Tuesday, May 17, 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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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.