Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

This blog is written by Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Posts appear Monday & Wednesday.

Racism, Magical Thinking & the Coronavirus

Rather than quarantining travelers, our leaders chose a course of action that led to entire countries being locked down. 

May 25, 2020

This Blog Will Return May 20th

In the interim, I recommend this brilliant essay on what the coronavirus has taught us.

April 22, 2020

Coronavirus Math: The Number I’m Watching

How are different countries coping? What is the case fatality rate?

March 4, 2020

When Is A Pandemic Not A Pandemic?

The World Health Organization is playing games.

February 26, 2020

Ramming the ‘Great Food Transformation’ Down Our Throats

You’ll eat those vegetables – or else.

January 23, 2019

Activists Aren’t Always the Good Guys

Green groups are perpetual outrage machines.

March 16, 2018

Flagrant Climate PR from the Australian Associated Press

A polar explorer is falsely described as a climate scientist in a news story; his activist connections aren’t reported.

October 29, 2015