Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: pandemic

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.

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.

The shecession: Women face staggering job & income losses amid the...

“The reason for this is because women are over-represented in the hardest-hit sectors: service, leisure/hospitality, education and healthcare services.”

‘Unseemly’ $1.1 trillion billionaire wealth gain during pandemic could fully fund...

"This is why we need the fair-share taxes program Joe Biden ran on, won on, and is now ready to pursue."

How workers and management at one company teamed up to fight...

PCI and Local 286 recognized early on the importance of protecting workers from the virus and preparing for a possible role in distributing vaccines.

7 ways 2020 exposed America

Biggest lesson of all: It must be fixed.

Dr. Paul Farmer: Centuries of inequality in the US laid groundwork...

“All the social pathologies of our nation come to the fore during epidemics.”

Overshadowed by COVID: The deadly extreme weather of 2020

So while attention was often focused elsewhere, perhaps understandably, here are some of the meteorological extremes recorded in 2020.

New York lawmakers ban evictions until May

“This bill is only a temporary solution to the urgent housing crisis we find ourselves in.”

‘Pathetic’: Congress passes COVID relief bill with billions in gifts for...

"I have watched as many of my colleagues rush to provide billions to corporations and wealthy individuals, while admonishing the needs of the majority of families."

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Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Senate parliamentarian says minimum wage increase cannot be in relief bill, Progressives urge VP...

“This is not a difficult decision. Use your power. Keep $15 in.”

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.