What is ‘Weathering’? The phenomenon that is killing Black people slowly

(Photo: Adobe Stock) Racism kills; and that is made abundantly clear with every Black life lost to police misconduct, environmental hazard, or stress-induced illness. But the slow crumbling of our health due to systemic inequalities and generational trauma has a name that you should know about. Social scientists now call repeated exposure to socioeconomic adversity,… Read More »

America’s Bioweapon Secrets

For months, the very mention of the lab-leak hypothesis, which suggests that SARS-CoV-2 leaked from a laboratory in Wuhan, China, would lead to censorship and dismissal. Academics and public health officials staunchly defended the natural-origin theory for SARS-CoV-2 since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic until, finally, in May 2021, the U.S. government ordered U.S.… Read More »