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(1/x) Day 7: Pinch hitting for @BonuraErin on this tweetatorial for the #COVID intercession she masterfully designed! On 5/6, we had me discussing the international pandemic responses (2-9) & Dr. Kelsey Priest (@kelseycpriest) talking #syndemics Re addiction dz & COVID19 (10-18).
(2/x) Session 7.1 (Strnad): COVID - Comparing the World’s Responses: We attempted to discuss this topic w/ language highlighting the ways that understandable and changeable actions that countries, businesses, & people perform have influenced different national stories of COVID.
(3/x) Comparing data like national deaths, or even national deaths/per capita can be misleading during a pandemic that is influencing different countries at different times. When did #COVID really hit the countries? Where are you in the epidemiological curve? Eg)
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Many of us have known this for a while now but it's quickly becoming apparent that, especially after the recent #GeneralElectionResults2019, #Racism in the UK is, not only going to increase, but become even more brutal, widespread & acceptable, as #racists become emboldened by /1
the fact that the Gov itself & those right in the heart of it, not only don't *effectively* condemn #racism but are, in fact, guilty of it *themselves*.

Get ready to see A LOT more (and a lot WORSE) than the examples below, in the future (near & otherwise) against *every /2
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1. Secret trials in 🇦🇺? Surely not. Expunging the convicted's name from public record? It couldn't happen here could it?

READ ON... It happened to @WitnessJ8

"Who is Canberra’s mysterious ‘secret prisoner’?" By Robert Macklin

#Auspol @OZloop #WintessJ
citynews.com.au/2019/who-is-ca…
2. Author ROBERT MACKLIN finds himself drawn into murky, security intrigue as Canberra’s “secret prisoner”, an Australian soldier stripped by the government of his real name, takes on the Alexander Maconochie Centre in court. Who is this man and what is his story? 

#WitnessJ
3. THERE is no end to the cost of war. The battlefield casualties grab the headlines, but so many of its crises take place behind the darkened shutters of our hospitals and, occasionally, our courtrooms.

One occurred in Canberra’s Supreme Court 4 last Friday (November 8).
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