From Federal Social Distancing to Pollution Concessions

From Federal Social Distancing to Pollution Concessions

800,000 Doctors Implore Trump to Maintain Social Distancing — A council representing over 800,000 U.S. doctors signed a letter Friday imploring Donald Trump to reverse his call for businesses to reopen by April 12, warning that dismissing public health experts’...
From Economic Relief to Pandemic Profiteering

From Economic Relief to Pandemic Profiteering

The Pandemic Made Politicians Notice Basic Needs — The public health emergency resulting from COVID-19 has prompted an unusual display of U.S. bipartisanship to enhance social safety, as displayed by the House of Representatives’ passage on March 14 of an economic...
From Global Pandemic to Emissions Impacts

From Global Pandemic to Emissions Impacts

WHO Declares Coronavirus a Global Pandemic — The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the novel coronavirus a global pandemic, emphasizing that, with sufficient political will, nations can still change the course of the outbreak, Common Dreams reports....
From Fractured Foreign Policy to Global Climate Solidarity

From Fractured Foreign Policy to Global Climate Solidarity

Park Center for Independent Media Events — March 19, Modern Day Threats to Journalists: PCIM is hosting the Freedom of the Press Foundation at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19. Parker Higgins, Director of Special Projects, will discuss how the non-profit organization...
From Primary Upsets to Fossil Fuel Flounders

From Primary Upsets to Fossil Fuel Flounders

The Democratic Establishment vs. Bernie Sanders — In the refreshingly well-executed New Hampshire Democratic Primary, Bernie Sanders won 25.7% of the vote over Pete Buttigieg’s 24.4%. Amy Klobuchar’s 19.8% was close behind, unlike Elizabeth Warren’s 9.3%. Joe Biden’s...
From State of the Union Shreds to Pipeline Protests

From State of the Union Shreds to Pipeline Protests

Falsehood and Fascism in State of the Union — Contradictions, fascist politics, and lies riddled President Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. Since Trump entered office in 2016, the economy has begun to crawl, not boom. Millions live in poverty and...