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I launched this newsletter in November of 2022, after I became tired of relentlessly and unsuccessfully trying to push existing outlets and journalists to cover the crisis of unmitigated COVID spread.

I was astonished at how quickly the newsletter grew, and how appreciated my pieces have been, particularly in the COVID-aware community.

Many of those who like and share my content are disabled or newly disabled with Long COVID. Disability is expensive, and many cannot afford a few dollars a month for a subscription.

For these reasons, if you are able to afford a paid subscription, I ask that you consider it and help me buy more time to focus my energies on this newsletter.

I have promised never to paywall COVID articles, because I believe the links and information therein are critical public health information. However, I do plan to write cultural commentary and/or personal essays that will be exclusive to paid subscribers in the future.

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International and domestic politics; Deputy Director, Committee LLC; co-host @committeepro; Julie Oliver for Congress 2020, Beto for Senate 2018, Bernie 2016