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A column by Abby Zimet
A column by Abby Zimet

667,000 and Counting: In America, Fucking Remember

At 3 a.m. Tuesday, volunteers began planting the first of 662,000 white flags on the National Mall in mournful tribute to America's unholy COVID death toll, which has passed the Civil War's record carnage and is now surging at 1,800 deaths a day. The largest public art project since 1987's AIDS quilt likewise serves as bitter testimony to both loss and criminal ignorance, especially for doctors who've "given too much already" and now see so much harsh education based not on science but "personal tragedy.” Apt message to a witless populace: "Oh My Fucking God, Get the Fucking Vaccine Already."

Abby Zimet · Sep 14, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Blasted for 'Unconscionable Profits,' Monopolies, and Low Taxes

"Big Pharma's business model—receive billions in public investments, charge exorbitant prices for lifesaving medicines, pay little tax—is gold dust for wealthy investors and corporate executives but devastating for global public health."
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