Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: Pandemic crisis

How a Seattle neighborhood confronted food insecurity in the pandemic

Seattle’s square-mile neighborhood of South Park has turned its early pandemic community supports into a sustainable system tackling food insecurity.

Oil companies can’t find any buyers for refineries struggling amid pandemic...

“Refiners previously eking out a narrow profit — or acceptable loss — must decide whether their operations justify costly and necessary maintenance. Deferring work risks even more expensive, unplanned shutdowns.”

Trump rushed to reopen America. Now COVID is closing in on...

What is Trump and the GOP’s response to this looming catastrophe? Nothing.

Pandemic crisis and recession can spark a fight for real change...

After getting $600/week in jobless pay, going back to work for $7.25 sucks.

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A Trump bombshell quietly dropped last week. And it should shock us all.

Donald Trump’s proto-fascism poses the largest internal threat to American democracy since the Civil War.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

Climate paralysis? Try multisolving

There’s an approach called “multisolving” that can move us from paralysis to action.