Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tag: coronavirus pandemic

How many people in the US are hospitalized with COVID-19? Who...

“The most pernicious portion of it is that at the state level and at the regional level we lost our situational awareness.”

Worries about foreign ‘hacking’ of vaccine research place corporate profits ahead...

The Times fully admits that this alleged hacking would not harm U.S. public health, but only the profits of U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

‘F-35s don’t help families pay their bills’: GOP under fire for...

"And this is the time to jam some military procurement into this year that you didn't get last year?"

‘Alarming’: Trump blocks CDC officials from testifying to education panel on...

The White House confirmed its decision to block the testimony of Redfield and other CDC officials, saying the director "has testified on the Hill at least four times over the last three months."

Fair tax solutions for cities facing COVID-19 budget crises

Local elected officials should explore options for generating new revenue in ways that help reduce the inequalities that have worsened the effects of the crisis.

Federal judge rules Trump administration must release detained children from ICE...

“They need to make the sensible choice and release the parents to care for their children.”

Scientists confirm reusable containers safe to use during coronavirus pandemic

"Based on the best available science and guidance from public health professionals, ​it is clear that reusable systems can be used safely by employing basic hygiene​.​​"

Debunking Trump and corporate media’s WHO/China coverup conspiracy theories

Persistent myths are allegations of Chinese manipulation of the World Health Organization (WHO), and blaming Chinese secrecy for the ack of early action on containing the coronavirus.

Senators find $14 billion in unspent funds after Trump admits to...

"Since the start of the coronavirus crisis in our country the President has ignored experts, denied facts, and put his self-interest ahead of Americans' lives—and here he is saying so."

Americans have been bilked out of billions during the pandemic from...

Unless America addresses runaway income inequality and begins protecting the most vulnerable in society, the next pandemic will hit the nation even harder.

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Physicists: 90% chance of human society collapsing within decades

The model developed by the physicists depicts human population growth reaching a maximum level that is undermined by the shrinking of forests, which will not have enough resources left to sustain people.

Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.
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Comparing poverty in India and America

But how does this compare to the worst forms of poverty in other countries?