Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees...

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

As nation mourns 100,000 dead, Trump goes golfing

By CNN’s count, this was the president's 357th visit to one of his properties and his 265th trip to one of his golf clubs during his presidency.

War is a poor metaphor for this pandemic

"Wars target enemies and accrue authority to the state. They marginalize vulnerable communities and disenfranchise the people writ large."

Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and...

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."

The Feds gave a former White House official $3 million to...

Zach Fuentes, former deputy chief of staff to President Trump, won the contract just days after registering his company. He sold Chinese masks to the government just as federal regulators were scrutinizing foreign-made equipment.

Memorial Day: Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

Here are eight ways the pandemic threatens veterans.

Coronavirus reminds you of death – and amplifies your core values,...

Recognizing that the coronavirus poses the same existential threat for all of us helps underscore that humanity is a group we all belong to.

Navajo Nation has highest COVID-19 infection rate in the US

The Navajo Nation's alarming surge in cases is another example of an underserved and historically marginalized minority population being particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Stay alive, stay at home, organize’: Rev. Barber sets June 20...

“We’re not going to just die. We’re going to stand up and fight back.”

First came interesting times—then came the mother of all curses

Taking a look at the pandemic through a different kind of lens—here's a serious point the mainstream media has overlooked for the most part.

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Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Is Stacey Abrams progressive?

While she likes to describe herself as a progressive and as a pragmatist, Stacey Abrams is now on a national path that looks far more “pragmatic” than progressive.

Federal Court Judge declares Florida poll tax unconstitutional

“Today’s decision is a landmark victory for hundreds of thousands of voters who want their voices to be heard.”
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Noam Chomsky on Trump’s disastrous coronavirus response, WHO, China, Gaza and global capitalism

"This is the most crucial election in human history, literally. Another four years of Trump, and we’re in deep trouble."

$3,278 ER visit for coughing fits and fever amid Covid-19 pandemic highlights failure of...

“Congress and insurers have made all of these promises to waive copays for treatment and testing but we’re hearing that's not always the reality.”