Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: health

Meet the volunteer organizing team helping non-union workers during the pandemic

EWOC is an experiment in running a labor organizing project through a large network of volunteers outside of formal unions or worker centers.

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

As hunger soars across nation, US trade & foreign policy is...

Hunger was already at alarming levels in the U.S. before the pandemic, and it’s only gotten worse.

This city makes sure no one goes hungry—even during Covid

By long ago prioritizing residents’ right to healthy food, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, has been able to keep food flowing during the pandemic.

Federal court rules against FDA’s approval of genetically engineered salmon

"Today’s victory will stop FDA from green-lighting such dangerous technologies without fully considering their environmental risks.”

‘This is Trump’s failure’: US reports record 90,400+ Covid cases in...

“Another record day of Covid cases. Not because of testing—but because President Trump has given up on controlling the virus and his administration has failed the American people.”

The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Anxiety, mindfulness and the natural unity of life

Although only now becoming widely known, mindfulness is an ancient technique, shared by Gautama Buddha some 2,500 years ago (but one that may be even older).

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

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.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”