Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: COVID-19

Demanding greater say in COVID-19 safety policies, just 9% of Walmart...

Labor rights group United for Respect released new polling data regarding Covid-19 precautions as employees demanded to be able to serve on Walmart’s board of directors.

The Wuhan hoax

Covid-19 and Trump’s war on the U.S. Intelligence community...

Navajo Nation has highest COVID-19 infection rate in the US

The Navajo Nation's alarming surge in cases is another example of an underserved and historically marginalized minority population being particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic.

Rare inflammatory disease linked to more than 100 childhood COVID-19 cases

Although it remains unclear whether the condition is related directly to COVID-19, experts recommend taking similar precautions as well as practicing proper hand hygiene and social distancing measures.

“Weaponized and racialized”: Police departments use COVID-19 to target black &...

Black and Brown communities are being disproportionately targeted and policed in New York City’s enforcement measures during the pandemic.

The US leads the world in the number of cases and...

The name of the game in dealing with this kind of crisis is intensive, comprehensive coordination.

The psychology of the COVID-19 coup: The elite, their victims and...

The longer it takes to muster a full response to defeat this coup, the more damage – to our rights, freedoms, economic security, opportunities, democratic governance, the global economy and the environment – will have been inflicted, making the struggle to restore them vastly more difficult.

What happens after the virus?

What is the purpose of our existence? I can think of only one, and that is to make the lives of people on Earth as fulfilling as possible and for as long as possible.

As workers get sick & die from COVID-19, McConnell demands corporate...

“He wants to protect their right to engage in egregious misconduct.”

5 ways environmental damage drives human diseases like COVID-19

Wildlife trade, deforestation, industrial farming and other factors threaten both animals and human health.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.