Activism

Trump Muses About Light as Remedy, but Also Disinfectant, Which Is Dangerous
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“Supposing we hit the body with a tremendous — whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light,” Mr. Trump said. “And I think you said that hasn’t been checked, but we’re going to test it?” he added, turning to Mr. Bryan, who had retu ...[Read more]
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U.S. Will Cover-up Its Own Coronavirus Death Toll
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The Trump administration has used the novel coronavirus pandemic to malign its perceived enemies. Now as the U.S. itself is at the center of the pandemic the accusations and lies come back to bite. On March 21 the Daily Beast reported of an upcoming propa ...[Read more]
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It feels like a war zone – As more of them die, grocery workers increasingly fear showing up at work
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At least 41 grocery workers have died of covid-19, and thousands more have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in recent weeks. ...[Read more]
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China Lifts Lockdown in Wuhan, Where Coronavirus Pandemic Began
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In China, an 11-week lockdown has ended in the city of Wuhan, where the COVID-19 pandemic began. For the first time since January, residents have been allowed to leave their homes without special authorization. Highways have reopened. Flights and trains h ...[Read more]
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China is donating 1,000 ventilators to help New York in coronavirus fight
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The Chinese government has facilitated a donation of 1,000 ventilators to New York set to arrive at JFK Airport today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. ...[Read more]
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Trump Launches New Assault on the Working Poor
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The Office of Management and Budget's latest effort to redefine "poverty" threatens to deprive countless Americans of basic social services. ...[Read more]
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Colombia: Rights Groups Decry Killings of Two Social Leaders, Demand Justice
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The murders of Maria Magdalena Cruz Rojas and Belisario Benavidez on Good Friday sparked calls for justice and security for Colombia’s activists. Human rights groups decried the recent killings of Colombian social activists Maria Magdalena Cruz Rojas an ...[Read more]
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Israel to Deny Benefits for Pro-BDS Citizens, Local Groups
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The government will create a blacklist for local individuals and groups known to support the pro-Palestinian boycott movement against Israel. Israel is ramping up its crackdown on the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement as the gover ...[Read more]
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Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi’s Trial Adjourned, Israeli Judge Bars Public
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The Palestinian 17-year-old could face up to 14 years prison for defying the occupation. The trial of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi started in the Israeli military court at Ofer military prison in the West Bank on Tuesday. The teen activist faces 12 ch ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders talks universal Medicare, and 1.1 million people click to watch him
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With more than 1 million people watching at home, and hundreds watching from the studio audience, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leaned across his desk with a crucial health-care question. “What’s the quality of the Norwegian system?” Sanders asked Mee ...[Read more]
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A woman in the U.S. was thrown out on the streets by hospital staff because she didn’t have insurance.
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The woman was filmed by a local psychotherapist, who eventually got her help after coaxing her to sit down, and who said that she was clearly not capable of being discharged form the facility. In the video, which he posted online, the woman is seen shu ...[Read more]
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