‘Because we have freed ourselves of the older overt forms of authority, we do not see that we have become the prey of a new kind of authority. We have become automatons who live under the illusion of being self-willing individuals. The German-born humanistic philosopher and social psychologist Erich Fromm spent most of his working … Continue reading To Have or To Be? That is the question
With the Covid-19 threatening the healthcare system, people in Mnarani, Kilifi, are worried about their children. According to the report, 17 toddlers died after exhibiting symptoms which included difficulty in breathing, a fever, general body weakness, and a dry mild cough. One of the parents Zacharia Opollo, lost his daughter, Miriam Ndede (one-and-a-half years old) … Continue reading ‘A ticking time bomb’: Coronavirus spread in Africa
Testing is vital to contain the corona virus covid -19. Countries with the capacity to test will be the first to get their economies running again. The under-resourced and unprepared national health systems of many African countries will have difficulty detecting its presence and are not equipped to respond. It’s easy to lose, not just … Continue reading Test, Test, Test; Why African Countries will be overrun by corona Virus covid-19
Please take a few minutes and find out because this letter is addressed to you. You are a privileged human if; You have stocked your fridge with food to last you a month during this coronavirus period, You have stocked your pantry with dry foods to last you a week or a month You are … Continue reading Are you a privileged human?
“Corona is a black light and America is a cum-stained hotel room,” comedian Megan Amram colorfully tweeted a couple of weeks ago. America’s healthcare system is being highlighted as uninsured COVID-19 patients are racking up $35,000 medical bills and even insured COVID-19 patients are looking at out-of-pocket expenses in excess of $1,300. Combine this with the millions of Americans getting thrown off of … Continue reading Crazy Things About America Being Highlighted By The Corona Virus covid-19
The lifting of the Hubei lockdown is a major milestone in the fight against the coronavirus in China. More than 80% of COVID-19 cases and 96% of deaths in mainland China have been in Hubei. The provincial capital Wuhan, where the virus first appeared late last year and which has had 54% of cases, remains … Continue reading Lockdown lifted but residents of Hubei facing covid-19 stigma
The word ‘pandemic’ bears a similarity to the word ‘panic’ and indeed ‘pandemonium’. In fact ‘pandemic’ evokes an almost instant flush of fear in those easily manipulated by mass media, before any details have even touched the surface or context in which the word is being used. Those who plan the major moves on the … Continue reading The disease called Fear in the face of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic