Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: sanctions

U.S. imposes 2nd round of sanctions against Russia for poisoning ex-spy

The United States is announcing a second round of sanctions on Russia for its use of a ‘novichok’ nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal.

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: US sanctions have devastated Venezuela & killed over...

“American sanctions are deliberately aiming to wreck Venezuela’s economy and thereby lead to regime change. It’s a fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policy, causing grave harm to the Venezuelan people.”

Sanctions backfire: US is being left behind

At present, the United States is waging an economic World War targeting much of the world economy, including allies who refuse to comply with U.S. mandates.

Bernie, Rand lone voices against Iran-Russia sanctions bill

“The U.S. has now moved one step closer to a potential war with Iran.”

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Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Health insurance companies could skyrocket premiums

The U.S. health care system is ill-equipped when it comes to a pandemic and citizens will be the ones to suffer.

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.

Rightwing populism in a time of crisis

When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.