Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Why workers Memorial Day is a national call to action

“The goal for every one of our team members is to ensure all of our brothers and sisters go home safely to their families each and every day.”

How America can curb the epidemic of violence against health care...

Health care professionals are five times more likely to encounter violence on the job than other Americans.

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

Why America needs new infrastructure to survive

Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them.

You don’t want to imagine an ocean without coral reefs—but you...

Scientists call the coral reefs the “rainforests of the sea,” because coral reefs—like rainforests—are highly diverse ecosystems; their destruction would lead to the extinction of a large number of species.

Why America’s future depends on rebuilding our factories

Biden’s Build Back Better campaign will make commonsense investments in U.S. manufacturing that put millions to work and ensure a reliable, high-quality supply of critical goods.

Tyson exploits consumers just like its animals and the workers who...

Vulnerable workers, abused animals and a rigged system are the foundation of an unethical, destructive business model.

How Americans can help the frontline workers battling Covid-19

The pandemic highlighted the essential work that nursing home staff members perform—and the necessity of treating them as essential workers from now on.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”