Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: COVID-19

World AIDS Day is grim reminder of an ongoing epidemic, with...

“World AIDS Day Is a Grim Reminder That We Have [Many Pandemics] Going On.”

Over 130 Secret Service officers in isolation due to COVID outbreak

One government official stated that the agency is backtracing to determine whether most of the infections took place during Trump’s campaign rallies or at the White House.

President-elect Biden’s new COVID-19 task force gives the US a fresh...

Will there be a cohesive message from the top?

How immigrant communities are confronting COVID challenges

"With Caribbean people in general, we have a way of adapting to situations [that] we’re put into to make the most out of them.”

A right-wing think tank is behind the controversial Great Barrington declaration...

“Never in the history of public health has herd immunity been used as a strategy for responding to an outbreak, let alone a pandemic."

In rural America, resentment over COVID-19 shutdowns is colliding with rising...

The early compassionate and cohesive community responses to COVID-19 quickly gave way to growing anger and compliance fatigue.

With COVID-19 rife among VP staffers, Democrats says Pence presiding over...

"Nothing about your presence in the Senate tomorrow can be considered essential."

Universal mask-wearing would save nearly 130,000 lives by spring 2021, study...

The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.

The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Citing ‘big mistakes’ made in Covid-19 fight, Khanna and Warren lead...

“The current administration’s response has exposed serious flaws in the country’s ability to combat large scale public health challenges.”

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Trump backs Senate GOP’s pay freeze for federal workers while giving the rich a...

“In the context of budgetary constraints and the recent, pandemic-related impacts on non-Federal labor markets, the Administration supports the policy in the bill to maintain for 2021 the current level of Federal civilian employee pay.”

‘Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won’t be missed,’ says Sanders as billionaire education secretary attacks...

“What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40 million, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4 million in U.S. taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America.”

Former police officers sentenced to prison for framing innocent man

“These officers shattered the victims’ lives and dishonored the Honolulu Police Department. This community deserved so much better from these officers.”

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0 for unemployment boost,...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.