Mandates May Save Nursing Homes, Good Luck for the Rest of Us

COVID-19 Health Care

Marble Falls      The U. S. Supreme Court majority let its ideology blind its duty to the community by voiding the public health vaccine mandate, but at least they found an excuse to require health care facilities to maintain a vaccinated workforce.  Any health care facility, obviously including nursing homes and hospitals, that receives any federal money will …

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Politicizing and Dehumanizing Skills

Anti-Racism History HUman Rights Ideas and Issues

  Marble Falls      Talking to NYU Professor Natasha Iskander on Wade’s World  and reading her new book, Does Skill Make Us Human?  Migrant Workers in 21st Century Qatar and Beyond, forces us to confront the fact that we don’t think enough about skills.  Employers, educators and politicians constantly promote more effort and programs to increase skills.  We all talk about …

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