Monday, October 26, 2020

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Trump lies about Covid-19 risks & vaccine at debate as pandemic...

“The Trump administration’s aims of reaching ‘herd immunity’ by letting the virus run rampant in the U.S. is cruel and scientifically unsound.”

“I’m not going to waste my time on a virtual debate,”...

The Commission on Presidential Debates said Thursday morning that the town hall-style event will take place virtually to “protect the health and safety of all involved.”

The 6 most revealing moments from the presidential debate

The first presidential debate was as horrific as we feared it would be.

The Tuesday night travesty: Three things media experts are getting wrong

In sum, there was no debate on Tuesday night because Donald Trump willed it to be a brawl instead. In a battle of wits, he is unarmed.

2020’s first presidential debate does not have climate as discussion topic

“It is critical that every debate includes questions that ask the candidates what they would do to address climate change and environmental injustice.”

Lester Holt Succeeds in Fact Checking Trump in Real Time

Holt did what Matt Lauer wouldn’t.

Lower the polling requirement blocking third parties from presidential debates

Sign the petition to lower the polling requirement blocking third parties from presidential debates.

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Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.
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Pandemic profiteering: Amazon caught price gouging as Jeff Bezos’s wealth soared to $200 billion

“They are looking to maximize profit during a pandemic.”

Universal mask-wearing would save nearly 130,000 lives by spring 2021, study finds

The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.