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U.S. Forest Service discourages dispersed camping, hiking and river activities 9.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
U.S. Forest Service is discouraging hiking and dispersed camping in the Rocky Mountain Region due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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“Like a Used Rag That Was Thrown in the Trash”: Coronavirus Comes for Domestic Workers 8.4.2020 Mother Jones
Ingrid Vaca used to start her workday at 6 a.m. in her small apartment in Northern Virginia. She’d put her paper towels, sponges, and sprays in a backpack and her vacuum cleaner in a garbage bag, and take them to Washington, DC, where she cleaned people’s homes. Vaca had 15 regular clients whom she’d known […]
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President Trump Rips NYT and WashPost Apart, Journalists Go #PeakTriggered 7.4.2020 NewsBusters
In his iconic style, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to rip into the liberal New York Times and The Washington Post. The president tweeted that “Advertising in the Failing New York Times is WAY down. Washington Post is not much better.” Trump continued: “I can’t say whether this is because they are Fake News sources of information, to a level that few can understand, or the Virus is just plain beating them up. Fake News is bad for ...
Greg Gutfeld Unleashes on ‘Hypocritical A**holes’ in Media Attacking MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell 1.4.2020 NewsBusters
Liberal media talking heads on Twitter continue to spew garbage at MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell for being invited by President Donald Trump to speak at a coronavirus task force briefing. Conservative Fox News host Greg Gutfeld went nuclear and unleashed on the liberal media on Twitter. “[W]hen people do great things to help others, the media mocks their religion,” Gutfeld tweeted March 30. “[I]magine, if it were the reverse: [S]omeone did EVIL things, and then you mentioned their religious extremism. The media would be calling you a bigot. [S]crew these hypocritical ...
Plastic wars: Industry spent millions selling recycling — to sell more plastic 31.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
An investigation from NPR and the PBS show “Frontline” found oil and gas companies had serious doubts that plastic recycling was viable, but promoted it to keep profits high and plastic bans at bay.
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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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Soros-Funded Progressive Outlet Claims Virus Is Time To ‘Abolish The Family’ 31.3.2020 NewsBusters
Lefties on George Soros’s payroll know that no good crisis should go to waste and are using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to peddle their communist garbage, like the idea that this crisis should remind society of its imperative to “abolish the family” and the “private household.” Wow, what a wonderful ...
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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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Medical waste industry braces for flood of virus-contaminated trash 30.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Bracing for an onslaught of trash contaminated by the coronavirus, medical waste haulers are seeking special exemptions.

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New York Nurses Are Living a Heartbreaking Nightmare 29.3.2020 Truthout.com
Some nurses are saying, “Well, most of us are going to get it and some of us are going to die. That’s the way it ...
‘Frightening’: Medical expert busts White House lies with overwhelming coronavirus numbers 27.3.2020 Raw Story
MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski warned that the “societal breakdown” was possible as the coronavirus outbreak gathered strength. Medical expert Dr. Zeke Emanuel told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that 100 million Americans could be infected with the virus within four weeks if current trends continued, and he said the situation was far worse than the rosy assessment offered […]
Letters to the Editor: Housing homeless people together to fight coronavirus makes no sense 27.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Sheltering dozens of homeless people in city facilities sounds like a plan for spreading the coronavirus, not containing it.

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‘Shameful and shocking!’ NYC councilor buries Trump for shrugging off supplies while nurses wear garbage bags 26.3.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump has insisted that it’s not the federal government’s job to handle getting states the medical supplies they need, but one New York City Councilor told CNN on Thursday that he’s sick of the president’s foot dragging. During an interview with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson shredded Trump […]
MSNBC’s Morning Joe and Mika bash Trump for ‘whistling past the graveyard’ as coronavirus claims hundreds of lives per day 26.3.2020 Raw Story
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski ripped into President Donald Trump’s continued bungling of the coronavirus crisis, and begged him to use his executive powers to help contain the pandemic. The “Morning Joe” co-hosts called for him to order more ventilators, personal protective equipment and other necessary items as hundreds die every day from COVID-19 […]
Top Tech Writer Chides Facebook’s ‘Malevolent,’ ‘White’ Man Zuckerberg for Not Censoring More 24.3.2020 NewsBusters
One of the leading tech writers not only chided Facebook for not censoring more but went right after the platform’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Co-founder of the liberal technology news website Recode and opinion columnist for The New York Times Kara Swisher blasted “white men” who run Silicon Valley, like Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg. She later referred to him as “malevolent” and suggested that he should do more to censor on his social media ...
‘Grow up!’ GOP’s John Cornyn pounded for ‘tone deaf’ response to COVID-19 relief bill’s failure 23.3.2020 Raw Story
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) rudely dismissed criticism by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) — and he was blasted by other social media users. Schumer explained why he and other Democrats voted against the Republican coronavirus relief package, saying it did not focus on hospitals and health care workers, and Cornyn replied by saying, “Blah […]
‘God help us’: Viewers horrified after watching Trump repeatedly undercut Fauci at COVID-19 briefing 21.3.2020 Raw Story
During a press briefing to address the coronavirus pandemic this Friday, President Trump touted the drug hydroxychloroquine as “very effective” against the coronavirus, even after top NIH official Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that clinical research needed to be done before it’s distributed to the public. “I think without saying too much, I’m probably more of […]
Venice canal water clears as coronavirus leaves city tourist free 19.3.2020 Raw Story
The city of Venice is enjoying crystal clear waters in its world-famous canals due to a lack of debris from tourists and near-zero boat traffic under Italy’s ongoing coronavirus lockdown. The clear waters are a tiny bright spot in the beleaguered but beautiful city, whose economy has been virtually wiped out since tourists fled the […]
How the San Francisco Bay Area coronavirus 'shelter in place' order works 17.3.2020 LA Times: Nation

Six of the most populous San Francisco Bay Area counties have issued a shelter-in-place order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Emergency Medical Responders Have Lacked Guidance and Are Stretched for Supplies and Personnel to Combat Coronavirus 16.3.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. After the first confirmed coronavirus case on U.S. soil, 800 miles to his north, the chief of a Northern California fire department gathered […]
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