Eric: I have been wondering at why the USA is so short of ventilators. This recent article of the NY Times says the Obama administration was trying to be proactive in building an inventory, but capitalism took over.
The U.S. Tried to Build a New Fleet of Ventilators. The Mission Failed.
As the coronavirus spreads, the collapse of the project helps explain America's acute shortage. Thirteen years ago, a…
My wife and I like to watch the preacher Andy Stanley. In a recent sermon, he used New Testament wordage to convince wealthier people to use their wealth for the betterment of the world. Giving $20,000 to a charity is not enough. It was an interesting connection.
However, it kind of lets those of us not in the top 10% off the hook, as if we are not responsible in any way. And I know it is very easy for middle class to think they are poor. Even upper-middle class!
And I think Umair’s average reader is already aligned with the changes Umair is suggesting. Like the CEO giving $20k to a charity, are we really moving the world forward if all we do is to put Umair articles are our Facebook feed?
If we want to re-order the world according to Umair’s ways (and his Eudonomics are worthy ideas), we cannot just vote our way out of this “muck of a fess” we seem to be going through these days.
It is time for a new system of governance. And we, the people, have to build it.
Then maybe, the new kind of political leaders will be able to buy and store the necessary medical equipment for pandemics.