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Ocasio-Cortez Says Putting Pence in Charge of Coronavirus Effort 'Irresponsible' Because He 'Literally Does Not Believe in Science'

"This decision could cost people their lives. Pence's past decisions already have."

Jake Johnson ·


Looming Coronavirus Threat in US Bolsters Case for Medicare for All and Universal Paid Sick Leave

"Doubters may claim that our nation can't afford Medicare for All, but it's increasingly likely that we are about to discover just how costly our current system really is."

Julia Conley ·


'An Outrage': HHS Chief Azar Refuses to Vow Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Affordable for All, Not Just the Rich

"This is what happens when you put a Big Pharma CEO who doubled the price of insulin in charge of regulating Big Pharma."

Jake Johnson ·


Trump Reportedly Trying to Siphon $37 Million From Heating Assistance for the Poor to Fund Coronavirus Response

"Because if we have to prevent the spread of an infectious disease, we might as well take the opportunity to make some poor families freeze."

Jake Johnson ·


CDC Says Americans Should Brace for 'Significant Disruptions' Amid Warnings Coronavirus Could Infect 40-70% of Global Population

"We are asking the American public to prepare for the expectation that this might be bad."

Julia Conley ·


Democrats Rip Trump for 'Raiding Money' From Other Health Emergencies to Fund Lackluster Coronavirus Response

"The president is compounding our vulnerabilities by seeking to ransack funds still needed to keep Ebola in check."

Jake Johnson ·


Health Experts Warn World Is Approaching 'Tipping Point' in Spread of Coronavirus as Outbreaks Erupt in Italy and Iran

The World Health Organization called on the global community to rely on "science and facts, not stigma and discrimination" in the face of the disease outbreak.

Julia Conley ·


The Workers Circle Fights Injustice with Activism—and Joy

A conversation with CEO Ann Toback: "Dissent is one of the great privileges of being a patriot."

Michael Winship ·


Democrats Call on White House to Ensure Any Coronavirus Vaccine Is Not Profit-Making Venture for Big Pharma

"We cannot allow Big Pharma to price gouge the fruits of Americans investments."

Eoin Higgins ·


'The World Must Act Boldly': 23 Former Diplomats Urge Global Leaders to Adopt Paris-Style Agreement to Protect Biodiversity

"Humanity sits on the precipice of irreversible loss of biodiversity and a climate crisis that imperils the future for our grandchildren and generations to come."

Jessica Corbett ·

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