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September 3, 2020

If Trump Tries to Hijack the Election, We Must Be Ready to Resist

Truthout For nearly four years, we have been laser focused on November 3, 2020, the day that Donald Trump could be voted out of office. In all likelihood, however, the election will not be decided that evening as it has in the past (with the notable exception of the 2000 …

September 2, 2020

Containing Covid—American Style

In the span of last weekend alone, more than 80,000 new cases of Covid-19 were reported across the United States. Worse, the disease claims the lives of about 1,000 Americans daily. Meanwhile in China, the country where it all began, the number of cases from the past week didn’t even …

August 25, 2020

The Catastrophe That Could Have Been Avoided: Examining China’s Response to the Covid-19 Outbreak (September 2019-January 2020)

Reprinted with permission from Citizen Press. In 2020, an outbreak occurred in the city of Wuhan in China’s central province of Hubei. This outbreak evolved into a worldwide epidemic that has severely impacted people’s health, their way of life, the global economy, and the political landscape. The name of the …

August 19, 2020

Congressional Candidates and Voters Sue to Stop Trump’s Sabotage of USPS

Truthout A lawsuit that promises to be one of many was filed on Monday in U.S. District Court in New York to stop Donald Trump’s sabotage of the mail leading up to the presidential election. Mondaire Jones et al. v. U.S. Postal Service, Postmaster General, and Donald Trump was brought by Democratic …

August 19, 2020

The Solution To Racial Injustice Must Include Gun Violence Prevention

We are in the midst of a historic opportunity to begin the process of eradicating the systemic, institutionalized racism and injustice that has afflicted black people, and other marginalized communities, from well before the founding fathers declared their intention to form a “more perfect union.” Although their words recognized that …

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