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March 28, 2020 at 5:03 AM

Friday Nite Videos | March 27, 2020

Friday Nite Videos | March 27, 2020     March 27, 2020xxxxxx Trump Wants to Reopen America | Seth Meyers. Beatles Corvid19, I Gotta Wash My Hands! The Plot Against America | HBO 2020. Bernie Sanders Confronts GOP Senators. Naomi Klein | Coronavirus Capi…
Portside · [email protected]
March 28, 2020 at 4:12 AM

People Will Die If We End Social Distancing Early. This Chart Proves It.

People Will Die If We End Social Distancing Early. This Chart Proves It.     German Lopez March 24, 2020Vox How we know ending social distancing will lead to more deaths, in one chart People gather on a hiking trail in Griffith Park in Los Ange…
Portside · [email protected]
March 28, 2020 at 3:59 AM

How the World’s Richest Country Ran Out of a 75-Cent Face Mask

How the World’s Richest Country Ran Out of a 75-Cent Face Mask     Farhad Manjoo March 25, 2020New York Times A very American story about capitalism consuming our national preparedness and resiliency Some health care workers have resorted to s…
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March 28, 2020 at 3:48 AM

What Medicare for All Really Looks Like

What Medicare for All Really Looks Like     Caitlin Kelly January 8, 2020The American Prospect We don't have to debate whether Medicare for All is possible. It exists. The Canadian system, also called Medicare, guarantees coverage to every resident nort…
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March 28, 2020 at 3:35 AM

Covid-19: The Path to Treatment and Prevention

Covid-19: The Path to Treatment and Prevention     Ignacio López-Goñi March 26, 2020The Conversation An international consortium is racing to test three possible antiviral treatments for Covid-19 and 10 different vaccines. No one of these experiments is…
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March 28, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Nothing is Normal

Portside Culture Nothing is Normal     Esther Cohen March 27, 2020 New York poet Esther Cohen addresses the suddenness of change and notices what hasn’t changed at all. ,   Nothing is Normal By Esther Cohen Nothing is normal. N…
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March 27, 2020 at 4:46 AM

Vietnam, COVID-19 and Public Health

Vietnam, COVID-19 and Public Health     Stephanie Luce March 26, 2020xxxxxx Vietnam has had only 141 cases of COVID-19 as of March 23, and so far, no deaths. Despite its proximity to China, and fewer resources than countries like Singapore, the country …
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March 27, 2020 at 4:08 AM

Trump to New York: Drop Dead

Trump to New York: Drop Dead     Jennifer Senior March 24, 2020The New York Times Untold thousands will likely die, absent federal intervention. And it needs to happen this instant. Why won't the president help? Eduardo Munoz/Reuters // The New…
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March 27, 2020 at 3:53 AM

Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety

Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety     Sabrina Tavernise and Richard A. Oppel Jr. March 23, 2020The New York Times As bigots blame them for the coronavirus and President Trump labels it the "Chinese virus," many Chines…
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March 27, 2020 at 3:10 AM

Israel's Caging of Gaza Is a Recipe for Coronavirus Disaster

Israel's Caging of Gaza Is a Recipe for Coronavirus Disaster     Jehad Abusalim March 22, 2020+972 Magazine The pandemic's arrival threatens to make Gaza even more unlivable under Israeli siege. Humanitarian aid is not enough. The specter of the coronav…
Portside · [email protected]
March 27, 2020 at 2:52 AM

Tidbits - Mar. 26, 2020 - Reader Comments, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pandemic, Donald Trump, Bailout, Back to Work, Sanders, Biden, Airline Bailout, Cruise Lines, Heroes and Heroines - All Essential Workers, Cuba, solidarity, Nigeria, Brazil, Resources

Tidbits - Mar. 26, 2020 - Reader Comments, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pandemic, Donald Trump, Bailout, Back to Work, Sanders, Biden, Airline Bailout, Cruise Lines, Heroes and Heroines - All Essential Workers, Cuba, solidarity, Nigeria, Brazil, Resources     March 26, 2…
Portside Culture · [email protected]
March 27, 2020 at 12:00 AM

From Progressive Neoliberalism to Trump and Beyond

Portside Culture From Progressive Neoliberalism to Trump and Beyond     Gregory. N. Heires March 26, 2020Portside The social breakdown, symbolized by Trump's election and the malign effects of austerity policies serve to destroy faith in neolib…
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March 26, 2020 at 1:12 AM

“Everybody’s Scared”: Panic at Immigrant Detention Center After Positive Coronavirus Test

“Everybody’s Scared”: Panic at Immigrant Detention Center After Positive Coronavirus Test     Emily Kassie March 24, 2020The Marshall Project Detainees say officials give them little information and are not doing enough to reduce their risk. Pr…
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March 26, 2020 at 12:49 AM

How to Be a Climate Activist During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Be a Climate Activist During the Coronavirus Pandemic     Sarah Sax March 20, 2020HuffPost The fight against climate change isn’t going away; it’s going online. , Simon Dawson/Reuters   April was supposed to be a huge month for c…
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March 26, 2020 at 12:23 AM

Fear at Work

Fear at Work     Kurt Stand March 23, 2020The Stansbury Forum 'A growing concern about the disease, slight at first, then becoming deeper and more profound.' , Steve Apps/AP   Worry slowly mounted over the past few weeks – but worry ab…
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March 26, 2020 at 12:03 AM

'It Spreads Like Wildfire': Coronavirus Comes to New York Prisons

'It Spreads Like Wildfire': Coronavirus Comes to New York Prisons     Daniel A. Gross March 24, 2020The New Yorker Prisons, jails, and immigration detention centers can expect to see a largely “uncontrolled, unflattened curve” relating to the coronaviru…
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March 26, 2020 at 12:00 AM

White Enough? Race in America

Portside Culture White Enough? Race in America     Ayesha Ramachandran March 13, 2020Los Angeles Review of Books This book on modern immigration explores the complex relationship South Asian migrants to the U.S. have with the always contested n…
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March 26, 2020 at 12:00 AM

Global Left Midweek - The Crisis: More International Reports and Projections

Global Left Midweek - The Crisis: More International Reports and Projections     March 25, 2020xxxxxx Covid-19 ushers in a new political period. What does it look like? , Il Manifesto Global   Tricontinental: The movements, unions, and …
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March 25, 2020 at 12:30 AM

500+ Groups Demand 'People's Bailout' to Counter Push for Wall Street-Friendly Coronavirus Response

500+ Groups Demand 'People's Bailout' to Counter Push for Wall Street-Friendly Coronavirus Response     Jessica Corbett March 24, 2020Common Dreams "Lawmakers must respond to this pandemic in a way that yanks us back from the abyss and actually prevents…
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March 25, 2020 at 12:30 AM

The Last Recession Led to an Unequal Recovery. We Can Choose a Different Path.

The Last Recession Led to an Unequal Recovery. We Can Choose a Different Path.     Ken-Hou Lin & Megan Neely March 20, 2020The Conversation We are experts in income inequality, and our new book, “Divested: Inequality in the Age of Finance,” argues t…