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Musk’s thin-skinned, petulant narcissism bears an uncanny resemblance to Donald Trump, who last week tweeted, "California should let Tesla and @elonmusk open the plant, NOW."(Photo: flickr/cc) Views
The Privileged and Powerful in the Pandemic
Those in power must stop viewing the pandemic as an obstacle to personal ambition.
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In Tense Exchange Over Bailouts, Warren Accuses Mnuchin of Putting 'Wall Street Buddies' Before US Workers
"We're in a situation where 35 million Americans have filed for unemployment. You're in charge of nearly half a trillion dollars... and you are leaving the American people behind."
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Hens rescued by Animal Place await transportation to the group's California facility. News
As Millions of Factory Farmed Animals Sent to Mass Slaughter, These 'Lucky 1,000' Chickens Rescued
"We must critically examine and dismantle the country's unsustainable and unethical meat production pipeline."
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An operator works in a call center for contact tracing where phone calls are made to map how many people in Brussels have contracted the Covid-19 on May 8, 2020. News
As Invasive Covid-19 Tracing Technologies Loom, ACLU Unveils Guidelines to Guard Against Overreach
The civil liberties group also challenged so-called "immunity passport" proposals that could create "a new health surveillance infrastructure that endangers privacy rights."
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Holy Super Soaker Batman
Yes, that's Father Tim. Photos by Larry Peplin There's gotta be nothing more 2020 than Father Tim Pelc of the Detroit-area St. Ambrose Parish "communio," admirably cognizant of all things COVID, blessing his longtime parishioners’ Easter baskets with a squirt gun, or what Twitter has gleefully...
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The American people are therefore entitled to share in the benefits and the profits. Banking needs to be made a public utility. (Photo: Twitter/@publicbankla) Views
Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus
Insolvent Wall Street banks have been quietly bailed out again. Banks made risk-free by the government should be public utilities.
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'Save the News' Campaign Urges Immediate Covid-19 Relief Funds to Sustain Local Journalism in Time of Crisis
"Americans need access to information about their local communities more than ever, and yet layoffs and furloughs are only increasing as this pandemic continues."
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Greenhouse gas emissions from passenger cars and air travel add up to more than 15% of net US national emissions. We could put a significant dent in passenger transport emissions if many white collar employees continue to work from home all or part of the time and if businesses replace a large part of air travel with video conferences. (Photo: Danielle Scott/Flickr/cc) Views
Emerging From the Pandemic With a Climate Plan
As we come out of this pandemic with an altered business landscape and more awareness of our personal consumption patterns, we have a rare opportunity to make sure that the planet’s climate doesn’t become an even bigger crisis than the one we are battling now.
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A view of the Marathon Petroleum Corp's Los Angeles Refinery in Carson, California, on April 25, 2020. The price for crude oil plunged into negative territory for the first time in history on April 20 amid the global coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images) Views
Fossil Fuel Bailouts Are Class War. This Is How We Fight Back
Only a recovery based on principles such as those of the people’s bailout would be able to create a more just society out of the ashes of the coronavirus crisis.
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An antitrust case against the online giant is coming, say regulators. News
'Long Overdue': Antitrust Cases Reportedly Brewing Against Google at State and Federal Level
"If you thought the antitrust cases of big tech were a memory, you'd be mistaken."
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