Pandemic

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
New York City nurses and health workers gather at a 'COVID-19 Frontline Health Worker Action' event on April 6, 2020 in New York City to demand safer working conditions, more personal protective equipment (PPE) and free virus testing during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo by Giles Clarke/Getty Images)
"We now bear the full brunt of a healthcare system rendered dysfunctional after years of relentless funding cuts for public health, while generating obscene profits for corporate interests."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019, the last location in the state performing abortions, after a U.S. court announced the clinic could continue operating.
"To politicians and anti-abortion groups playing political games amid a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin speaks while President Donald Trump listens during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House on April 2, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
Mnuchin "can pick winners and losers as he sees fit, even if it destroys our...

Further

More clusterfuck from a government eager to use its power to put kids in cages but now nowhere in sight: States in bidding wars for equipment, a cancelled warning system for pandemics, just-ordered golf carts. Blessedly, many have stepped into the vacuum, from kitchen-table mask-sewers to thousands of people lending their RVs to bone-weary doctors and nurses in need of refuge that won't infect their families - a tender, spontaneous exercise in "everything that is right and good in this world."