Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

Beyond COVID: The essential building blocks of a just world

The qualities inherent in this global cleansing are perennial principles that many hold dear: sharing, cooperation, tolerance, understanding.

Lancet report: 40% of US COVID deaths were preventable. The country...

One of the report’s recommendations is reforming the system to a single-payer model like Medicare for All, which President Joe Biden has so far rejected in favor of bolstering the Affordable Care Act.

Democratic legislators introduce COVID Whistleblower Protection Act

The bill seeks to institute stronger legal whistleblower protections for employees who work for entities that receive COVID-19 relief funds

Corporate media’s leaked Chinese documents confirm China didn’t hide Covid-19

It is important for American journalists to combat these misperceptions, so that the U.S. can learn from China’s response on how to better deal with the current crisis.

Hunger in America

COVID-19 and the nightmare of food insecurity.

COVID-19 further exposes inequalities in the global financial system

With a greater public awareness of soaring inequality within countries, it is also important to recognize the deep imbalances across the global financial system.

World AIDS Day is grim reminder of an ongoing epidemic, with...

“World AIDS Day Is a Grim Reminder That We Have [Many Pandemics] Going On.”

Over 130 Secret Service officers in isolation due to COVID outbreak

One government official stated that the agency is backtracing to determine whether most of the infections took place during Trump’s campaign rallies or at the White House.

President-elect Biden’s new COVID-19 task force gives the US a fresh...

Will there be a cohesive message from the top?

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How Biden helped hard-liner Raisi win Iran election

President Biden's failure to quickly rejoin the nuclear agreement with Iran helped a hard-liner to win the presidential election and will leave us on a path toward war with Iran unless he promptly rejoins the JCPOA now.

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Can we conquer our grand dynastic family fortunes?

We most certainly can. We have history on our side.

50 years later, end the War on Drugs

Nixon’s War on Drugs turned out to be a war on people. President Biden should end it once and for all.