Coronavirus

Outrage as Republicans Try to Prevent People on Unemployment From Receiving Stimulus Check

Outrage as Republicans Try to Prevent People on Unemployment From Receiving Stimulus Check
"Funny enough, they never take issue with doubling down on corporate bailouts and tax cuts for the wealthy."
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Trump-Supporting Megachurch Pastor Tells Congregation Not to Accept COVID-19 Vaccine

Trump-Supporting Megachurch Pastor Tells Congregation Not to Accept COVID-19 Vaccine
Maldonado once mocked members of his own congregation for staying away from church in the early days of the pandemic.
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Argentina Passes "Millionaire's Tax" to Fund Covid-19 Recovery

Argentina Passes "Millionaire's Tax" to Fund Covid-19 Recovery
"We're coming out of this pandemic like countries come out of world wars, with thousands of dead and devastated economies," said one senator.
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Critics Smell 'Economic Sabotage' as McConnell Unveils Covid Plan With $0 for Unemployment Boost, Direct Payments

Critics Smell 'Economic Sabotage' as McConnell Unveils Covid Plan With $0 for Unemployment Boost, Direct Payments
"McConnell is making it pretty clear that if Dems don't win the Georgia Senate races, he will cripple the American economy, hoping it will let the GOP win the midterm."
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States With Few Coronavirus Restrictions Are Spreading the Virus Beyond Their Borders

States With Few Coronavirus Restrictions Are Spreading the Virus Beyond Their Borders
Lax states are attracting shoppers and students from stricter neighbors — and sending back COVID-19 cases. The imbalance underscores the lack of a national policy.
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McConnell sends Senate home without passing virus relief for Americans — again

McConnell sends Senate home without passing virus relief for Americans — again
More than 740,000 Americans applied for jobless benefits last week.
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'About to Be Catapulted Off a Cliff': Study Shows 12 Million Set to Lose Jobless Benefits After Christmas

'About to Be Catapulted Off a Cliff': Study Shows 12 Million Set to Lose Jobless Benefits After Christmas
"With no end to the pandemic in sight, and a cutoff of nearly all federal unemployment benefits by year's end looming on the horizon, inaction by Congress could mean that millions of American families will enter the New Year with little or no means of support."
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Public Health Experts Raise Alarm as Trump White House Embraces 'Fringe' Declaration Pushing Herd Immunity

Public Health Experts Raise Alarm as Trump White House Embraces 'Fringe' Declaration Pushing Herd Immunity
"It's being presented as if it's a major alternative view that's held by large numbers of experts in the scientific community. That is not true."
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'Propaganda': Trump Campaign Exposed for Using Dr. Fauci Out of Context in New Ad

'Propaganda': Trump Campaign Exposed for Using Dr. Fauci Out of Context in New Ad
'The comments attributed to me without my permission in the GOP campaign ad were taken out of context'
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EPA Chief Issues ‘Straight-Up Racist’ Order to Return to Offices

EPA Chief Issues ‘Straight-Up Racist’ Order to Return to Offices
"We have a president who doesn’t care if you live or die. Even our mid-level management is with us on this."
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