Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: COVID-19

‘For common benefit of all,’ Ireland nationalizes hospitals for duration of...

“How wonderful is this. A beautiful silver lining.”

Judgment day for the national security state

The coronavirus and the real threats to American safety and freedom...

We need to talk about privilege and the coronavirus pandemic

That so many in the U.S. seem to be operating in paranoia and fear-mongering, there’s no time like the present for us to check our privilege.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of...

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

The politics of the coronavirus

For the far right, the pandemic is a chance to enact border controls and erode the rule of law. It could also expose their utter incompetence.

As coronavirus opens the door to big changes, the left’s most...

For many Americans, it’s time for a system change along the lines of the Nordic model. This has the political establishment deeply worried.

‘This is a trap’: Progressives sound alarm as GOP attempts sneak...

“Senate Republicans are using the coronavirus crisis as a cynical cover to attack our Social Security system.”

Power in a time of coronavirus

To fight like hell for the living will require unrelenting work from progressive movements willing and able to organize effectively in every political arena.

A triage crisis is coming, and it’s personal

Epidemic Epistle: A COVID-19 crisis diary by Dave & Gary Lindorff...

Social distancing is not an option for people in prison and...

Families recount painful conversations with loved ones inside detention centers and join advocates demanding action that detainees be protected against spread of the coronavirus.

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Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."