Entries by Michael Betrus

Weekend Read: How the Media Fueled the Lockdowns

Estimated Reading Time: 28 minutes

COVID-19 triggered lockdowns around the world never before seen. It isn’t the worst pandemic the world has seen, so why were government interventions so swift? There are really two reasons. One, broadband and laptops. Had there not been ways to continue working for the governments and remote learning to bridge education, we’d have not seen […]

The CDC: Source of Misinformation

Estimated Reading Time: 11 minutes

One lasting casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic is lost trust in public health. The CDC recently lifted their recommendation for mask mandates, following nearly all governors already lifting them. It reminded me of a scene in Beverly Hills Cop. Axel Foley had disarmed one robber, and Sergeant Taggart had disarmed the other. When it was over, […]