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The World / Re: Covid Culture (was Outbreak Culture)
« Last post by waldo on April 14, 2021, 11:14:28 pm »
oh Eric - there you go again!

   

{h/t economist Trevor Tombe}... and, again, that broader all encompassing category 'World' doesn't delineate those countries that are using Chinese and/or Russian vaccines, while also including countries with relatively low populations.

on edit: Canada reached #2 ranking within G7 countries
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General Discussion / Re: Defund the Police
« Last post by Black Dog on April 14, 2021, 10:44:43 pm »
LOL

You’re quite the dreamer. 

You should put world peace on the list while you’re at it...


I'm saying what needs to be done not that it will be done.
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General Discussion / Re: Defund the Police
« Last post by bcsapper on April 14, 2021, 07:32:22 pm »
It's a shame the video is no longer on YouTube.  Have to make do with the sound.

It's pretty good, except for the impossible bit at the end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_ryjjeNc5k
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General Discussion / Re: Defund the Police
« Last post by the_squid on April 14, 2021, 04:16:11 pm »
"We need to do this thing that has been tried over and over again and has failed over and over again."

You can't reform it. You can try to rebuild it but first you need to fire every single cop, dismantle every police union, and disband every department and start all over from scratch.

LOL

You’re quite the dreamer. 

You should put world peace on the list while you’re at it...
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General Discussion / Re: Defund the Police
« Last post by Black Dog on April 14, 2021, 02:36:00 pm »
https://twitter.com/RashidaTlaib/status/1381745303997534216?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

This crazy person Congresswoman's solution to these problems:  "No more policing, incarceration, and militarization. It can't be reformed."

We need people to enforce the law and to defend borders from countries/people who mean us harm.  Yes it can be reformed, there's no other choice.  You just need major reform, and very strict accountability and oversight. Officers do these things because they are poorly trained and they know they can get away with it.

"We need to do this thing that has been tried over and over again and has failed over and over again."

You can't reform it. You can try to rebuild it but first you need to fire every single cop, dismantle every police union, and disband every department and start all over from scratch.
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General Discussion / Re: Defund the Police
« Last post by Gorgeous Graham on April 14, 2021, 01:19:37 pm »
https://twitter.com/RashidaTlaib/status/1381745303997534216?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

This crazy person Congresswoman's solution to these problems:  "No more policing, incarceration, and militarization. It can't be reformed."

We need people to enforce the law and to defend borders from countries/people who mean us harm.  Yes it can be reformed, there's no other choice.  You just need major reform, and very strict accountability and oversight.  Officers do these things because they are poorly trained and they know they can get away with it.
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General Discussion / Re: Defund the Police
« Last post by cybercoma on April 14, 2021, 11:19:32 am »
I'd say there needs to be accountability, but they already have accountability to the racist structures that have governed America for generations. Burn it to the ground and start over.
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The World / Re: Covid Culture (was Outbreak Culture)
« Last post by eyeball on April 13, 2021, 10:10:36 pm »
So...now I'll be able to blame my senior's moments on software updates!  The install is a little disorienting. Makes my eyeballs go round and round.

Ba dum tsss!

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The World / Re: Covid Culture (was Outbreak Culture)
« Last post by Gorgeous Graham on April 13, 2021, 08:53:33 pm »
like did Ontario Cons think no one would check? These 'hot spots' getting vaccine priority are less hard-hit by COVID-19 than Ontario average



Ford gov trying to genocide people who don't vote for them, and save the lives of people who do?

That's...quite the serious allegation.  Something does look a bit fishy.  From the article:

"Five postal code zones declared as hot spots have rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalization and death that are actually below the provincial averages, according to data compiled by ICES, a research institute focused on health issues in Ontario.

The designation of hot spot gives people in those areas higher priority for vaccinations, despite their lower-than-average pandemic burden. More than 175,000 people live in the five postal codes zones, four of them in ridings represented by Progressive Conservative MPPs.

CBC's review of the data identified seven postal code zones that have felt a greater impact from COVID-19 as measured by the province's official criteria, yet are not classed as hot spots. All are located in ridings held by the opposition parties.
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