Thursday, October 22, 2020

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.

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.

A doctor went to his own employer for a COVID-19 antibody test. It cost...

Physicians Premier ER charged Dr. Zachary Sussman’s insurance $10,984 for his COVID-19 antibody test even though Sussman worked for the chain and knows the testing materials only cost about $8. Even more surprising: The insurer paid in full.

CDC tells state governors to prepare for Covid vaccine before November elections

“Public health officials worry that the Trump administration is looking to roll out a vaccine prematurely, or at least to hype one, before the election as a way to score political points.“

54 million people in the US may go hungry during pandemic—can urban farms help?

In the COVID era, growing food locally has become more essential than ever.

The Atlantic Ocean contains at least 10 times more plastic pollution than previously estimated

Hopefully, with this new research, policymakers can make moves to stop plastic pollution that is harming marine life, the environment, and ultimately us.

Scientist find microplastics in human organs giving activists more ammo to demand change in...

“It would be naive to believe there is plastic everywhere but just not in us.”

The specter of a national collapse looms over America as this virus runs rampant,...

America has a terrible, horrific problem in that it can’t seem to find the ways to bring this virus under control.