Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: Coronavirus

Coronavirus discriminates against Black lives through surveillance, policing and the absence...

Black lives are further in peril in a time of COVID-19. Subject to death on both the public health and policing fronts, we will not be silent.

The pandemic is an opportunity for major change—we need to get...

Our opponents try to maximize their profits through shake-ups like this one, pouring time and energy into learning how to use their opportunity. We can also increase our learning curve as rapidly as possible.

Elizabeth Warren urges Treasury and Fed to protect workers and taxpayers...

“You can and must do better for American workers, taxpayers, and the economy.”

“Pure baloney”: Zoologist debunks Trump’s COVID-19 origin theory, explains animal-human transmission

“The idea that this virus escaped from a lab is just pure baloney. These pandemic viruses that emerge originate in wildlife.”

The decade of transformation: Being in balance with nature

The climate crisis requires us to flatten the curve of our greenhouse gas emissions and toxic, polluting society.

How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities...

In our own pandemic – with some of the most well-off now clamoring for the economy to re-open, despite the ongoing spread of the disease – these issues are strikingly relevant.

Trump’s failed coronavirus response

At every point, Trump has used this crisis to compliment himself. This is not leadership. This is the exact opposite of leadership.

Cuba under media attack for sending doctors, not bombs, to help...

The Cuban approach stands in marked contrast to the modus operandi of the global superpower and Cuba’s primary antagonist, the United States.

‘Terrified to go to work’: Hundreds of workers in meat &...

Meanwhile, deaths of slaughterhouse workers have been reported in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Colorado.

A complete abomination’: Mega-rich hedge funds swoop down to grab COVID-19...

"Without oversight, this is what's happening with the $2 trillion coronavirus bailout: hedge fund managers are claiming relief funds as 'small businesses.'"

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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."