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Dr. Anthony Fauci Is the “Perfect Man for This Moment.” If Trump Sidelines Him, We’re Screwed. 6.4.2020 Mother Jones
Once I began recovering from COVID-19, I wanted to understand what it means to be part of a growing cohort of survivors: What was happening in my body? And how should I think about my membership in this strange new class of people? I wanted to hear from scientists, survivors, and others who have been […]
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How is the pandemic affecting the profession of sustainability? 6.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
Amid the global pandemic and economic meltdown, the profession of sustainability inside companies seems to be moving apace.
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Retirement community protests O.C. plan to house homeless people with coronavirus at hotel 5.4.2020 LA Times: Health

County officials say they have few options as they try to quickly move people indoors amid fears that an outbreak among the homeless could further strain health systems.

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Activists Are Still Taking to the Streets—in Cars 3.4.2020 Mother Jones
Downtown San Francisco should have been quieter than ever, since most of the city has been quarantining for weeks due to COVID-19. But on Tuesday morning, the streets echoed with more noise than a typical rush hour, as a long caravan of cars blaring their horns inched toward the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building, demanding […]
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As virus rages, Berkeley's 'Mother Goose' aids homeless people abandoned by the system 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

With many homeless services shuttered, an activist in the East Bay has organized food and medical supplies for people sleeping on the street and at risk of coronavirus.

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Can't knock on voters' doors, maybe tap their avatars? Politicos scramble to adapt to coronavirus 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Door knocking is out, rallies, too. The coronavirus pandemic has operatives scrambling. 'This is the fastest we have ever had to change,' one says.

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Builder of controversial Keystone XL pipeline says it's moving forward 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The final decision to build the project comes after a decade of protests and political reversals in the U.S. Now critics say construction poses a new risk with the coronavirus pandemic.
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AIDS crisis shaped Anthony Fauci, disease expert at front lines of coronavirus pandemic 30.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Some fear that President Trump will sideline Dr. Fauci, an epidemiologist and civil servant who has warned that 100,000 to 200,000 Americans could die from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Firearms activists sue California, L.A. County over gun shop closures tied to coronavirus 28.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus: Gun owners sue California, L.A. County over over gun shop closures

Sustainable business in Asia: 5 trends that will impact a decisive decade 24.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Spoiler: Local teams will become increasingly important.
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After the age of contagion, what's the 'new normal'? 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As we begin to ponder our collective future post-coronavirus, the opportunity is ripe to accelerate sustainable outcomes. Will we?
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Why Aramark's new sustainability strategy focuses on 'well-being' over sustainability 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Here's a hint: it's because one follows the other.
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Democrats Promised a Door-Knocking Army in 2020. The Pandemic Has Changed Their Plans. 21.3.2020 Mother Jones
In 2020, Democrats were going to knock on a lot of doors. There won’t be any doors knocked—not now, not soon, and perhaps not until sometime after November’s ballots have been cast. Since the summer of 2019, the Democratic National Committee has trained more than 600 college students on the best methods for door-knocking, phone-banking, […]
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Environmental groups urge Americans to eat more fish while hunkering down against virus 21.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Environmental groups are urging the nation to eat more seafood during the COVID-19 pandemic to help support American fishing operations

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What it takes to be a corporate climate leader 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Making sustainability core to business strategy and aligning corporate sustainability and government relations teams helps companies deal with short-term crises such as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Activists implore prisons to release at-risk inmates to prevent coronavirus deaths 20.3.2020 LA Times: Health

A look at what prisons are doing nationwide to combat COVID-19.

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Could the Ohio River have rights? A movement emerges, testing the power of local control 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Lake Erie recently was granted its own bill of rights. Here's a closer look at the momentum around rights for nature.
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Here’s how retail can be profitable and sustainable 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
There are obvious steps to reduce environmental impact such as getting rid of single-use plastics or curtailing excess packaging. But retailers could also optimize back-end operations to reduce their environmental impact by using data to match customer purchasing habits with merchandise and inventory.
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Bernie Sanders says he won the ideological battle for the Democratic Party. Is he right? 15.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Bernie Sanders is losing the electability argument in the Democratic primary, but he asserts he is winning the battle of ideas. On healthcare, college tuition and championing working-class issues, he has shaped the policy contours of this Democratic race.

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Learning from social enterprises creating an inclusive circular economy 13.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The transition will require people to work together across companies and sectors, using skills such as empathy, craftsmanship and ingenuity.
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