Reading Time: < 1 minute The government is not protecting jobless workers; many face eviction, and there’s no way to socially distance or self-quarantine when you are homeless.
Reading Time: < 1 minute America’s ever-increasing concentration of wealth could eventually have one upside.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Healthcare workers, delivery drivers, and retail employees are members of the pantheon of heroes Americans love to lionize in the era of COVID-19. But they’re poorly paid, poorly protected, and quickly forgotten.
Reading Time: < 1 minute President Donald Trump loves floating crazy ideas so that he’ll appear sane when he later reverses course.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Fox News has made a fortune delivering misinformation to an audience that gobbles it up. During a pandemic, however, this is a recipe for disaster — and some viewers will pay the ultimate price.
Reading Time: < 1 minute President Donald Trump has benefited financially from foreign governments, political campaigns, and even the Secret Service using his hotels. Now he wants to get his hands on taxpayer money directly.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Although some banks say they won’t do it, the law that authorized the issuance of the $1,200-per- person economic stimulus checks allows banks to keep part of the money to cover their (often ridiculous) overdraft and late fees.
Reading Time: < 1 minute You may be complacent about the pandemic, thinking that the coronavirus only infects older people, or sick people, or nonwhite folks. Don’t be. Nobody is immune — and we are all in this together.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Why isn’t Bernie Sanders dropping out? The real reason is very simple: Because he can still win. But that’s not good enough for the corporate media, which wants the Democratic primary to be over.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Remember when Republicans made up Obamacare “death panels”? Now some of them, including President Donald Trump, seem to want to sacrifice the lives of Americans to keep Wall Street happy.