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A Never-Trump Republican changed her mind — then crumbled when she tried to explain why 22.9.2020 Raw Story
In a recent op-ed for the Washington Post, Republican Danielle Pletka declared that despite the fact that she refused to vote for Donald Trump in 2016, she now feels compelled to support him in 2020. The piece quickly caught fire online, inspiring ridicule and sympathy from differing corners and triggering a surprising amount of discussion. In one sense, […]
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US closes in on 200,000 virus deaths, weeks before election 21.9.2020 Raw Story
The United States edged close to registering 200,000 Covid-19 deaths on Monday, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide if President Donald Trump stays in office. According to a rolling tally by Johns Hopkins University, 199,531 Americans have died and 6.8 million have been confirmed infected. The US has had […]
Column One: In the ring, they were gods. Now the coronavirus is forcing lucha libre stars to sell street food 18.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

'We thought we were eternal,' said the lucha libre star known as Olímpico. 'We never knew something like this could happen.'

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Extreme weather and permanent disaster zones will force a new American migration: research 15.9.2020 Raw Story
August besieged California with a heat unseen in generations. A surge in air conditioning broke the state’s electrical grid, leaving a population already ravaged by the coronavirus to work remotely by the dim light of their cellphones. By midmonth, the state had recorded possibly the hottest temperature ever measured on earth — 130 degrees in […]
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‘Superbugs are potentially the next big health challenge’ 5.9.2020 Raw Story
Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, a pioneer of the biotechnology industry in India and the head of the country’s leading biotechnology enterprise, Biocon is an internationally acclaimed biotech magnate. In an exclusive interview with Deepika Khurana, Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson of Biocon shares her views on India’s preparedness for COVID-19, the future of healthcare, the potential threat of […]
ANATOMY OF A MAN-MADE DISASTER: 595 ways Trump has failed to protect us from COVID-19 30.8.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians rank Abe Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from 9/11 to Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the housing […]
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India's toughest exams get even more stressful during the pandemic 27.8.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Despite the world's fastest-growing COVID-19 caseload, India's entrance tests for medical and engineering schools are scheduled to begin in days.

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Africa surpasses 1 million COVID-19 cases, more than half in South Africa 7.8.2020 Raw Story
The number of COVID-19 cases in Africa has risen to over one million, with more than half registered in South Africa, according to an AFP count late Thursday. The continent’s worst-hit nation has registered 538,184 infections, including over 8,000 new cases on Thursday, and 9,604 deaths. Egypt has recorded around 95,000 COVID-19 cases while the figure in Nigeria is 45,000. South Africa’s infection figures are the fifth-highest […]
America’s Exceptional Failure 6.8.2020 Outside the Beltway
Our response to Covid-19 has been exceptional in all the wrong ways.
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The White House made an ‘incredibly dumb gamble’ – and it backfired horribly 5.8.2020 Raw Story
As the U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 155,000, there is still no national testing program, with widespread shortages and delays hampering efforts to contain the pandemic. This continues months after President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner launched a White House task force with the goal of establishing a national testing plan. We speak to investigative reporter […]
How a peace conference’s failures a century ago set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings 3.8.2020 Raw Story
The racism that is now the target of protest across the globe is rooted in the tragic choices of leaders seeking to roll back change a century ago. Nearly all historians now agree that at the end of World War I, the choice to return to an imperialist world order by the victorious Allied, or […]
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Column: Trump taps Kodak (yes, that Kodak) to bring stability to the drug market 30.7.2020 LA Times: Health

The Trump administration is loaning Kodak $765 million to produce ingredients for prescription drugs -- something Kodak has never done before.

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Masks Biggest Factor in US Coronavirus Debacle 29.7.2020 Outside the Beltway
We were much slower and have higher non-conformity than countries that have it under control.
Jaguars are facing a grave new threat: Chinese medicine 24.7.2020 The Moderate Voice

by Sustainability Times If you want to know why jaguars are disappearing from the wild in the Americas, you have to look further afield for an answer. China, to be more precise. The iconic big cats are being killed for their fangs and other body parts so they can be used in traditional Chinese medicine, […]

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Column: As an uncertain future looms, Los Angeles' swap meet vendors live in the moment 20.7.2020 LA Times: Business

Los Angeles swap meets are an infinite jumble of commerce, tailored to the needs of low-income communities.

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India exceeds 1 million coronavirus cases, behind only the US and Brazil 17.7.2020 Raw Story
India crossed 1 million coronavirus cases on Friday, third only to the United States and Brazil, prompting concerns about its readiness to confront an inevitable surge that could overwhelm hospitals and test the country’s feeble health care system. A surge of 34.956 new cases in the past 24 hours took the national total to 1,003,832. The Health […]
Trump Is Donating Ventilators to Countries That Don’t Need or Can’t Use Them 16.7.2020 Truthout.com
Public health experts said the donations could go to waste or even risk patients' live for the sake of a PR ...
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Why is Trump donating ventilators to countries that don’t need or can’t use them? 16.7.2020 Raw Story
As President Donald Trump came under criticism that his administration had failed to manage the coronavirus pandemic, he cited one area of success: his plan to donate thousands of ventilators to other countries. “Now we’re the king of ventilators,” Trump told reporters on April 18. White House officials have pushed the U.S. Agency for International […]
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Anatomy of a man-made disaster: 470 ways Trump failed to protect America from COVID-19 14.7.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the […]
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FAILURE: Here are 470 ways Trump failed to protect America from COVID-19 13.7.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the […]
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