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Coronavirus: Crowds Protest “Government Overreach” Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Coronavirus: Crowds Protest “Government Overreach” Amid COVID-19 Crisis

This weekend, despite shelter in place orders, residents in 5 states turned out to state capitols to protest the lockdown. Many of the protests were organized by right-wing media sites like Infowars as they reject the science surrounding COVID-19 as well as actions by governors to prevent the spread of the virus. Overall these protests […]

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Coronavirus: Too Soon To Declare Victory

Coronavirus: Too Soon To Declare Victory

As The Hill reported yesterday, “U.S. officials are reportedly investigating an unverified theory pushed by conservatives including President Trump that the coronavirus outbreak began in a Chinese laboratory.” And at the same time, President Trump revealed a 3-phase plan to reopen the economy. The plan was scant on details and included far fewer than CDC […]

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Coronavirus: Trump Deflects All Blame, Seeks All Glory

Coronavirus: Trump Deflects All Blame, Seeks All Glory

Yesterday, President Donald Trump suspended funding (pending review) to the World Health Organization for what he perceives to be its inadequate handling of the coronavirus pandemic, drawing condemnation from infectious disease experts as the global death toll continued to mount. As CNN explained, “mid swirling questions about whether he downplayed the crisis or ignored warnings from […]

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Coronavirus: Governors Take Matters in Their Own Hands

Coronavirus: Governors Take Matters in Their Own Hands

Yesterday groups of governors on the East Coast and the West Coast announced regional working groups to help manage the spread of COVID-19 as well as to coordinate a strategy to reopen their states. To this, President Trump tweeted that the power to reopen states lies with him. His tweet came as the White House […]

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Coronavirus: NYT’s Weekend Bombshell

Coronavirus: NYT’s Weekend Bombshell

Over the weekend, the New York Times published a devastating in-depth look into how President Trump repeatedly ignored warnings from his own administration officials and wasted precious time responding to the spread of COVID-19. While other media outlets have published similar stories about the delayed response, the Times revealed the level of dysfunction that exists […]

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Coronavirus: We Cannot Rush an End to Lockdowns

Coronavirus: We Cannot Rush an End to Lockdowns

Yesterday jobless claims revealed that 16 million Americans have lost their jobs in 3 weeks while a new study warned that lockdowns shouldn’t be fully lifted until a COVID-19 vaccine is made available–which is still many months away. However as the Washington Post reported, President Trump said yesterday that mass testing for the coronavirus is […]

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