Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Covid-19 pandemic

Hunger in America

COVID-19 and the nightmare of food insecurity.

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."

‘Housing is healthcare’: Evictions have exacerbated Covid-19 pandemic, research shows

“This is a time where it’s not an overstatement to say that for many people, eviction can lead to death.”

Supreme Court blocks New York’s restrictions on religion amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court's majority ruled that "even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten."

A people’s vaccine? Drugmakers set to profit from COVID vaccines made...

“The investment in these vaccines, as for most drugs, has really been underwritten by the taxpayer, by the government.”

‘It’s even worse on video’: Trump adviser welcomes killing loved ones...

“Eat, drink, and be merry, because tomorrow my policies may kill you.”

Trump advisers privately warned GOP donors about COVID-19 in February while...

There is a discrepancy between Trump's cheerful public messaging to Americans in February and the less optimistic information that White House officials shared simultaneously with GOP donors.

Watch: One family’s tragic Covid-19 story shows why voting matters

Vote like your life depends on it because someone you love could be the next COVID-19 tragedy.

The long haul

Or living through pandemic-plus...

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?