the Historic U.S. Job Losses in Perspective — Visual Capitalist

These Charts Put the Historic U.S. Job Losses in Perspective When recessions hit, it’s not unusual to see millions of jobs lost. Such episodes are a regular part of the business cycle and when they occur, most businesses do their best to tough things out. Then, as time progresses, it gradually becomes clear that spending… via These Charts Put the Historic U.S. Job Losses in Perspective … Continue reading These Charts Put the Historic U.S. Job Losses in Perspective — Visual Capitalist

Bubblewrapped

By Matthias Paul Kuhlmey. Tension keeps lingering, at times not even allowing the slightest hope of bridging our conquering world views; my wife and I continue to lead a passionate debate over what has been and, more importantly, what we should expect to come. Our ongoing give-and-take, if it had to be defined in brief, is largely centered around regaining perspective on recent geopolitical and … Continue reading Bubblewrapped