Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: COVID-19

Poorly protected postal workers are catching COVID-19 by the thousands. it’s...

More than 50,000 workers have taken time off for virus-related reasons, slowing mail delivery.

Beware corporate Covid propaganda

CEOs say they’re cutting their own pay in solidarity with laid off or hurting workers — only, not really.

A doctor went to his own employer for a COVID-19 antibody...

Physicians Premier ER charged Dr. Zachary Sussman’s insurance $10,984 for his COVID-19 antibody test even though Sussman worked for the chain and knows the testing materials only cost about $8. Even more surprising: The insurer paid in full.

How cities can combat the dangerous combination of extreme heat and...

The compounding threats of heat and isolation have been laid bare this summer thanks to COVID-19.

No going back: It’s all got to change

Environmental change post COVID.

CDC tells state governors to prepare for Covid vaccine before November...

“Public health officials worry that the Trump administration is looking to roll out a vaccine prematurely, or at least to hype one, before the election as a way to score political points.“

The loan company that sued thousands of low-income Latinos during the...

A monthslong investigation revealed that Oportun Inc., which was founded to help Latino immigrants build credit, routinely uses lawsuits to intimidate a vulnerable population into keeping up with high-interest loan payments — even amid COVID-19.

COVID-19 and the end of autocrats

The outbreak of COVID-19 initially looked like a gift to autocrats around the world — until they botched it.

Halting our descent into tyranny: Defeating the global elite’s Covid-19 coup

You can submit to tyranny or you can resist it.

Trump’s dangerous lies about the Covid economy

Lies about the economy are harder to spot than lies about the coronavirus because the virus’s grim death count is painfully apparent while the economy is complicated.

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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."

War zone America?

Military families — most so much more than mine — have already suffered for far too long without watching our own country become a new war zone.