Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: coronavirus pandemic

Biden announces actions to address the growing hunger crisis facing 29...

Biden's actions are described as "equitable emergency economic relief" that would "help Americans persevere through the pandemic," according to a White House statement.

How workers and management at one company teamed up to fight...

PCI and Local 286 recognized early on the importance of protecting workers from the virus and preparing for a possible role in distributing vaccines.

Bernie releases statement on GOP blocking $2,000 stimulus checks

“At a time when so many Americans are facing economic desperation, it is tragic that the Republican leadership has turned their backs on the working families of this country."

People’s vaccine: Calls grow for equal access to coronavirus vaccine as...

A growing movement is calling for the development of a people’s vaccine and the suspension of intellectual property rights to expand access.

Democrats urged to fight for bigger relief checks as lame-duck Trump...

"Trump is privately demanding $2,000 stimulus checks. McConnell is quietly fretting over Georgia. Democrats control the leverage, they should demand larger stimulus in the package being negotiated."

HEROES Act to give $350 million in coronavirus aid to 50...

“Should American taxpayers from lower-income areas be subsidizing the lifestyles of the rich and famous?"

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

DOJ to appeal judge’s injunction against ‘cruel, unprecedented policy’ of deporting...

The Trump administration—which has denied the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and seized infants from their parents—claims it is acting in the interest of public health and children.

Multisolving our way to Covid-19 economic recovery

Addressing the coronavirus pandemic can also provide opportunities to fight climate change and boost equity.

President-elect Biden’s new COVID-19 task force gives the US a fresh...

Will there be a cohesive message from the top?

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.