Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

Lancet report: 40% of US COVID deaths were preventable. The country...

One of the report’s recommendations is reforming the system to a single-payer model like Medicare for All, which President Joe Biden has so far rejected in favor of bolstering the Affordable Care Act.

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

Corporate media’s leaked Chinese documents confirm China didn’t hide Covid-19

It is important for American journalists to combat these misperceptions, so that the U.S. can learn from China’s response on how to better deal with the current crisis.

Hunger in America

COVID-19 and the nightmare of food insecurity.

COVID-19 further exposes inequalities in the global financial system

With a greater public awareness of soaring inequality within countries, it is also important to recognize the deep imbalances across the global financial system.

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.”

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Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.

Senate parliamentarian says minimum wage increase cannot be in relief bill, Progressives urge VP...

“This is not a difficult decision. Use your power. Keep $15 in.”

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.