Jon Queally: Demands for Kushner to Resign Over Staggering Level of Depravity That Put Politics Before Public Health
Holy hell. Jared Kushner reportedly abandoned a national testing plan because it was *politically advantageous* to sit back and let blue states be eviscerated by the virus.
My favorite comment about Vox Populi comes from contributor Doug Anderson who said, “Vox Populi is basically a personal blog that seems to have swallowed a small planet.”
Trump is not an aberration but the natural consequence of central strands in Republican party politics and political maneuver over the last thirty years.
Unlike China, which turned to its public health experts, Trump turned to Vice President Mike Pence and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Thousands of Americans are dying unnecessarily as a result and … Continue reading →
The practice of medicine demands answers, yet to practice medicine in the United States is an invitation […] to be swallowed by suffering that eludes meaning.
In the middle of the night when he thinks
I’m asleep, Bill will weep without sound
shaking the bed like a curse at God
In 2019 Vox Populi published 751 posts, usually two per day, resulting in over 8 million views. Here is a list of our most popular posts in 2019 listed by category: poetry, personal essays, political articles, and art/music/cinema.
Through song and story, Patti Smith gives us new insight into the transcendent genius of William Blake.
At the gym the other day, a few of us old veterans were talking among ourselves. The subject drifted to how tired we are of that “Thank you for your … Continue reading →
I will die in Paris on a rainy day,
a day I can already remember.
Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy.
When I was a child, my mother told me
God has many faces
And She reveals Herself
In many ways.
Every man who works with his hands
Has seen that look. Maybe we showed up
To patch the roof, service the furnace,
Or unclog the sewer…
“The malignant narcissist is presented as pathologically grandiose, lacking in conscience and behavioral regulation with characteristic demonstrations of joyful cruelty and sadism.”