Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: Coronavirus

States halt new water shutoffs, leaves previously disconnected households without water...

Our country needs a national ban on water shutoffs for nonpayment with immediate restoration of service to all families who have lost water for an inability to pay their water bills."

Look at life and realize what it means

All of us should be striving for a better society as our goal in life.

To defeat coronavirus, media need to look at real-world examples, not...

The price of not stopping the coronavirus, it turns out, is too great for any nation to pay; that’s the lesson the real world is teaching us, and one we have to heed.

We need a people’s response to coronavirus—and the Sanders campaign is...

Our political revolution has an incredible opportunity because of our infrastructure, culture and leadership to seize this moment.

We’re in a recession, and it’s likely to get worse

The shortcomings of U.S. economic policy, the healthcare system, and workers’ rights are being magnified by the current crisis.

Meet the climate science deniers who downplayed COVID-19 risks

American Council on Science and Health is one of several organizations promoting climate science denial that are now spreading misinformation on the coronavirus, with potentially deadly consequences.

Bernie Sanders proposal for $2 trillion coronavirus emergency plan includes $2,000...

"We must guarantee that everyone who needs care can get it for free, ensure that all workers continue to receive paychecks so they can make ends meet, and stop giant corporations and Wall Street from profiting off the outbreak."

Public health experts: Single-payer systems coping with coronavirus more effectively than...

“Having a healthcare system that's a public strategic asset rather than a business run for profit allows for a degree of coordination and optimal use of resources.”

Why government payment for coronavirus testing is essential

The cost of healthcare doesn’t just protect the patient, but potentially it protects all of us from the spread of disease. Paying that cost should be a matter of social importance.

This coronavirus is unlike anything in our lifetime, and we have...

Every single one, from former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to Harvard professor Ashish Jha, has said we’re not doing enough, that this is far more serious than it is being taken.

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."