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Corporations Will Seize Opportunities to Profit From the Pandemic 15.6.2020 Truthout.com
In the months to come, we should be on the lookout for profiteering, and push to turn this into a moment for ...
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The National Guard Is Working Double Time on Protests and Pandemic. Next up: Hurricanes. 4.6.2020 Mother Jones
Monday marked the official calendar start of hurricane season. In the United States, we usually see the annual peak of weather disasters between summer and fall, and scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expect this year to be especially brutal: Hotter ocean waters could fuel an especially punishing hurricane season, severe flooding in 23 […]
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Racist War Criminal Bush’s Thoughts on George Floyd Are More Salt in the Wound 3.6.2020 Truthout.com
Racist War Criminal Bush’s Thoughts on George Floyd Are More Salt in the Wound
Let’s Connect the Dots Between Environmental Injustice and the Coronavirus 30.5.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. While cities and towns across the United States are wrestling with the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, none have been hit harder than low-income and minority communities. Places like Detroit, Chicago, and St. James Parish […]
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Society must prepare for the mental health impacts of coronavirus on kids 7.5.2020 LA Times: Health

More children are likely to experience toxic stress during the pandemic, which could lead to devastating impacts in the future.

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Families Need Help Paying for COVID Burials But Trump Hasn’t Released the Money 3.5.2020 Truthout.com
Trump has yet to free up a pool of disaster relief funding specifically intended to help families cover burial ...
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In the Face of COVID, Let’s Reorganize Society Around the Needs of the Poor 21.4.2020 Truthout.com
It should no longer be possible to ignore the structural crisis of poverty and inequality eating away at ...
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In Louisiana, coronavirus death toll mounts 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Cases spiked Thursday, especially in New Orleans; the governor warned they could soon run out of hospital beds and ventilators.

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Getty to create $10-million COVID-19 relief fund for L.A. arts organizations 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

J. Paul Getty Trust grants for L.A. arts organizations will range from $25,000 to $200,000. A separate artist fellowship grant will be repurposed to provide support to artists

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9 out of 10 children are out of school worldwide. What now? 2.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Recovery will take years, and other lessons from "education in emergencies" around the world.
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Column: Life after coronavirus will never be the same? Let's just see about that 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

After 9/11, they said irony was dead. After Obama was elected, they said satire was dead. Despite the dire predictions we're hearing amid the coronavirus crisis, our lives will return to normal one day. But our behaviors may change dramatically for a time, but our natures will not.

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Louisiana pastor defies COVID-19 stay-at-home order, holds services for hundreds 25.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The Rev. Tony Spell, an evangelical minister in touch with a Trump advisor, is holding religious services in spite of the state's stay-at-home order.

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In Louisiana, death comes before coronavirus test results 24.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Doctors and community leaders in Louisiana fear the state's hospitals will soon be overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients.

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Coronavirus Is a Historic Trigger Event. We Need a Massive Movement in Response. 23.3.2020 Truthout.com
Even in times of social distancing, building a collective, social response to the pandemic is our only ...
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From the coronavirus front lines, a Colorado doctor sees a tipping point that “could go either way” 23.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
He had it all planned out. A relaxing two-week vacation with his parents to Italy in a couple of weeks, a welcome respite from his pressure-cooker job as director of gynecologic oncology at UCHealth Cancer Care on the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus. And then the coronavirus pandemic hit.
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What's on TV Friday, March 20: 'The Blacklist' on NBC; Coronavirus TV Specials 20.3.2020 LA Times: Health

What's on TV Friday, March 20: 'The Blacklist' on NBC; Coronavirus TV Specials

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Column: Is COVID-19 Donald Trump's Hurricane Katrina? 19.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The coronavirus has been clarifying: The president is a bust at high-level strategic thinking, he can't comfort the nation and he can't bully a pandemic into submission.

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Op-Ed: How to mix compassion and cooperation into social distancing 19.3.2020 LA Times: Commentary

COVID-19 is threatening our social ties because it scrambles the ways we normally support our friends and communities.

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'Your actions are jeopardizing public health!': Last call in New Orleans as police disperse crowds 18.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Louisiana's governor forced historic bars and restaurants to close this week, leaving many unsure when — or if — they will reopen.

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Trapped at home: Coronavirus could be disastrous for domestic violence victims 17.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Isolation from coworkers and friends and the stress of an unprecedented health crisis could increase risk for those in abusive relationships.

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