How to cultivate love of others in a narcissistic society

I keep thinking about an article I read recently by Darcia Narvaez. In it, she talks about humility. She says that to be humble is to be modest, selfless, and respectful with a world view that is both trusting and…

An idea whose time has come

The idea of a basic income for everyone has been around for centuries. While we generally assume that society should take care of those who cannot care for themselves, the idea that governments should guarantee their citizens a minimum level of income is more controversial, but is gaining in popularity.

FDA and CDC benefit-risk assessments raise questions

On October 26th, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) of the FDA approved one third dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in children five to 11. On November 2nd, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously approved the vaccine. …

Allow antibody testing and proof of infection

You probably heard about the sit down Joe Rogan and Sanjay Gupta had in early October. Among other things, they talked about natural immunity from COVID-19. Joe Rogan has recovered from COVID-19 and believes that he has natural immunity to the disease. …

The US spends $740 billion a year on defense. It can afford $350 billion a year on a safety net for families.

President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan is a $7 trillion plan. It includes:

  • American Rescue Plan ($1.9 trillion) It passed on March 11th.
  • American Jobs Plan ($1.2 trillion) Some of its proposals have passed the Senate.
  • American Families Plan ($3.5 trillion) The American Families Plan, which includes the Child Tax…

The allergic, those pregnant or breastfeeding and those who have recovered from COVID-19 may have good reasons for hesitating to get the vaccine.

The name calling in the press, directed at those who have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, is harsh. Those who have questions are called vaccine resisters, refusers, Anti-Vaxers, and are all lumped together into one disreputable bunch. …

Peggy O'Mara

Peggy O’Mara is an award winning journalist. She was the Editor and Publisher of Mothering Magazine for over 30 years. Her focus is Family, Health, and Justice.

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