Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: pandemic

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.”

‘Pathetic’: Congress passes COVID relief bill with billions in gifts for...

"I have watched as many of my colleagues rush to provide billions to corporations and wealthy individuals, while admonishing the needs of the majority of families."

“This is not our first pandemic”

Native communities share heritage ways to live and care for each other during this latest pandemic.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.