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This is the bizarre and deep-rooted phenomenon driving the right’s coronavirus miracle-cure mania 4.4.2020 Raw Story
In one of the oddest developments of the coronavirus crisis, there’s been a run on a pair of antimalarial drugs, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, which are used primarily in the U.S. to treat arthritis and to prevent organ damage from lupus. The drugs are being sucked out of pharmacies at an alarming rate, thanks to Americans who […]
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Brace for ‘an authoritarian nightmare’ as Trump’s coronavirus response is proven to be a spectacular failure 3.4.2020 Raw Story
The novel coronavirus pandemic is a stress test for American society and government — one that the country is failing in spectacular fashion. This article was originally published at Salon Donald Trump’s administration has shown itself wholly incapable of properly responding to the human and economic devastation being caused by the pandemic. Nearly four years ago, Trump’s incoming team was warned multiple […]
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The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same 31.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

Gettyimages Ian Goldin, University of Oxford and Robert Muggah, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. Then, as now, confidence in international cooperation and institutions plumbed new lows. While the onset of […]

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Liberal Outlets Tout Climate Change Silver Lining During Pandemic 23.3.2020 NewsBusters
Multiple liberal outlets have capitalized on the coronavirus outbreak to push climate change propaganda. The essential message: Hey, at least pollution is down. The New York Times, Bloomberg News and Axios all published stories touting how the quarantines, restrictions, social distancing policies and business shutdowns are helping climate and reducing pollution. ...
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism 20.3.2020 Truthout.com
The COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Crisis of Capitalism
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How Siberian horses became an unlikely climate hero in the Arctic 17.3.2020 Raw Story
In the Arctic, the thawing permafrostpresents a huge risk to the environment. It is both caused by and contributing to climate change, releasing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere as temperatures warm.Surprisingly, herds of Siberian horses and other animals may hold the solution.New research conducted in Russia shows how Arctic creatures like horses, bison, and reindeercan […]
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Economic Experts Warn Climate Crisis Could Spur Financial Crash Like 2008 14.3.2020 Truthout.com
During a Senate hearing, experts testified that we risk an even larger economic crisis absent urgent climate ...
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Op-Ed: Maybe COVID-19 will remind us why government is not the enemy 14.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Since the Reagan era, the idea that the public sector is relevant to our well-being has been scorned.

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On PBS, Amanpour Finds Environmental 'Silver Lining' in Coronavirus Epidemic 12.3.2020 NewsBusters
On Monday's Amanpour & Co., PBS/CNN International host Christiane Amanpour echoed climate alarmists who have suggested that the Coronavirus has been good for the climate by depressing human activity as she suggested there has been a "silver lining" for the environment in China. The show also gave an unchallenged forum to climate alarmist and author Christiana Figueres, who made dire predictions about how difficult to inhabit the world will be in 2050 if carbon dioxide emissions are not cut in the next ...
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Skier Jessie Diggins on next week’s World Cup race – and her new memoir 11.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Many of the world's best cross-country skiers will gear up in Minneapolis next week for the final sprint race of the World Cup season. MPR News host Cathy Wurzer talked with Olympic gold medalist and Afton native Jessie Diggins about the World Cup, and her new memoir, “Brave Enough.”
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Farmworkers Step Up Pressure on Wendy’s Shareholders to Protect Workers’ Rights 5.3.2020 Truthout.com
A mobilization next week will pressure a major Wendy's investor to make good on its claim of support for labor ...
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Another African Tragedy 4.3.2020 NewsBusters
Here are a few headlines about an African tragedy: “Africa’s Worst Locust Plague in Decades Threatens Millions” (The Wall Street Journal), “‘Unprecedented’ Locust Invasion Approaches Full-Blown Crisis” (Scientific American), “Somalia Declares Locust Outbreak a ‘National Emergency’” (The National) and “UN Calls for International Action on East Africa Locust Outbreak” (Bloomberg Green). This ongoing tragedy is mostly man-made, according to an analysis by Paul Driessen, who is a senior policy adviser with the ...
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Congressional Super Tuesday, Blue America Style 2.3.2020 Crooks Liars
Not every state holding presidential primaries Tuesday is also holding congressional primaries. But the two biggies-- California and Texas-- are. Both these states are polling strongly for Bernie. The CNN poll for California that was released Friday shows Bernie in the top slot with 35% (up 15 points since December) and Elizabeth Warren in second with 14%. Conservatives Biden, Bloomberg and Mayo Pete combined don't have as much support as Bernie. In Texas, the new CNN poll, also shows Bernie with tremendous momentum and in the top spot-- 29%, up 14 points since December. Biden has been sinking from 35% in December to 20% now, the closest of anyone to Bernie. But for Bernie to be able to pass his ambitious agenda-- an agenda that has driven so many of us to Bernie (and Elizabeth)-- he's going to need more progressives in Congress. There are men and women running for House seats who are campaigning on Medicare-for-All, the Green New Deal, free state college, criminal justice, peace, ...
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Native Activists Are Forging a Just Transition to Renewable Energy 1.3.2020 Truthout.com
Activists are looking to the "original green new deal" – an economy based on Indigenous values and ...
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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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The Disappearing Songs of Hawaii’s Endangered Native Birds 29.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Undark and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The sounds of Kauai’s forests are changing. Thirty years ago, David Kuhn could hear a dawn chorus and identify the many different birds that lived on the Hawaiian island. But more recently, Kuhn, a wildlife recordist based on […]
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What Would It Take to Get More Farmers Fighting Climate Change? 26.2.2020 Mother Jones
As signs of a new drought loom over California farm country and a potential return of last spring’s catastrophic floods haunts the Midwestern corn belt, Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is out with a new plan to ready US agriculture for the insults of climate change. Called the Agriculture Resilience Act, the bill would enlist growers to […]
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MSNBC Food Series Hits 'Criminal' Behavior of Climate 'Deniers' 25.2.2020 NewsBusters
On Sunday's What's Eating America?, hosted by celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern, the second episode of the new food-focused MSNBC series engaged in scaremongering with predictions about the food industry being hurt by climate change, and indicted "deniers" for not believing climate change is caused by human ...
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Arctic ‘doomsday vault’ stocks up on more food seeds in preparation for a global catastrophe: report 25.2.2020 Raw Story
An Arctic “doomsday vault” is set Tuesday to receive 60,000 samples of seeds from around the world as the biggest global crop reserve stocks up for a global catastrophe. The seeds are to be deposited in the vault inside a mountain near Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen Island in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, about 1,000 kilometres (600 miles) […]
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Latinos Are Super Green. When Will Environmental Groups Realize? 23.2.2020 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Adelina walked briskly everywhere—and never more so than on her daily errands to the open-air mercado near my aunt’s house in Mexico City. My 8-year-old self would try to keep up, braids flying, as I watched our housekeeper’s shopping bags swing on […]
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