Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: pandemic

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

With the future looking ever more uncertain due to the climate crisis — one of President Biden's top priorities — adapting to new ways of producing and transporting food will be key to our survival.

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

If the failures of this pandemic have taught us anything, it’s that when we finally come out of it we need a new normal.

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

The shecession: Women face staggering job & income losses amid the...

“The reason for this is because women are over-represented in the hardest-hit sectors: service, leisure/hospitality, education and healthcare services.”

‘Unseemly’ $1.1 trillion billionaire wealth gain during pandemic could fully fund...

"This is why we need the fair-share taxes program Joe Biden ran on, won on, and is now ready to pursue."

How workers and management at one company teamed up to fight...

PCI and Local 286 recognized early on the importance of protecting workers from the virus and preparing for a possible role in distributing vaccines.

7 ways 2020 exposed America

Biggest lesson of all: It must be fixed.

Dr. Paul Farmer: Centuries of inequality in the US laid groundwork...

“All the social pathologies of our nation come to the fore during epidemics.”

Overshadowed by COVID: The deadly extreme weather of 2020

So while attention was often focused elsewhere, perhaps understandably, here are some of the meteorological extremes recorded in 2020.

New York lawmakers ban evictions until May

“This bill is only a temporary solution to the urgent housing crisis we find ourselves in.”

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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.