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September 5, 2020

Are we at Step Ten of Dr Naomi Wolf’s well-known ‘Ten Steps’ to fascism? Here is Part 1 of ‘Step Ten: Fascist America in Ten Easy Steps’

Are we at Step Ten of Dr Naomi Wolf’s well-known ‘Ten Steps’ to fascism – a phrase from a 2007 Guardian article Fascist America in Ten Easy Steps, and 2008 book, The End of America? Many people have asked Dr Wolf for an update of the ‘ten steps’ to fascism …

September 3, 2020

Why Most Voters Oppose Schools Reopening

Even as test rates hover around six to seven percent and tens of thousands of new Covid-19 cases are being reported daily, school districts across the country will continue with plans to resume operations in the coming weeks. The latest survey data shows, however, that most Americans oppose reopening K-12 education in …

September 3, 2020

Cheap, Daily Home Tests Are The First Step To Containing The Pandemic

We don’t need drugs or vaccines to stop the Covid-19 pandemic. We can use something that is already available and at our disposal: rapid point-of-care and home diagnostics combined with contact tracing and isolation of possible transmitters. Backed by the right technology and strategy, testing can be used to detect …

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 …

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