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May 05 2020
This past Saturday, former President George W. Bush released a brief video whose subtweeted message was unmistakable. It recognized the suffering of those who had lost family members, or economic prospects, or hope itself; it emphasized the all of us rather than the us and them response to national crisis; and it appealed to the generous rather than the resentful in human nature.
Mar 05 2021
Bloomberg Opinion columnist David Fickling noted Wednesday that while China makes all sorts of grandiose promises about reaching “net zero” carbon emissions by 2060, it was the only major economic power in the world that increased pollution in 2020.
That analysis came from a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) released Tuesday, which found energy demand and “global energy-Breitbart News
May 03 2020
Covid-19 is rampaging through the country’s jails and prisons. As of last week, the Marshall Project documented more than 9,400 cases of covid-19 in U.S. jails and prisons, with more than 140 deaths. A Twitter account tracking prison data puts the figure higher — more than 18,000 staff and prisoners infected in the 45 states providing data. The known infection rate in jails in prisons is aboutWashington Post
May 02 2020
Think you’re going stir crazy from the coronavirus lockdown? Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones can probably top whatever disturbing thoughts you might be having.
He said on his far-right radio talk show Friday that he’s willing to go full cannibal.
If COVID-19 shutdowns continue, he said, he has “extrapolated this out” and may have to resort to drastic and disgusting methods ofHuffPost
Apr 30 2020
At a time when good news about the coronavirus pandemic is hard to find, one hopeful word has landed on a lot of people’s lips: remdesivir.
The drug, produced by Gilead Sciences, was unsuccessfully deployed against Ebola virus in recent years. It has attracted new interest after the novel coronavirus appeared in China late last year, spurring a rush of research into possible therapiesPolitiFact
May 01 2020
Indian authorities have made a contact-tracing mobile app mandatory for all public and private sector employees, raising concerns among digital rights experts about privacy and increased surveillance.
Aarogya Setu, the app launched by the Indian government earlier this month to stem the novel coronavirus outbreak, evaluates users' risk of infection based on location, and their medicalAl Jazeera
May 04 2020
Justice Department Sides with Virginia Church in Lawsuit After Pastor Cited for Holding In-Person Worship Services
The Department of Justice is siding with a Virginia church in its lawsuit against Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D).
Pastor Kevin Wilson of Lighthouse Fellowship Church on Chincoteague Island could face jail time and a $2,500 fine for holding a Palm Sunday service with 16 people in the pews, which was a violation of the Northam's Order 55 limiting gatherings to 10 people or less.CBN
Apr 30 2020
Young Americans for Liberty president Cliff Maloney is pursuing litigation against a Florida official for thwarting his ability to obtain a firearm amid social distancing restrictions in response to coronavirus.
Mr. Maloney sent a letter on Wednesday to Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services commissioner Nikki Fried threatening litigation because of the commissioner’sWashington Times
May 03 2020
A fund Congress created to help rescue small businesses initially struggled to deliver relief to hurting firms. Now that it’s been replenished, the strict rules and confusing guidance surrounding the fund’s loans has stopped many recipient businesses from spending them, according to a new story from the New York Times.
For weeks, small businesses expressed outrage over the PaycheckMother Jones
May 01 2020
Since March, the Internet has been ablaze with articles and resources for parents forced into homeschooling their children because of the COVID-19 crisis. Some education experts—like Kevin Huffman in The Washington Post—are terrified of what long breaks and virtual learning will do to American children. Huffman claims that “homeschooling during the coronavirus will set back a generation ofThe American Conservative