Technology has changed the basics of how people live, work, and interact with one another. There is no historical reference point that you can use to compare how quickly technology is advancing. Much of the new technology being produced can transform how society protects the environment. This has led many politicians to argue that the government has the responsibility to fund technology that can protect the planet.… [Read more]
Archives for 2020
It’s been several months since the first recorded case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported. In this time, the healthcare industry has been put into overdrive as essential workers try to take care of those infected by the virus. This also means that other health concerns, such as sexual health, have had to be put on the backburner.… [Read more]
Are you hoping to go to college in the next few years? Despite the current ravages of COVID-19 and changes in the delivery of education, the world’s students must prepare to take advantage of learning opportunities where available. Even though many institutions are closed or changing their operations, it could be worth preparing a few things in advance.… [Read more]
Regulations are necessary for our health. With strict regulations in place for food and public safety, people can be protected at a much greater rate. While not everyone agrees with regulations, arguing that the free market will regulate itself or that the government should not control what is bought and sold, there are some strong reasons why FDA and other food regulations improve our lives.… [Read more]
For millions of low-income, disabled, and the middle class generally, remote work isn’t an option and running water can be a luxury. Social distancing isn’t a topic in a densely packed public housing. When then should be said about self-isolation or getting adequate medical care amid the coronavirus issue? Coronavirus is killing the middle class – and it could crush it.… [Read more]
The armed forces of the United States protect the country as well as the people who live there. While we have troops that defend the skies and land, there are special men and women who keep the water edge safe. Here are a few of the duties of the Coast Guard.Patrolling Waters
The primary task of this division is to secure the border by patrolling the edge of international waters.… [Read more]
If anything good can be said to have come of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is that, at last, our first responders, doctors, and, especially, our nurses are finally being recognized as the true superheroes of the world. But there’s one population of nurses that is too frequently overlooked, and that’s the prison nurse.
Compassion and steely strength are a part of a nurse’s job description.… [Read more]
Supply Shortages in the Age of Coronavirus Means Less Precursor Chemicals for Making Meth, and Higher Prices
The spread of the coronavirus has affected day-to-day life in countless ways. Shortages of common household items and stay-at-home orders are two trends that come to mind.
In the world of the illicit drug trade, COVID-19 has had an impact, too.
The normally seamless linking of global supply chains have unraveled in recent weeks. The result: The chemicals needed to manufacture methamphetamine and fentanyl are harder to acquire.… [Read more]
Many environmentalists believe that reducing traffic on the public roads would help cut down on the amount of air pollution causing problems to nature and human health. Fewer cars on the road would also lessen the amount of time commuters spend driving to and from work and other destinations and possibly reduce the number of traffic accidents.… [Read more]