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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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How my dad survived the 1918 flu — and predicted the decline of America 31.3.2020 Raw Story
by William Astore  My dad was born in 1917. Somehow, he survived the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-1919, but an outbreak of whooping cough in 1923 claimed his baby sister, Clementina. One of my dad’s first memories was seeing his sister’s tiny white casket. Another sister was permanently marked by scarlet fever. In 1923, my dad was hit by […]
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It’s Time to Rethink US Militarism in the Midst of COVID-19 30.3.2020 Truthout.com
This should be a time for a genuinely new approach, one fit for a world of rising disruption and ...
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Here's what a coronavirus-like response to the climate crisis would look like 25.3.2020 LA Times: Health

We asked eight experts if the global mobilization to slow the pandemic might pave the way for climate action.

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Editorial: Climate change is just as real as COVID-19. Now's the last, best chance for our government to treat it that way 23.3.2020 LA Times: Health

President Trump and Congress should keep climate change in mind as they prepare economic aid packages for businesses and industries.

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Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks 22.3.2020 Truthout.com
Climate Science Deniers Are Also Downplaying COVID-19 Risks
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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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Nobel economist: Trump’s ‘trickle-down’ economic plans are not enough to meet coronavirus challenge 20.3.2020 Raw Story
The coronavirus relief package signed by President Trump Wednesday provides unemployment benefits and free coronavirus testing to millions of Americans suddenly out of a job, but guarantees paid sick leave to less than 20% of American workers. Earlier this month, Trump signed into law an $8 billion coronavirus response package and has laid out the […]
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WHAT?! MIT Tech Magazine Touts Coronavirus Will ‘Cut Greenhouse-Gas Emissions This Year’ 16.3.2020 NewsBusters
When you see leftist propaganda touting that a contagious disease is reducing carbon emissions published in a top university’s tech magazine, one wonders why we continue to subsidize these institutions with government grants. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Technology Review, published a climate change piece headlined “Why the coronavirus outbreak is terrible news for climate ...
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Public health expert: Don’t panic and stop hoarding the toilet paper 16.3.2020 Raw Story
In recent weeks a number of alarming stories have circulated suggesting that “You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus,” as an article from the Atlantic put it. That story reported that Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch predicted that “some 40 to 70 percent of people around the world will be infected” within the coming year, though “many […]
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6 Ways the Trump Administration Has Botched Responses to the Coronavirus and Climate Change 14.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Here in Washington state, a spokesman for the nursing home that is the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak said on Sunday that he and his colleagues “had seen some residents go from no symptoms to death in just […]
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Letters to the Editor: Enough with Trump's 'hunches' on coronavirus 10.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

People are getting sick and dying because of the coronavirus, but Trump is just trying to will this problem away. That won't work.

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Here Comes the Cavalry 9.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

Thank God! Our dear leader seems to agree that we have a problem with the Covid 19 virus and has placed one of America’s top virologists and infectious disease specialists in charge- Vice-President Michael Pence. With Pence’s scientific background and reservoir of knowledge, America can be sure that the pandemic of this new virus will […]

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Trump Interior Official Pushed Climate Misinformation Into Federal Reports 6.3.2020 Truthout.com
Indur Goklany speaks at the Heartland Institute's 12th International Conference on Climate Change in this screenshot from a video on YouTube.
An Interior official with ties to fossil fuels industry has modified federal reports to include misleading information.
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Classless Krugman Uses Coronavirus to Accuse Trump, GOP of 'War on Truth,' Conspiracies 4.3.2020 NewsBusters
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, respected economist turned classless Democratic hack, demonstrated his unseemly willingness to politicize crises, in his Tuesday column “Paranoid Politics Goes Viral.” The text box: “When everything is a liberal media conspiracy.” From there he went after “right-wing” media and politicians and spread the lie that Trump called coronavirus a hoax. He attacked the “paranoid style” of the right, which “can be deadly,” and shoehorned "climate change" into the conspiratorial ...
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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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How warming winters are affecting everything 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Winters are warming faster than summers in many places, and colder parts of the U.S. are warming faster than hotter ones. The warming winter climate has year-round consequences across the country.
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Topless Girls on Skates on Ice 17.2.2020 The Moderate Voice

That's relatively normal for Nevada, which is, on balance, FAR more normal than these days of madness in which we now find ourselves enmired.

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Rethinking Chinese Investment 15.2.2020 Outside the Beltway
Several trends are pointing in a new direction.
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Donald Trump’s new budget proposal is a map to what divides America 12.2.2020 Raw Story
Sometimes government documents are hard to read, filled as they are with legalese and veined with political deals. Sometimes, of course, they are easy, as in Donald Trump’s proposed 2021 budget proposal to Congress. It is a plain political document that outlines the president’s reelection campaign points and that runs afoul of his own State […]
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