looks like there nearly as many shortages listed before the pandemic; 210 in late 2019: https://web.archive.org/web/20190829140928/https://www.ashp.org/drug-shortages/current-shortages/drug-shortages-list?page=CurrentShortages
Not arguing that the current situation is a disgrace, though. Private industry can’t provide for people’s needs and we’re not allowed any alternatives.
My employer uses ubuntu for operations, and so I have experience using it in that settings. My thoughts:
For desktop, I like Arch too much to use Ubuntu or any other fixed-release distro.
The purpose of VOA writing about this is manufacturing consent among the public for when the govt helicopter money starts pouring onto tech companies for “innovation” which will manifest as massive PR spend and share buybacks.
Private capital has no national allegiance. If bolstering the u.s. tech sector doesn’t increase margins, it isn’t going to happen.
Yep I commuted several winters in Chicago and biking in the snow was def doable. Here are some tips:
Jeff Sachs seems to think it COVID was created in a lab under the direction of u.s. researchers: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2022/08/why-the-chair-of-the-lancets-covid-19-commission-thinks-the-us-government-is-preventing-a-real-investigation-into-the-pandemic/
The link you shared doesn’t appear to be the same organization which is developing matrix.org. The foundation page claims the org is based in the the UK: https://matrix.org/foundation/
2023 Russia is not The Soviet Union.