Former Venezuelan soldier reveals plan to assassinate Nicolás Maduro People’s Dispatch
Trump admin’s $15 million bounty on Maduro triggers explosive confession of violent Guaidó plot Grayzone
As world hunkers down, Trump moves full-speed against US foes AFP
The coronavirus pandemic is shaking up the world, but not US foreign policy. As billions hunker down to halt the spread of the virus, President Donald Trump has only ramped up sanctions and other pressure against frequent targets such as Iran and Venezuela.
Teen Who Died of Covid-19 Was Denied Treatment Because He Didn’t Have Health Insurance Gizmodo
U.S. government urges nations to reject medical aid from Cuba
Gamblers First Nation Chief David LeDoux says the Canadian government should let Cuban doctors in on humanitarian grounds.
Manitoba chiefs organization wants Cuban doctor aid on COVID-19 CBC
Cuomo panel recommends $400M in hospital cuts as coronavirus pandemic rages NY Post
Coronavirus fears spark prison unrest worldwide New York Magazine
Rhode Island Police to Hunt Down New Yorkers Seeking Refuge Bloomberg
More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection NYTimes
The East Asian practice of universal mask usage—even if the mask isn’t hospital-grade—has proven effective. Not using masks is one of the many reasons why NYC is on a pandemic lockdown. “If everyone in the community wears a mask, it could decrease transmission,” Dr. Fishman said. “But unfortunately I think that we don’t have enough masks to make that effective policy in the U.S.” The “magic” of the marketplace.
Coronavirus: Trump delays call with China’s President Xi for 90 minutes to phone Fox News instead Independent
‘Holy Crap This Is Insane’: Citing Coronavirus Pandemic, EPA Indefinitely Suspends Environmental Rules Common Dreams
Instacart’s Gig Workers Are Planning a Massive, Nationwide Strike Vice
Custodian with coronavirus symptoms accuses Harvard of neglect NBC News
Coronavirus Shock Is Destroying Americans’ Retirement Dreams Bloomberg It’s not the virus doing this, of course
‘White-Collar Quarantine’ Over Virus Spotlights Class Divide NYTimes
Millions of Americans are about to lose their health insurance in a pandemic Guardian
House panel warns coronavirus could destroy Postal Service by June Politico
Bosses are panic-buying spy software to keep tabs on remote workers LATimes
‘My Friends Can’t Get Their Nails Done,’ Fox News Host Laments While Acknowledging ‘People Are Dying’ From COVID-19 Rolling Stone
Boeing to Emerge as Big Stimulus Winner WSJ
Pioneer Natural Resources CEO warns independent oil companies could go bankrupt if production continues CNBC
Oil Drops Fifth Straight Week on Heightened Supply-Demand Shock Bloomberg
Markets v. Lives Boston Review
Claims that the cure is worse than the disease rely on a false tradeoff between human needs and the economy.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Prevails as Federal Judge Strikes Down DAPL Permits Earthjustice
N.S. judge agrees with Mi’kmaq band, requires further talks on Alton Gas project CTV News
How Corporate Media ‘Factchecked’ Biden’s Calls for Social Security Cuts Into Oblivion FAIR
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