Posts Tagged ‘ system ’

Aphorisms I — Caesura

Frank Stella, The Marriage Of Reason and Squalor II, 1959. From: MoMa

The weight of the past is felt in the most inconspicuous of circumstances.

Source: Aphorisms I — Caesura

A German Exception? Why the Country’s Coronavirus Death Rate Is Low – The New York Times

Beyond mass testing and the preparedness of the health care system, many also see Chancellor Angela Merkel’s leadership as one reason the fatality rate has been kept low.

Ms. Merkel, a trained scientist, has communicated clearly, calmly and regularly throughout the crisis, as she imposed ever-stricter social distancing measures on the country. The restrictions, which have been crucial to slowing the spread of the pandemic, met with little political opposition and are broadly followed.

The chancellor’s approval ratings have soared.

“Maybe our biggest strength in Germany,” said Professor Kräusslich, “is the rational decision-making at the highest level of government combined with the trust the government enjoys in the population.”

Christopher F. Schuetze contributed reporting.

WHEN THE LAMBS RISE UP AGAINST THE BIRD OF PREY by Anne Boyer

WHEN THE LAMBS RISE UP AGAINST THE BIRD OF PREY.

21 Ways the Canadian Health Care System is Better than Obamacare | Common Dreams

21 Ways the Canadian Health Care System is Better than Obamacare | Common Dreams.