Mass Death By Public Policy

Last week, Yale epidemiologist Gregg Gonsalves actually went where the US media refuses to tread, tweeting, “How many people will die this summer, before Election Day? What proportion of the deaths will be among African-Americans, Latinos, other people of color? This is getting awfully close to genocide by default. What else do you call mass death by public policy? And I am being serious here: what is happening in the US is purposeful…