Tag: lockdown

Lockdown response to the coronavirus causing more health harms than the virus itself

photo of woman lying in hospital bed

By Kevin Roche Going randomly here to pick up on a few pieces of new research.  Let’s start out with the often ignored by the media mountain of evidence accumulating about the lockdown response to the coronavirus causing more health…

The great debate: To wear or not to wear?

by Andy Taylor Raleigh, NC – It’s trite to say the country is divided. It’s a presidential election year and the racially charged protests over police conduct ended whatever fleeting moment of national unity there was in the age of coronavirus.…

Drowning in sorrow, with a chaser of research

By Kevin Roche A few short months ago, we were riding high, a vibrant economy lifting everyone’s quality of life, now, nothing but disaster, and we are doing it to ourselves.  Nonetheless, I will press forward attempting to shed as…

North Carolina’s go-slow reopening may be costly

by John Hood Raleigh, NC – Over the first two months of the coronavirus crisis, our state’s labor-market cratered. The number of employed North Carolinians dropped by 820,000, or 17%. Only 56.3% of working-aged residents were either employed or actively…