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'Totally Under Control': New, Secretly-Filmed Documentary Details Trump's Colossal Covid-19 Failures
"We, the scientists, knew what to do for the pandemic response," says former federal vaccine expert Dr. Rick Bright in the film. "It is time to lay our careers on the line and push back."
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) workers in New York City were among those on the early frontlines of the national coronavirus pandemic when it first struck in March of 2020. (Photo: Andrew Cashin / MTA New York City Transit / flickr / cc) Views
Race, Class, and Covid-19 in the United States
How do we build a coalition of common interest powerful enough to create a healthier society that dramatically reduces poverty? A look at the data suggests that one focus should be on building solidarity among the vast majority of us who must struggle to make ends meet.
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Maricopa County constable Darlene Martinez brokers a deal between tenant Hector Medrano, who was only able to forestall eviction thanks to a last-minute salary advance, and landlord Teodora Carcia at an RV park on October 7, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) News
Issued 'When No One Was Looking,' Critics Warn New Trump Guidance on Eviction Moratorium a Blow to Renter Protections and Public Health
"Public health evidence is clear: Eviction increases Covid-19 deaths and spread."
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A constable knocks on a door before posting an eviction order in Arizona earlier this month. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images) Views
3 Reasons Pelosi Should Take Trump’s $1.8 Trillion Stimulus Deal
Pelosi has little to lose from passing the White House’s $1.8 trillion offer, and putting it in McConnell’s lap.
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Public Health Experts Raise Alarm as Trump White House Embraces 'Fringe' Declaration Pushing Herd Immunity
"It's being presented as if it's a major alternative view that's held by large numbers of experts in the scientific community. That is not true."
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Amazon workers in Germany are striking Tuesday and Wednesday for better pay, safer working conditions, and the right to organize free from the e-commerce company's pervasive surveillance and harassment. (Photo: Twitter screengrab). News
Amazon Workers in Germany Strike on Prime Day for Better Pay and Right to Organize 'Without Big Brother Watching'
"While Amazon claims that they respect workers' right to join and form trade unions, it has not publicly disavowed... claims about surveillance and tracking of worker organizing and labor union activity."
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We should not forget that essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic continue to pay the biggest price for a national response to the crisis that verges on fratricidal. (Photo: Claudia Wolff/Unsplash) Views
As the Virus Rampages Through Washington, Essential Workers Nationwide Are Paying the Price
When OSHA and the government fail workers during the coronavirus crisis, that failure can leave workers and family members dead.
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Because 'People Are Suffering,' Ro Khanna Says Democrats Have 'Moral Obligation' to Pursue Deal With White House on Covid Relief
"We are the party that stands for the working poor," said the California Democrat.
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Pres­i­dent Trump and con­gres­sion­al lead­ers have been say­ing for months that a sec­ond $1,200 check is on the way. But with­out anoth­er relief bill, even this mea­ger finan­cial assis­tance will not materialize. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) Views
The Nightmare Facing the Poor and Working Class If There’s Not Another Stimulus
With time running out and Republicans balking at more Covid relief, U.S. workers are facing a future of financial misery.
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Donald Trump at Regent University on October 22, 2016 in Virginia Beach, Virginia Views
Desideratum: Heading Off the Prospects of a Dark and Tumultuous Future
We can no longer afford to wait as climate changes, economic systems malfunction, and enflamed social divisiveness bear down on humanity with unprecedented, irreversible consequences.
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