Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: pandemic

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.

In this time of crisis, we need to keep our eyes...

Both eyes open. Look for potential threats coming from all sides. Be prepared to change course at a moment’s notice.

Having it easy in the beginning, tough in the end

How my dad predicted the decline of America...

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Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.

Doesn’t the forever Scoundrel-in-chief expose Trumpism as rank, deviant criminality?

The main “freedom” sought by this scam freedom fighter (and lackeys) is to commit more crimes.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.

New bill expands warrantless spying amid widespread criticism

The U.S. Senate has approved a significant expansion of government surveillance powers, raising alarms over potential violations of civil liberties.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.