Category: Social Policy

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Jesse Jackson: Mandatory College Football Practices at Time of Pandemic are Nuts

In this time of Black Lives Matter protests, the lives of these young athletes — Black, white, brown and yellow, male and female, must matter

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John Feffer: In the U.S., the Second Wave Is Already Here

While Europe and Asia track down three-digit infection spikes at worst, the U.S. is dealing with over 40,000 a day

George Ochenski: Trump’s Contagion Road Show Heads West

The last thing any thinking person would do when faced with this crisis is take steps to make it worse. Yet, that’s just what’s happening as Trump seeks to halt federal funds for testing when the medical professionals are advising just the opposite

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William rivers Pitt: As COVID Burns Through the South and West, Trump Fans the Flames

Donald Trump would step on the dead faces of his own supporters in the street if he believed doing so would carry him closer to victory in November

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Ralph Nader: Trump and Pence – Step Aside for Professional Pandemic Scientists and Managers

Major changes in society can be accomplished by a fast-emerging, broad-based civic jolt so obvious and persuasive that it overwhelms the entrenched powers

Richard C. Gross: Obamacare Vulnerable

Trump and his allies have spat in the face of all those who have signed up for Obamacare and those who are considering applying for it merely four months before voters go to the polls

Christina Jewett: Health Workers Filed Over 4,000 Complaints With OSHA, Some Still Died

Federal officials rapidly closed many complaints without issuing citations, raising new questions over government inaction

Thom Hartmann: COVID Masks: The Latest Faux Conservative Outrage

They don’t care about you; they just want the economy opened back up to make money

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William rivers Pitt: New COVID Infections Surge as Trump Fixates on His Election

It is abundantly clear that, for this president, the health and survival of the people also come a distant second to his electioneering

Mandy Smithberger: Covid-19 Means Good Times for the Pentagon

Or How to Vaccinate the Military-Industrial Complex

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