Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Covid-19 pandemic

“Don’t be afraid of Covid”: Trump removes mask & fuels misinformation...

“I stood out front. I led. Nobody that’s a leader would not do what I did. And I know there’s a risk, there’s a danger, but that’s OK.”

Trump’s COVID: Empathy for the world’s least empathetic person?

Out of respect. He’s a human being. And he’s our president.

As Trump scorned COVID-19 precautions, climate deniers echoed and expanded that...

Trump isn’t the only politician who’s urged inaction on both climate and COVID.

Amazon reveals nearly 20,000 employees have contracted the coronavirus

Meanwhile, the company's profits have soared as demand for online shopping increased during the pandemic.

Just after declaring ‘end of the pandemic is in sight,’ Trump...

A spokesperson for the French government said Trump’s diagnosis “demonstrates that the virus spares no one, including those who have shown skepticism.”

Parents and teachers nationwide join together demanding Congress pass $250 billion...

“When the coronavirus pandemic began, parents, teachers, and child care providers stepped up.”

Medicating isolation

Drug use in the COVID-19 moment.

The evidence is clear: The US public wants science-based policies for...

Any true hope in ending despair and the unchecked spread of the coronavirus must begin by following the public’s clearly documented trust in science.

Hundreds of thousands of nursing home residents may not be able...

Under federal law, nursing homes have a duty to facilitate residents’ rights, including voting. But even before the pandemic, compliance was spotty.

The “great” reopening

Or setting America’s schools up to fail...

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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?