From Vox.com: Coronavirus is not just a tragedy. It’s an opportunity to build a better world.

“Coronavirus is a great moral drama taking place before our eyes. And the script has not yet been written.” By Roge Karma  Apr 10, 2020, 7:30am EDT What are the social conditions that made us vulnerable to coronavirus?” Frank Snowden “We’ve created a different kind of world — the world of globalization. That’s very different from the age […]

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The saving trace of this COVID moment

link.medium.com/JF6x5UFxB5 “From one citizen to another, I beg of you: take a deep breath, ignore the deafening noise, and think deeply about what you want to put back into your life. This is our chance to define a new version of normal, a rare and truly sacred (yes, sacred) opportunity to get rid of the […]

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Trump reveals how to never elect another Republican again

http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/30/trump-republican-party-voting-reform-coronavirus The truth emerges just as we suspected. This is about as close to admitting that Republicans have to suppress the vote and/or cheat to win as one might get short of a total admission. “The things they had in there were crazy. They had things, levels of voting that if you’d ever agreed to […]

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The Fed reaches its limits

Bottom line. Monetary Policy had reached its limits in response to this financial crisis. It is time for Congress to take clear-eyed, focus on creating targeted, well-funded fiscal policy actions to benefit regular citizens as well as financial markets and institutions. Let’s not make the same mistake that we did in 2008. Families, individuals, small […]

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Trump’s Corona virus blame game

“Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told the Conservative Political Action Conference [CPAC] that the Coronavirus was the ‘hoax of the day,’” conceived of and perpetuated by a hostile media establishment. During a Congressional hearing on Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to disagree with the chief of staff. (@TheHill.com) While the U.S. […]

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