Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

Citing ‘big mistakes’ made in Covid-19 fight, Khanna and Warren lead...

“The current administration’s response has exposed serious flaws in the country’s ability to combat large scale public health challenges.”

As winter approaches, states consider how to keep Covid in check

As the U.S. braces for a seasonal uptick in COVID-19 cases, two public health researchers assess what’s worked for states to keep infection rates low.

How Trump’s politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic put every American at...

Trump continues to trivialize the virus in a pathetic ploy to shore up his sagging image before the Nov. 3 election.

Could antibody generation change medicine?

The beginning of this decade has turned into one of the most challenging in recent memory, especially in the field of medicine.

Horseshoe crab blood key to COVID-19 vaccine despite negative impact it...

“An estimated 50,000 of them die in the [vaccine] process and human interference also means that the species is now vulnerable to extinction."

Trump getting COVID is his Hurricane Sandy October Surprise for science...

From COVID-19 to the hurricanes of the climate crisis, even "moderate" Republicans have continually displayed a willingness to ignore and malign science.

Mr. Trump: do you now understand the ramifications of your anti-mask...

Based on three reversals in a short span of time, I’d say that he should be readmitted to Walter Reed for more intensive treatment. And here’s a big plus. I believe they have a world-class psychiatric ward.

Labor unions and green groups sue Trump Admin for ‘failure to...

“People are dying, and more people are going to die because the Trump administration has totally failed to protect Americans who have been on the job throughout the pandemic keeping our country running.”

“I’m not going to waste my time on a virtual debate,”...

The Commission on Presidential Debates said Thursday morning that the town hall-style event will take place virtually to “protect the health and safety of all involved.”

‘She has recklessly endangered lives’: Trump Press Secretary tests positive for...

McEnany, like other members of the Trump administration who have contracted Covid-19 in recent days, has repeatedly refused to wear a mask when speaking to the press and interacting with others.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."