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Is This Why Trump Doesn’t Care About The Dangers Of Schools Reopening?

Is This Why Trump Doesn’t Care About The Dangers Of Schools Reopening?

The decision, which affects all of Montgomery County’s private schools, was made to “protect the health and safety of Montgomery County residents as well as parents, students, teachers, and staff from the spread of COVID-19,” according to a press release from Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles.
AOC Doesn’t Care About Now-Infamous Misogynist Ted Yoho’s “Apology” (& Neither Do We)

AOC Doesn’t Care About Now-Infamous Misogynist Ted Yoho’s “Apology” (& Neither Do We)

Every woman is familiar with the type of abuse Yoho hurled at AOC earlier this week, and too many women don’t get a chance to stand up for themselves against such grossly misogynistic abuses, often out of fear of retaliation. That’s part of what makes Ocasio-Cortez’s response to Yoho, which many have applauded online, so…
Gov. Mike Parson Doesn’t Seem To Understand What’s Really At Risk If Schools Reopen

Gov. Mike Parson Doesn’t Seem To Understand What’s Really At Risk If Schools Reopen

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson felt the vitriol of the whole Twitterverse on Friday after making it clear during a radio interview that, not only does he not understand what age group is at risk of catching the COVID-19, he doesn’t seem to care. Parson was on the air with host Marc Cox on St Louis’…
America still doesn’t have enough N95 masks

America still doesn’t have enough N95 masks

In the early weeks of the pandemic, it was nearly impossible to buy N95 masks. These masks, unlike surgical masks or cloth masks, are tight-fitting and filter airborne particles that can carry the virus, making them a key source of protection for health care workers, some of whom have died after being exposed to Covid-19…
Fourth Of July Doesn’t Stand For Freedom Until There Is Justice For Black Americans

Fourth Of July Doesn’t Stand For Freedom Until There Is Justice For Black Americans

On July 4, 1776, the country’s 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence stating that “all men are created equal,” and yes at the time that really did only apply to white, property-owning men. Despite the fact that 244 years have passed since the United States was supposedly liberated from British rule, the systemic oppression…
“The oppression doesn’t end, it adapts”: America’s history of lynching and its resonance today

“The oppression doesn’t end, it adapts”: America’s history of lynching and its resonance today

When Robert Fuller was found dead, hanging from a tree in a square across from Palmdale’s City Hall, authorities said it was a suicide. “It is not the first such incident since the COVID-19 pandemic began,” the California city said in a statement, according to CNN, adding that “the city remains committed to addressing mental…
The Senate doesn’t have enough coronavirus test kits — but it doesn’t want ones from the White House

The Senate doesn’t have enough coronavirus test kits — but it doesn’t want ones...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have declined an offer from the Trump administration to be sent rapid coronavirus tests for congressional use as lawmakers prepare to return to the Capitol next week. In a joint statement, released Saturday, the leaders appeared to be trying to avoid being seen as accepting…
Mike Bloomberg doesn’t want Silicon Valley’s money. He does want its employees.

Mike Bloomberg doesn’t want Silicon Valley’s money. He does want its employees.

Mike Bloomberg is not asking Silicon Valley leaders for their money as he ramps up his presidential campaign, but he is asking them for a different kind of precious possession — their employees. On Monday, Bloomberg’s campaign gathered hundreds of tech leaders on a conference call and asked them to refer their most talented technical…
Congress is on track to avoid a government shutdown — as long as Trump doesn’t get involved

Congress is on track to avoid a government shutdown — as long as Trump...

On the weekend before Thanksgiving, Congress, surprisingly, seemed to beat a deadline. This past Saturday, negotiators in the House and Senate came to an agreement on top-line numbers for 12 spending bills, the Washington Post reported. These spending bills, which had been stalled, will keep agencies across the government funded through next September. While neither…
Disney says it doesn’t need data to make great shows

Disney says it doesn’t need data to make great shows

When it comes to deciding what shows and films to create for its new Disney+ streaming service, Disney is relying on its leaders’ creative instincts much more than it’s considering data points. That’s what Kevin Mayer, chairman of direct-to-consumer and international at Disney, told Recode’s Peter Kafka at the 2019 Code Media conference in Los…

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