Coronavirus

The Rich Are Making Out Like Bandits in this Pandemic

The Rich Are Making Out Like Bandits in this Pandemic
The numbers are in - Trump’s coronavirus response has been great for corporations and the rich, and not so good for you.
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Trump Tells GOP Not To Bother With Any More Help For Unemployed Americans

Trump Tells GOP Not To Bother With Any More Help For Unemployed Americans
Trump opposes extending the added $600 in unemployment insurance Congress created to help offset coronavirus job losses.
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How Do You Get People to Wear Face Masks? Ask a Sex Educator.

How Do You Get People to Wear Face Masks? Ask a Sex Educator.
We haven't convinced everyone to wear condoms, but there are certainly lessons to be learned from decades of trying that we can apply to this moment with face masks.
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McConnell Admits He 'Was Wrong' After Getting Caught Lying About Obama

McConnell Admits He 'Was Wrong' After Getting Caught Lying About Obama
McConnell had falsely accused Obama of not giving the Trump administration a plan for dealing with a pandemic.
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Alabama Republicans Want to Use Virus Aid to Build a New Statehouse

Alabama Republicans Want to Use Virus Aid to Build a New Statehouse
Democrats said it was 'unconscionable that the legislature would spend the people's money, meant to address the incredible hardships this pandemic has wrought on our workers, families, and state, on pork and pet projects.'
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Critics Sound the Alarm as BlackRock Prepares to Lead the Covid-19 Corporate Bailout Program

Critics Sound the Alarm as BlackRock Prepares to Lead the Covid-19 Corporate Bailout Program
"We cannot afford to allow the interests of private corporations to supersede the needs of the American people and the long-term stability of our economy."
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The Bailout Is Working — for the Rich

The Bailout Is Working — for the Rich
The economy is in free fall but Wall Street is thriving, and stocks of big private equity firms are soaring dramatically higher. That tells you who investors think is the real beneficiary of the federal government’s massive rescue efforts.
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7 Republican Leaders Pushing Americans to Risk Their Lives for the Economy

7 Republican Leaders Pushing Americans to Risk Their Lives for the Economy
Republican lawmakers want to reopen the country's economy. They admit doing so will lead to more loss of life.
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'Outrageous, Callous, and Cruel': Seniors Rip Trump for Holding Covid-19 Relief Hostage to Push Social Security Cuts

'Outrageous, Callous, and Cruel': Seniors Rip Trump for Holding Covid-19 Relief Hostage to Push Social Security Cuts
"Trump's actions are a war on seniors. He is insisting on threatening Social Security on which most seniors rely for their food, medicine, and other basic necessities."
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Right-Wing Militia Group Threatens Police at Protests: Stop Enforcing Laws or Else

Right-Wing Militia Group Threatens Police at Protests: Stop Enforcing Laws or Else
The right-wing anti-government Oath Keepers have taken part in protests demanding governors reopen their state economies in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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