Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: COVID-19

The poor at the crossroads

The first and worst hit by pandemics of every sort.

A pandemic of the poor

As we approach 1 million COVID-19 deaths, Americans in poorer counties have died at double the rate of wealthier counties.

Climate change increasing pandemics

Now is the time to address climate change for the health of society.

How young workers are being exploited in the COVID-19 economy

As employers increasingly look to prey on adolescents, the teens will need more protection rather than less.

Johnson does Downing Street: Booze, lies and playacting

Johnson is part of a privileged cozy class (Eton to Oxbridge to Whitehall) that feels themselves exempt from moral duties, social obligations and legal restrictions.

Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine rule for businesses

The Supreme Court ruled that under the law that created OSHA it "empowers the Secretary to set workplace safety standards, not broad public health measures."

2.5 million nurses demand UN probe into ‘COVID-19 criminals’ blocking patent...

"Continued opposition to the TRIPS waiver is resulting in the violation of human rights of peoples across the world."

COVID-19 killed more Americans in 2021 than 2020, and the Republican...

Many Republican governors have forbidden mask mandates and have fought vaccination mandates (routine for other deadly diseases such as polio) in the courts.

7 ways schools can prioritize health and safety this winter

This winter, you can find the perfect illness prevention strategy for your campus by talking to your staff and developing a feasible plan.

Proud Boys & far-right groups tied to Jan. 6 attack reporters...

At least one person was stabbed and two journalists were attacked while covering an anti-vaccine, anti-mask demonstration outside Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, August 14.

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Warnock defeats Walker in Georgia, giving Democrats 51-49 Senate majority

"Democrats can do a lot more with 51 Senate seats."