Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: pandemic

A post-COVID-19 recovery will not be possible if water, sanitation &...

The global economy and a concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery, but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are not left behind.

Lessons from the past: Protecting women and girls from violence during...

Little attention has been paid to women and girls in humanitarian settings, those whose safety has already been reduced due to conflict, natural disaster or displacement.

Beyond COVID: The essential building blocks of a just world

The qualities inherent in this global cleansing are perennial principles that many hold dear: sharing, cooperation, tolerance, understanding.

Support for families needs to be permanent

"The pandemic didn’t create the impossible conditions facing moms—it only exacerbated them."

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.

Is a mental health crisis the next pandemic?

Whether your share of damage from the pandemic is visible out in the open or not, you need to credit yourself for putting up with it.

Taking on a billionaire landlord in the Twin Cities

Private equity firms snatched up rental properties, then neglected them. So Minneapolis activists organized the tenants to fight for their rights.

Jackson mayor demands help After month-long water crisis amid pandemic, racism,...

The crisis in Jackson, which is 82 percent Black, highlights how climate catastrophe threatens much of the nation’s aging infrastructure.

Omar leads bill to cancel rent and mortgage payments during pandemic

"To avoid an even larger crisis, we must cancel rent and mortgage payments during this pandemic."

Rich nations are getting vaccines, poor countries not: Which is a...

“Between them, G7 nations have secured enough vaccines for every one of their citizens to be vaccinated three times over, while many poor countries are yet to receive a single dose."

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Liberal media propaganda tells the world: America is first

. . . toward America First-ism in foreign policy.

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

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

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.