Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tag: Coronavirus

Trump decides against reopening Affordable Care Act enrollment amid coronavirus pandemic

Progressive lawmakers criticize the Trump administration's decision calling it a deliberate blocking of vulnerable Americans, which with have "negative consequences."

Why Donald Trump’s ‘leadership’ is the real COVID-19 hoax

Trump’s arrogance and failures compound a crisis that’s already damaged the economy and put thousands of Americans in early graves.

‘Drop the Medicare eligibility age to 0 right now’: Study warns...

"For all the abstracted talk over the last year about health insurance churn, we are likely about to see it on an unprecedented scale in terms of velocity and devastation."

Early data shows African Americans have contracted and died of coronavirus...

“When COVID-19 passes and we see the losses … it will be deeply tied to the story of post-World War II policies that left communities marginalized.”

‘Our bodies are on the line’: NYC nurses demand protective gear...

Nurses in California, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada and Texas are protesting one of the nation’s largest hospital chains for a “lack of preparedness” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Change, love and the need for unity

Yes, perhaps unsurprisingly it’s all about love, and the absence of it. Unity is an expression of love.

Earth is shaking a lot less now that everyone is staying...

The reduction in seismic activity, like reduction in air pollution, also show that people are adhering to social distancing guidelines from governments around the world.

Corporate media ignore international cooperation as shortcut to coronavirus vaccine

"Imagine how much faster the research would advance if these researchers were working in collaboration, sharing their results with each other..."

Health insurance companies could skyrocket premiums

The U.S. health care system is ill-equipped when it comes to a pandemic and citizens will be the ones to suffer.

Rightwing populism in a time of crisis

When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.

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Why is Monsanto losing lawsuits over roundup?

Agrochemical corporation Monsanto created Roundup in the 1970s to help farmers more effectively kill the weeds that harmed their crops. Today, Roundup...

‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Early data shows African Americans have contracted and died of coronavirus at an alarming...

“When COVID-19 passes and we see the losses … it will be deeply tied to the story of post-World War II policies that left communities marginalized.”

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."