COVID-19 in Africa

April 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been slow to reach most of Africa compared to Europe and the United States. But that is changing.

The Loose-Cannon-in-Chief

April 25, 2020

On April 23, during a White House briefing, the acting undersecretary for science and technology at the DHS reported on data

New Nurse Limbo

April 23, 2020

Perhaps the pandemic can bring about new ways of training and educating healthcare workers.

Reopening the Economy Will Send Us to Hell

April 23, 2020

this article is reprinted from Labor Notes As we head into the fifth month of the outbreak millions of working families feel like they have been kidnapped and sent to hell. As unemployment (officially reported) soars toward 30 percent or

No Excuses

April 20, 2020

Today, nurses reminded Kaiser admin that there are no excuses for their despicable behavior.

Blood Money at New York’s MTA

April 16, 2020

Over 10,000 people have died in New York City from the coronavirus. Many of these deaths could have been prevented if governments had taken the pandemic seriously

The COVID-19 Housing Crisis

April 13, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has put many people’s lives as well as livelihoods at risk. In response, the federal government has done nothing for renters or mortgage holders.

Book Review: The Water Dancer

April 13, 2020

The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, opens with a quote from Fredrick Douglass: “My part has been to tell the story of the slave. The story of the master never wanted for narrators.”

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