Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: COVID-19 relief

Democratic legislators introduce COVID Whistleblower Protection Act

The bill seeks to institute stronger legal whistleblower protections for employees who work for entities that receive COVID-19 relief funds

‘Pathetic’: Congress passes COVID relief bill with billions in gifts for...

"I have watched as many of my colleagues rush to provide billions to corporations and wealthy individuals, while admonishing the needs of the majority of families."

Sanders calls on ‘do-nothing’ Senate to approve $2,000 monthly checks, cancel...

“This I know: nothing will happen unless the American people stand up, fight back, and demand, in overwhelming numbers, that the Senate act.”

‘Outrageous, callous, and cruel’: Seniors rip Trump for holding COVID-19 relief...

“Trump’s actions are a war on seniors. He is insisting on threatening Social Security on which most seniors rely for their food, medicine, and other basic necessities.”

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?