Monday, July 15, 2024

Tag: pandemics

The U.S. Has always exploited immigrants during pandemics

As our country continues to grapple with the coronavirus, we must ensure that the health of everyone, including migrants, is prioritized and protected.

Great mask furor: Monkey trials redux. Faith alone vs. science and...

How much disease and death is enough to force this nation to learn from failure, reject T.V. magic shows and return to sane science?

How climate change is contributing to skyrocketing rates of infectious disease

A catastrophic loss in biodiversity, reckless destruction of wildland and warming temperatures have allowed disease to explode. Ignoring the connection between climate change and pandemics would be “dangerous delusion,” one scientist said.

Two other pandemics: The lemming and apathy viruses

Viruses like this Corona Virus can kill. Yet, in the world of politics there have been, for a long time now, those two other ones: The Lemming Virus and the Apathy virus. They only kill what is left of our Republican Democracy... which is not much at all!

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Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.