Posts by sarcozona
Two Japanese Jabberwocky Poems – J-En Translations — Read on j-entranslations.com/two-japanese-jabberwocky-poems/
Ethics of helping a minor get vaccinated? – Covid vaccine antivax | Ask MetaFilter — Read on ask.metafilter.com/356159/Ethics-of-helping-a-minor-get-vaccinated
Climate change focus moves to the suburbs as cities continue to sprawl — Read on www.cbc.ca/lite/story/1.6105357 Most people who move to the suburbs do it because it’s subsidized and incentivized at every level of government relative to housing + transport in a city. It’s not that hard to build 1200-1500 sq ft apartments or rowhomes […]
Today as I’m paging through reviews for $800 HEPA filters in an early smoke season during a pandemic, I’m remembering a sci-fi story where you had to buy clean air and poor people coughed and scrimped for air canisters and died. If we’d fixed ventilation and air purification instead of just shutting restaurants and gyms […]
It is hard to see how a figure so marvelously intemperate could ever be bridled to the satisfaction of the Anglo-American mainstream. Still, the intellectual historian Robert Zaretsky has made an impressive attempt to win over skeptics in his new book, The Subversive Simone Weil: A Life in Five Ideas. Somewhere between biography and philosophical […]
Instead of hoping that I get well enough that I don’t have to sleep with this tacky plastic basin next to my bed, I’m just going to find a vomit receptacle that blends in with my room’s decor. I could puke in a nice vase.
CBC Lite | Quebec ERs ‘on the verge of a breakdown’ and need help, emergency doctor says — Read on www.cbc.ca/lite/story/1.6099487 We don’t have healthcare capacity for even small additional covid waves. We don’t even have healthcare capacity for non-covid issues right now.