Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tag: pandemic

American billionaires’ net worth up $931 billion since start of COVID-19...

The total collective wealth of American billionaires is "nearly double the $2.1 trillion in total wealth held by the bottom half of the population, or 165 million Americans."

How Covid capitalism is making the pandemic worse

The very existence of covid capitalism points to the essential truth of George Carlin’s adage that government, “[Is] a big club and you aren’t in it”.

How Trump’s politicization of the COVID-19 pandemic put every American at...

Trump continues to trivialize the virus in a pathetic ploy to shore up his sagging image before the Nov. 3 election.

The end of Trump’s Fifth Avenue

Trump is in effect standing in the middle of 5th Avenue, killing Americans.

What activists who fought the AIDS crisis can teach us about...

“The biggest lesson that I learned from ACT UP is that a small group of people — extremely focused on analysis and practical solutions to the problem — can change the world”

Amazon reveals nearly 20,000 employees have contracted the coronavirus

Meanwhile, the company's profits have soared as demand for online shopping increased during the pandemic.

Up to half a million sharks could be killed to create...

Conservationists fear that if two doses of the vaccine are needed to immunize the global population than half a million sharks would subsequently die.

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis...

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

US coronavirus deaths pass 200,000 as new surge in cases begins

The U.S. is not alone as the weather starts to change and restrictions ease up slightly.

Billionaire collective fortunate grows, while rest of America struggles during pandemic

“The difference is stark between profits for billionaires and the widespread economic misery in our nation."

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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.