Sunday, July 12, 2020

Tag: COVID-19

Bernie demands federal COVID-19 protections for airline employees

“We must put the safety of passengers and workers ahead of corporate profits.”

Trump rushed to reopen America. Now COVID is closing in on...

What is Trump and the GOP’s response to this looming catastrophe? Nothing.

How Donald Trump’s failures turned Dallas into a COVID-19 hotspot

Yet Trump not only failed to channel existing stimulus funds to hard-hit areas like Dallas but also refused to use his clout to push an acceptable local government aid package through Congress.

COVID-19 means good times for the Pentagon

While Americans are overwhelmed by the pandemic, the Pentagon and its boosters are exploiting the emergency to feather their own nests

Scientists confirm reusable containers safe to use during coronavirus pandemic

"Based on the best available science and guidance from public health professionals, ​it is clear that reusable systems can be used safely by employing basic hygiene​.​​"

Great mask furor: Monkey trials redux. Faith alone vs. science and...

How much disease and death is enough to force this nation to learn from failure, reject T.V. magic shows and return to sane science?

Senators find $14 billion in unspent funds after Trump admits to...

"Since the start of the coronavirus crisis in our country the President has ignored experts, denied facts, and put his self-interest ahead of Americans' lives—and here he is saying so."

Pandemic of hate: Anti-Asian racism during COVID-19

When Trump calls coronavirus the ‘China Virus’ he INTENTIONALLY stirs up racism against Asian Americans.

Put to the (Covid-19) test by the National Guard in Pennsylvania

Epidemic Epistle IX: A COVID-19 crisis diary by TCBH! members...

A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their...

Pregnant Native American women were singled out for COVID-19 testing based on their race and ZIP code, clinicians say. While awaiting results, some mothers were separated from their newborns, depriving them of the immediate contact doctors recommend.

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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.