Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tag: pandemic

Meet the volunteer organizing team helping non-union workers during the pandemic

EWOC is an experiment in running a labor organizing project through a large network of volunteers outside of formal unions or worker centers.

“It’s going to be a billionaire Thanksgiving.” Wealth of US richest...

“The increases in billionaire wealth continue to defy gravity in the real economy where millions have lost their jobs, health, and livelihoods.”

As hunger soars across nation, US trade & foreign policy is...

Hunger was already at alarming levels in the U.S. before the pandemic, and it’s only gotten worse.

Pandemic lockdowns caused ‘just a tiny blip’ in climate-polluting emissions, WMO...

The news comes as it's more critical than ever to seriously tackle rising global emissions.

Senate proposes almost $700 billion for the Pentagon while millions of...

With the current unemployment rate reaching roughly 6.8 million and nearly 8 million Americans facing eviction, the government should be focusing on its citizens and not a defense budget.

Over 130 Secret Service officers in isolation due to COVID outbreak

One government official stated that the agency is backtracing to determine whether most of the infections took place during Trump’s campaign rallies or at the White House.

President-elect Biden’s new COVID-19 task force gives the US a fresh...

Will there be a cohesive message from the top?

In rural America, resentment over COVID-19 shutdowns is colliding with rising...

The early compassionate and cohesive community responses to COVID-19 quickly gave way to growing anger and compliance fatigue.

Tesla delivers record number vehicles amid pandemic doubling third-quarter profits

Third quarter net profit was at $331 million making Tesla on course to turn an annual profit for the first time ever.

Citing ‘big mistakes’ made in Covid-19 fight, Khanna and Warren lead...

“The current administration’s response has exposed serious flaws in the country’s ability to combat large scale public health challenges.”

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The roots of the Capitol insurrection

Allowing them and their followers to distance themselves from what happened would be the kind of strategic blunder we too often see from the centrist wing of the Democratic Party.

Conservatives Criticize Michelle Obama For Bare Arms, Stay Silent On Melania Trump’s Nude Poses

Trump's wife, possible future First Lady, receives no criticism for nude photoshoots while Michelle Obama is insulted for bare arms.

Nonviolent activists laid the groundwork to oppose a coup. They may have saved the...

Activists prepared for months, expecting Trump to steal the election. They were right, and he failed.

Enough of the T***p! End the White House Trumpery!

Let’s all make ‘trump’ a dirty word and restore the Old English term ‘trumpery’ to modern vernacular.