A Black delivery driver filmed himself being trapped in an Oklahoma City neighborhood as an HOA president demanded to know why he was there Black Hospital Patient Dies In Police Custody After ‘Use Of Force’ NewsOne Cities Are Safe Places to Live, Even in a Pandemic Dr. Mary T. Bassett The Sickness in Our Food Supply Michael Pollan
The problems the novel coronavirus has revealed are not limited to the way we produce and distribute food. They also show up on our plates, since the diet on offer at the end of the industrial food chain is linked to precisely the types of chronic disease that render us more vulnerable to Covid-19.
Labor Thursday sees 7th strike by Yakima Valley farmworkers protesting conditions during COVID-19 pandemic Yakima Herald Watch truck drivers interrupt Trump’s press conference on a coronavirus vaccine with loud honking he called a ‘sign of love’ Business Insider Essential workers are losing their hazard pay even though the hazard isn’t over Vox Reopening the Economy Is a Death Sentence for Workers Other Words Coronavirus Trump Unveils Plan That Would See Big Pharma Reap Massive Profits from COVID-19 Vaccine MPN Inside Trump’s coronavirus meltdown FT The Richest Neighborhoods Emptied Out Most as Coronavirus Hit New York City NYTimes New York’s 420,000 wealthiest residents fled the city in two months, new smartphone data shows Daily Mail Racism, Rather Than Facts, Drove U.S. Coronavirus Travel Bans The Intercept Reviving the US CDC The Lancet Communities With Meat-Plants Keep Seeing Virus Spread at Faster Rates Bloomberg The next phase of America’s coronavirus problem is a massive housing crisis The Week Indigenous Peoples The New Smallpox Blanket: The Defective Coronavirus Test Censored News Cuba Connecting the Dots on the Assault of the Cuban Embassy Resumen Vietnam Foreign Policy Sees ‘Repression’ in Vietnam’s Fight Against Coronavirus FAIR China U.S. adds new sanction on Chinese tech giant Huawei AP China to Take Measures against Apple, Cisco If US Continues Hitting Huawei With Sanctions – Report Sputnik US cuts off semiconductor shipments to Huawei, China vows to retaliate Independent Corporate Media Setting Stage for New Cold War With China FAIR Trumped “Go Ask China”: Trump’s Latest Attack on a Female Reporter Sparks Outrage Vogue Trump Feared Testing Too Many People for Virus Would Spook Stock Markets, Says Report Daily Beast Capitalist crisis Another 1,000 Texas Oil & Gas Jobs Vanish OilPrice JC Penney, century-old mainstay of US malls, declares bankruptcy amid pandemic Guardian The Covid-19 pandemic will be a disaster for wages, even once we all go back to work Quartz What 30 Percent Unemployment Looks Like Boston Review Apple’s top lobbyist resigned after getting tapped to work on Joe Biden’s campaign Business Insider The case for degrowth in a time of pandemic openDemocracy
The time is ripe for us to refocus on what really matters: not GDP, but the health and wellbeing of our people and our planet
The Pandemic Helped Topple Two Retailers. So Did Private Equity. NYTimes The Corrupt Bargain Eric Foner
Every four years Americans wake up to the fact that a president can be elected despite receiving fewer votes than another candidate. Until 2000 the electorate couldn’t be blamed for being unaware of this possibility, because it hadn’t happened since 1888. But twenty years ago George W. Bush squeaked into office with a five vote majority in the electoral college even though Al Gore outpolled him by half a million votes. Then in 2016 Hillary Clinton received nearly three million more votes than Donald Trump but still lost by a substantial margin – 304 to 227 – among the electors.
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