Thursday, September 16, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

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.

America faces two crises: The coronavirus escalation and Trump in charge...

Message to Trump: lead, follow, or just get the hell out of the way.

Not fit for purpose: Neoliberalism and Covid 19

At this time of crisis, we will still need to raise our voices to call on governments to use their resources to care for ordinary citizens, not cater to the whims of industry and the wealthy.

‘We cannot test. We cannot test’: As coronavirus cases in us...

“Testing is central because that leads to early detection, it minimizes further spread, and it quickly treats those found with the virus.”

Why coronavirus is humanity’s wake-up call

As we respond to the coronavirus emergency and the immediate needs of the people and communities impacted by it, let us also keep in view the systemic needs and possibilities that crisis exposes.

America doesn’t have a public health system

There is no public health system in the U.S., in short, because the richest nation in the world has no capacity to protect the public as a whole, apart from national defense.

Trump holds White House presser to announce much stricter separation guidance...

Hard to take him seriously when he and his team stand shoulder to shoulder and the press crowds in.

What the coronavirus says about us

Trump’s message to governors on lifesaving medical equipment — “get it yourselves” — is grimly appropriate in a country without national health care.

The global media and COVID-19

The media has helped spread panic more often than useful information.

Linked dangers to civilization

Many of the serious dangers that we face today can be addressed by reforming our economic systems.

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6 gentle and respectful ways to help decrease vaccine hesitancy in a friend

It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.

Personal interview: Paul Craig Roberts What are the Prospects for Peace?

The interview focus is on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time.
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Philadelphia agrees to pay $2M to innocent woman beaten by cops

“The behavior that occurred during the interaction between Rickia Young, her nephew, her son, and some of the officers on the scene violated the mission of the Philadelphia Police Department.”

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not corporate media

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.