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The Economist, Financial Times Exploit Virus, Push Socialist Policies 7.4.2020 NewsBusters
The Economist and The Financial Times Editorial Board both published liberal spin stories advocating for policies straight out of the socialist handbook. It’s as if the eco-extremists in the liberal media bleating about climate change in the middle of a pandemic wasn’t bad enough. ...
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Trump’s radical attempt to sabotage auto emissions rules is even worse than you think 6.4.2020 Raw Story
President Trump’s proposed drastic relaxation of future auto emissions standards has been widely blasted as a repeal of “the government’s biggest effort to combat climate change.” Careful readers have also noted that the Trump proposal would kill 300 Americans every year and cost every driver about $2,100 in higher costs by wasting about 80 billion gallons of gasoline. This article […]
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News Analysis: The coronavirus crisis will change America in big ways. History says so 6.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Disruptive events like the COVID-19 outbreak can end political inertia and result in bold changes

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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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OOPS! MarketWatch Falls Prey to Climate Change April Fools’ Day Prank 2.4.2020 NewsBusters
Yesterday was April Fools’ Day. Looks like a prominent liberal business outlet did not get that memo and fell prey to a major climate change prank. MarketWatch ran a story on April Fools’ Day originally headlined “Google will no longer pay lobbyists that deny climate change, pledges zero emissions by 2025.” The problem? The source for that story came from a parody account, according to a MarketWatch update. MarketWatch had to eat crow and updated its headline to apparently divert blame away from themselves towards the parody account: “An April Fools climate ...
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Taiwan is donating 100,000 medical masks to Colorado, Sen. Cory Gardner says 2.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Taiwan has pledged to donate 100,000 masks to Colorado as part of a larger donation of medical equipment to the United States, a Colorado senator says.
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Politico Worries that Coronavirus Could Help Re-elect Trump 1.4.2020 NewsBusters
Politico is channeling a big fear of liberals concerning the coronavirus outbreak. Is this a fear that the deadly virus could spread exponentially? Perhaps. However, what really disturbs them is the possibility that President Donald Trump will get credit for keeping the number of cases relatively low which would make his reelection more likely.   ...
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Trump administration weakens auto emissions, rolling back key climate policy 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.
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Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push 31.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.
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Coronavirus boils 2020 election down to one question for Democrats: ‘Is Trump competent and sane?’ 31.3.2020 Raw Story
The coronavirus crisis has blown up the 2020 election strategies for both President Donald Trump and his Democratic rivals. The president so far has enjoyed a bump in his approval rating as an apparent result of his daily news conferences, which can sometimes spin out of control during live broadcasts but are then trimmed down […]
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Trump to announce his most disastrous environmental policy so far 31.3.2020 Raw Story
As the nation grapples with the coronavirus outbreak crisis, the Trump administration intends to further threaten public health and advance its attacks on environmental regulations with a new rule neutering Obama-era vehicle mileage standards, according to multiple news reports Monday. The administration is expected to announce the new rule Tuesday. The Obama administration in 2012 ordered automakers […]
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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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Coronavirus Shows Us What Our Future Could Look Like During Climate Crisis 29.3.2020 Truthout.com
COVID-19, like climate, isn’t just about a singular crisis -- it's about multiple crises unfolding all at ...
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California approves climate change target that critics say is far too weak 27.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The slower pace to reduce emissions comes as construction of solar and wind farms could be slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Deep Problem: Behind the Chaos 27.3.2020 The Moderate Voice

by Rebecca Ralston As we deal with our lives in that face of the corona virus crisis, it is hard to focus on the deeper problems that face us. We may be used to the chaos, corruption, and criminality in the Trump administration. They are but a reflection of an underlying problem. Since the 1970’s, […]

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Are We Prepared for a Climate Crisis in the Middle of a Pandemic? 26.3.2020 Truthout.com
Governments and communities must come up with a plan to deal with climate-related displacement amid a ...
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Great Barrier Reef suffers mass coral bleaching event 26.3.2020 Raw Story
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered “very widespread” damage after rising sea temperatures caused the third mass coral bleaching events in five years, authorities said Thursday. The planet’s largest coral reef system is worth an estimated $4 billion a year in tourism revenue for the Australian economy, but is at risk of losing its coveted […]
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