Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: pandemic

Tribes mount organized responses to COVID-19, in contrast to state and...

The story of inequity is imbued with dispossession of lands and is met with organizing from the inside: two crucial points for untangling and responding to COVID-19.

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.

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.