Yet Trump not only failed to channel existing stimulus funds to hard-hit areas like Dallas but also refused to use his clout to push an acceptable local government aid package through Congress.
In a crisis like that, public servants will rely on the public to stand with them in demanding that officials implement aggressive safety plans and provide the other resources that workers need.
For more than 200 years, ordinary Americans have taken to the streets to oppose injustice and improve their lives. That foundational right has been the basis for real change in the nation.
Decades of industrial decline left America unprepared for the pandemic. COVID-19 simply caught America flat-footed.
The agency’s importance is growing. Come November, American democracy may depend on it.
McConnell is focused on one thing—capitalizing on the crisis at the expense of working Americans.
Meanwhile, deaths of slaughterhouse workers have been reported in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Colorado.
Congress must leave the steel and aluminum tariffs in place and redouble efforts to find new uses for American products.