Coronavirus response: Trump denies funeral aid as minority communities suffer without tests & treatment

Welcome, dear readers, to my coronavirus roundup. I’m posting these every Friday in addition to Lost in the Sauce on Mondays (for non-coronavirus news). Title refers to the sections “Minorities and low-income communities” and “Trump sits on funeral aid” Short summary at very end – scroll to bottom if you’re short on time. Housekeeping: HOW TO […]

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Coronavirus response: The Republican-led plan to force states to reopen is revealed

The lost months The WHO was prepared Contradicting Trump’s recent criticism of the World Health Organization (WHO) – saying they “minimized the threat” and “could have called it months earlier” – the Washington Post reported that Americans working with WHO provided real-time information about the virus when it first emerged last year: More than a dozen U.S. researchers, physicians […]

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Coronavirus response: States team up to oppose Trump’s “total” authority

Welcome, dear readers, to the fourth installment of my coronavirus roundup. I’m posting these every Friday in addition to Lost in the Sauce on Mondays (for non-coronavirus news). The previous edition can be found here. Housekeeping: HOW TO SUPPORT: I know we are all facing unprecedented financial hardships right now. If you are in the position to […]

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