Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: pandemic

A pandemic of fallacious thinking and civic irresponsibility: Part two –...

The Virus is a big deal, Period! It’s one of the worst calamities to strike in modern times.

‘You only get what you’re organized to take’—lessons from the National...

“You can’t talk about the problems of poverty — the pain of it, the daily struggles to survive, the plight, the fight and the insight — without involving the newly emerging leaders from the growing ranks of the poor.”

9 Black labor leaders and advocates reflect on the pandemic and...

We asked nine leading Black labor organizers and policy advocates how to advance racial equity in the Covid recovery—and beyond. Here are their responses.

CDC eviction ban ended by Supreme Court: Four questions about its...

The ruling, by a divided court, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority in continuing a moratorium on evictions after Congress failed to pass new legislation.

Curbing the hate pandemic

Liberal democracies have not provided an adequate policy response to widespread and systematic state-sanctioned hate directed at many minorities. Rapid implementation of targeted sanctions against individuals inciting hatred and discrimination could possibly prevent further crimes.

Global health activists say it’s time we ask Big Pharma to...

“Can the government go against private interests to protect the public interest?”

‘Just horrific’: Pandemic fuels steepest decline in US life expectancy since...

"U.S. life expectancy at birth for 2020, based on nearly final data, was 77.3 years, the lowest it has been since 2003."

AOC: US must mass produce COVID-19 vaccine for world, or pandemic...

She calls on the United States to use tools like the Defense Production Act to mobilize mass production of vaccines to export for free around the world.

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

Inequalities are shaping how we’re fighting the pandemic — and how...

Covid-19 infections in most countries have been hugely underestimated — not least because rich countries bought almost all the tests.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.