Author Archive for Clare Howard

Clare Howard is the editor of the Community Word. She can be reached at

No oxygen in lungs of the world

COVID-19 is roiling every corner of the globe, even in the most remote regions of the Amazon. Indigenous people there, in the United States and other countries are particularly hard hit by COVID. Inequality is a COVID super spreader. International…

Disinformation, Gannett and PJS

S.A. Shepler (c) 2020 Community Word

The Journal Star has clearly deteriorated under GateHouse and now Gannett ownership, but a new low was reached Sunday Nov. 15 with a column on page B1 about Gov. JB Pritzker’s order restricting indoor dining in restaurants and bars. The…