Monthly Archives: December 2018

1918’s Influenza Epidemic, Here — Part 2, The Forgotten Scourge

By Ron Roizen Soldiers afflicted with influenza being cared for at Camp Funston, Kansas, 1918. Historical studies of the U.S.’s great influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 often note its relative historical unrememberedness.  Even as it was occurring Americans arguably downplayed the epidemic’s … Continue reading

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Time for Shoshone County to Get a Fair Shake From the U.S. Forest Service

Note:  This opinion piece will appear in the Shoshone News-Press as well. A not very optimistic article in the New York Times a few days ago (here) suggested that America’s rural economies are probably in a death spiral.  Something called … Continue reading

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