Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicides

Tell Home Deport and Lowe's to remove Roundup from store shelves and help protect both human and pollinators' health.

Is COVID-19 causing a spike in addiction rates?

Addiction is hard, especially in tough world or life circumstances, but with support from near or far, you can make it through.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

Online charter schools are not a solution to education in a pandemic

Coronavirus and racism combined with online charters would create a plague of injustice that will never be wiped out.

How Los Angeles is supporting immigrant workers and businesses affected by Covid

A new initiative from LA’s Office of Immigrant Affairs aims to help immigrant business owners and essential workers gain access to economic relief.

US coronavirus deaths pass 200,000 as new surge in cases begins

The U.S. is not alone as the weather starts to change and restrictions ease up slightly.

Poorly protected postal workers are catching COVID-19 by the thousands. it’s one more threat...

More than 50,000 workers have taken time off for virus-related reasons, slowing mail delivery.

Those Americans who refuse to wear masks, those who condone Trump’s reprehensible Covid-19 management

“Here’s what I have concluded: These two groups of Americans, those who reject masks and those who condone, are, not surprisingly, one and the same.”

Uninsured up from last year and pandemic likely to exacerbate this trend

The Census concluded that while employer-sponsored insurance coverage increased last year, directly bought coverage, such as Obamacare, declined.
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Pandemic, wildfires & heat Wave: Undocumented farm workers face ‘triple threat’ as West Coast...

“Farmworkers have continued to work during this whole time, despite fears of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace, despite fears of getting heat stress while they’re at work, and now despite fears of the dangers that wildfire smoke brings.”