Tag Archives: coronavirus

FREE THEM ALL (e78)

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Existing health and economic disparities are crushing. The virus is making things a million times worse.

Who has to work right now? Who can work from home? Who has lost their jobs? Massive overlap between people of color and service workers. Massive overlap in NYC between neighborhoods with lots of people of color, COVID-19 infected people, and people who work in the service industry.

We start off with the EARN IT Act, legislation that would give the government a backdoor to kill encryption.  We also discuss how Congress picked winners and losers in their student debt relief in the third coronavirus package. And we put out a call to action to free people from cages during the pandemic. And Alexis discusses Trump manipulating the stock market with lies about oil production cut “deals” between Russia and Saudi Arabia that…didn’t exist.

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Humorless Panic (e76)

Coronavirus, Trump’s malfeasance, the market crash, Trump’s Europe travel ban, and what a REAL response to COVID-19 would look like, from a health perspective and an economic one.

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Demands from Grassroots Organizers Concerning COVID-19

To Cancel Student Debt, You Don’t Need Congress