When Home Isn't Safe: Shelter-in-Place Is Putting Domestic Violence Survivors in a "Dire Situation"
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Democracy Now!) on March 27, 2020 at 12:51 pm
As schools shut, public spaces close, and all but essential workers are ordered to stay indoors under shelter-in-place orders across the U.S. and […]
"Total System Failure": Congress Pushes $2 Trillion Pandemic Bill. Will Dems Allow "Corporate Coup"?
by email@example.com (Democracy Now!) on March 27, 2020 at 12:39 pm
We continue our look at the massive $2 trillion coronavirus relief package — the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history — with author Matt […]
U.S. Is #1 in Pandemic: Rep. Omar Blasts Trump for "Wrong Kind of American Exceptionalism"
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Democracy Now!) on March 27, 2020 at 12:16 pm
As much of the United States is under lockdown, the House votes today on a $2 trillion emergency relief package to address the economic crisis caused […]
Headlines for March 27, 2020
by email@example.com (Democracy Now!) on March 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm
U.S. Leads World in Reported COVID-19 Cases as Hospitalizations Surge, Trump Doubts New York City's Need for 30,000 Life-Saving Ventilators, […]
"Chaotic Situation": India Begins Lockdown of 1.3 Billion Residents as Coronavirus Pandemic Spreads
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Democracy Now!) on March 26, 2020 at 12:43 pm
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, we look at India, which is now under the largest lockdown in human history, with 1.3 billion […]
If you have been thinking, as I have, about why Central Americans need so desperately to escape their home countries; here’s a clue.
UPDATE: Could the NRA Lose Nonprofit Status? PBS/OPB Bye, bye Ollie! How the Hell does the NRA qualify as a Nonproft? At best, they are industry lobbyist. “Under the Internal Revenue Code, all section 501(c)(3) organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or […]
When I reflect on immigrants, my mind always goes to Lazo of Lazo’s Restaurant in Chicago. http://lazosrestaurant.com/ (I think it was orginially Lazo’s Tacos) When I first moved to Chicago, in 1981, I found Lazo’s to be a convenient place to pick up an affordable burrito on my way home from the El stop on Western. […]
This is a really excellent report. Please find time to watch the whole thing.
Because you know you’ve been thinking about it.
This is important! Senator Sheldon Whitehouse delivers a fiery speech on the corrupting influence of “creepy billionaires!
The important thing to realize, is that the cabinet members, Pruitt, DeVos, Carson, etc; are all doing exactly what Trump wants them to do. That is, to “bankrupt” their respective agencies, making them look weak, ineffectual and expensive. This, in order to eliminate these agencies in the future.
Trump family fingers are in many pies. This is an extraction administration at best. %https://www.democracynow.org/2018/3/23/major_new_investigation_into_trump_real%
While we may not be able to access DJT’s personal returns, Form 990 is required to be public information. As such, this document is republished utilizing Guidestar. While this return has not been analyzed by tax professionals for Oregon Progressive, it does appear, they playing funny with the money. Oregon Progressive has not been able […]
Nurse: Feels like we have to choose between risking our families' lives and caring for patients
on March 28, 2020 at 9:11 pm
NYC nurse Lavita Payton and Buffalo, NY nurse Sarah Buckley describe what it is like for nurses to care for patients diagnosed with COVID-19, but without the proper amount of protective equipment.
'I'm in panic mode': Wife of COVID-19 patient pleads for plasma donations
on March 28, 2020 at 9:04 pm
Amy Breslow describes her husbands bout with COVID-19 and her attempts to acquire plasma from someone who has recovered from COVID-19 to use in treatment.
Kentucky mayor gets blunt with citizens: 'Treat this seriously. If you don't, then screw you'
on March 28, 2020 at 8:15 pm
Joshua Johnson talks to Mayor Gabe Brown of Walton, Kentucky, who posted a blunt message on Facebook to the citizens of his town, urging them to take COVID-19 seriously.
Rev. Barber: Coronavirus relief bill should've started with poor
on March 28, 2020 at 7:55 pm
The coronavirus relief bill should have started with the needs of the poor, such as the homeless, gig economy workers, and others says Rev. William Barber who tells Joy Reid, ‘The virus doesn’t know bottom or top. It only knows infection.'
Can President Trump enforce a national quarantine?
on March 28, 2020 at 7:54 pm
Col. Jack Jacobs discusses President Trump's proposed quarantine of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, saying that it "remains to be seen" if the president could enforce such an order without governor compliance.