Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: pandemic

Millions of Americans face water shutoffs during pandemic

“It’s a package of related factors – institutional racism, environmental injustice, and poverty – which means communities most vulnerable to Covid-19 are the same communities most vulnerable to water shutoffs.”

The pandemic makes the Bernie 2020 campaign more vital than ever

There’s no doubt that Bernie Sanders will do all he can to help defeat Donald Trump.

It’s spring and I’ve turned 71 in a pandemic-induced recession

But when we come out of it, we have to come out vowing never to return to the madness that was American society before COVID-19.

Trump decides against reopening Affordable Care Act enrollment amid coronavirus pandemic

Progressive lawmakers criticize the Trump administration's decision calling it a deliberate blocking of vulnerable Americans, which with have "negative consequences."

Why Donald Trump’s ‘leadership’ is the real COVID-19 hoax

Trump’s arrogance and failures compound a crisis that’s already damaged the economy and put thousands of Americans in early graves.

Rightwing populism in a time of crisis

When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.

Neither pandemic nor economic collapse is going to be a short-lived...

Huge layoffs = major recession; Raging infections and deaths = major epidemic.

Avenger planet

Is the COVID-19 pandemic mother nature’s response to human transgression?

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic....

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Media need to scrutinize Andrew Cuomo’s record, not crush on his...

It’s hard not to grasp for heroic leaders in a time of crisis, but heroes don’t talk about love and compassion while sacrificing the most vulnerable—and it’s media’s job to expose that hypocrisy, not swoon under Andrew Cuomo’s spell.

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Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...

Tucson cop fired after fatally shooting disabled man on video

“It is moments like this that test our resolve to ensure justice and accountability. We owe this to all Tucsonans.”

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

As SCOTUS considers ‘extinguishing’ right to abortion, calls mount for Congress to ‘step up’

“Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough,” said one doctor. “We continue to work toward reproductive justice.”