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 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.
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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.
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Reading Time: < 1 minute Americans are always being told that they are the best, and have the best. The response to coronavirus exposes that as wishful thinking.
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Reading Time: < 1 minute The long lines minority and young voters faced on Super Tuesday were not an accident. They are the result of policies put in place to systematically disenfranchise certain groups of Americans.
Reading Time: < 1 minute If you listen to Joe Biden, he is responsible for all that is good in the US — with an assist from a guy named “Barack.” The only thing he hasn’t accomplished yet is win a primary in three presidential runs.