Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

How COVID-19 showed America’s dependence on blue-collar workers

These workers are the lifeblood of the nation. They step up every day and keep America running—even during a pandemic.

“Pure baloney”: Zoologist debunks Trump’s COVID-19 origin theory, explains animal-human transmission

“The idea that this virus escaped from a lab is just pure baloney. These pandemic viruses that emerge originate in wildlife.”

The decade of transformation: Being in balance with nature

The climate crisis requires us to flatten the curve of our greenhouse gas emissions and toxic, polluting society.

Why the Supreme Court made Wisconsin vote during the coronavirus crisis

That decision sent what I believe to be a clear message to Americans: Don’t turn to the Supreme Court to protect your right to vote, even in the case of a genuine emergency.

Justice Dept launches investigation into recent deaths at nursing home for...

“We will aggressively investigate recent events at the Home and, as needed, require the Commonwealth to adopt reforms to ensure patient safety in the future."

‘Bullying of marginalized workers’: Trump moves to slash pay of guest...

"While immigrant farm workers risk their lives working w/o sufficient protection during this dangerous time, this country is excluding them from federal relief packages and lobbying to lower their wages."

The United States is where COVID-19 deaths are being under-reported

While the United States government and corporate media point fingers at China, accusing the Chinese government of under-reporting the number of deaths from COVID-19, it is actually the U.S. and not China that has that problem.

Why Canadians and Americans are buying guns during the coronavirus pandemic

There are major differences between the gun purchase spikes in Canada and the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will hopefully set anxious Canadian minds at ease and let everyone get back to focusing on more pressing problems.

5 big environment stories you probably missed while you’ve been watching...

But while we might need to ignore climate change right now if only to save our sanity, it certainly hasn’t been ignoring us.

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

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Liberal media propaganda tells the world: America is first

. . . toward America First-ism in foreign policy.

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.