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- NYC’s air quality among world’s worst due to Canada wildfire smoke – YouTube June 6, 2023
- Ecosystem Restoration at COP15 in Montreal June 6, 2023
- After THE OIL MACHINE: Kevin Anderson June 6, 2023
- After THE OIL MACHINE: Sir David King June 6, 2023
- Dr Jennifer Francis: 2023 Climate Chaos, El Niño, Ocean Heatwaves, & Arctic Sea Ice Lows June 6, 2023
- Matters of Population June 6, 2023
- The carbon cycle is key to understanding climate change June 5, 2023
- Can we remove carbon from the atmosphere? June 5, 2023
- Charalee Graydon June 5, 2023
- Combined climate change indicators June 4, 2023
- Fossil Fuel Evil Is Ending the future June 4, 2023
- Stonehenge of the Americas | Digging For the Truth (S3, E9) | Full Episode June 4, 2023
- What are food standards and why do they matter? June 4, 2023
- How Lorraine Hansberry inspired countless Black and LGBTQ+ writers June 4, 2023
- E-book release: State of India’s Environment in Figures 2023 June 4, 2023
- 1930s HUNGARY TRAVELOGUE / EDUCATIONAL FILM GEOGRAPHY & NATURAL RESOURCES BUDAPEST XD52484 June 4, 2023
- Ecuador’s Big Gamble: The Country That Gave Up Oil | Real Stories Full-Length Documentary June 4, 2023
- Senegal News | Senegal Unrest Flares Again Over Opposition Leader | English News | News18 Exclusive June 4, 2023
- Why has opposition leader’s trial sparked unrest in Senegal? | Inside Story June 4, 2023
- Senegal unrest: 15 people have died in two days of violence June 4, 2023
- Agroecology Is the Solution to World Hunger – Scientific American June 4, 2023
- Deadly protests in Senegal kill at least nine June 4, 2023
- 1177 B.C. – The Collapse of the Bronze Age civilizations – Eric H. Cline June 3, 2023
- Eric Cline – The Collapse of Cities and Civilizations at the End of the Late Bronze Age June 3, 2023
- Elga Wasserman Portrait Unveiling June 3, 2023
- Former NRC Chief: Reactors Not a Climate Solution – Nuclear Power June 3, 2023
- Modern Marvels: Gold Mines (S6, E24) | Full Episode June 3, 2023
- Prof Lumumba delivers the Nelson Mandela memorial lecture, 17 July 2018 June 3, 2023
- Africa in the next 25 years will be recolonized – Prof. PLO Lumumba June 3, 2023
- Prof Lumumba: “There is a new scramble for Africa” || A discussion on foreign interference in Africa June 3, 2023
- Economic Update: Are Mega-Corporations Ruining Our World? June 3, 2023
- Only ONE SCOTUS Justice Stood Up For Striking Workers In Horrifying Ruling June 3, 2023
- How is plastic a threat to human health? June 2, 2023
- Inside Canada’s wildfire central command centre June 2, 2023
- Microplastics a growing problem in Great Lakes, Ontario AG says June 2, 2023
- Kissinger at 100: New War Crimes Revealed in Secret Cambodia Bombing That Set Stage for Forever Wars June 2, 2023
- I Could Not, in Good Conscience, Vote for the Debt Ceiling Bill June 2, 2023
- “King: A Life”: New Bio Details FBI Spying & How MLK’s Criticism of Malcom X Was Fabricated June 2, 2023
- AI Expert: We Urgently Need Ethical Guidelines & Safeguards to Limit Risk of Artificial Intelligence June 2, 2023
- 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report June 2, 2023
- Financing Climate Adaptation—and Deciding What to Let Go | Harvard Magazine June 2, 2023
- Bidding farewell to the American century | The Chris Hedges Report June 2, 2023
- UN talks on plastic treaty get underway in Paris | WION Climate Tracker June 2, 2023
- Why countries with deserts import sand June 2, 2023
- Why recycled ocean plastic is (often) a lie June 2, 2023
- UN led talks in Paris aim to end plastic pollution – but solutions can’t come fast enough | DW News June 2, 2023
- African Demand for Chinese Surveillance Technology June 2, 2023
- Plastic producers seek to ‘delay’ UN negotiations on reducing plastic waste • FRANCE 24 English June 2, 2023
- FRANCE 24 report: Young activists fighting plastic waste in Cameroon • FRANCE 24 English June 2, 2023
- Experts warn AI could pose threat to humanity as Nvidia hits $1 trillion market cap June 2, 2023
Daily Archives: May 4, 2020
How Native Americans Are Being Disproportionately Hit by COVID-19 | Amanpour and Company
Amanpour and Company
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan has been personally affected by coronavirus. In March, the virus caused the death of her brother. Flanagan is the second Native American woman to be elected to statewide executive office in the U.S., and she talks to Michel Martin about how Native Americans – like Hispanic and African American communities – are being disproportionately hit by this crisis.
Originally aired on April 17, 2020.
Blame and counter-charges: the U.S.-China rhetorical war over COVID-19
The rhetorical war between the U.S. and China is growing more aggressive by the day. Now, the Trump White House is boosting a theory that the novel coronavirus was accidentally released from a lab in China’s Wuhan, where the outbreak began. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to Antony Blinken, senior foreign policy advisor to Joe Biden, and Rebeccah Heinrichs, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute.
What is contact tracing, and how could it help the U.S. manage COVID-19?
With COVID-19 cases in the U.S. still rising, many experts say the next phase in the pandemic response will require aggressive contact tracing. The technique has been used extensively in prior disease outbreaks elsewhere, but the U.S. currently lacks a nationwide tracing infrastructure. And while apps tracking movement and interactions could help, they raise privacy concerns. Amna Nawaz reports.
PBS NewsHour full episode, May 4, 2020 – YouTube
Monday on the NewsHour, businesses in the U.S. and parts of Europe cautiously reopen their doors. Plus: Projections of how high the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 will rise, how contact tracing could help contain new waves of infection, an unprecedented Supreme Court session, the rhetorical battle between the U.S. and China, Politics Monday and what a photographer sees on the medical front lines
Why Mike Pence Didn’t Wear a Mask at the Mayo Clinic | NowThis
‘I don’t have the coronavirus.’ — VP Mike Pence explained why he did not wear a mask while visiting staff and patients at the Mayo Clinic, where the official policy is to wear a face mask. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis
In US news and current events today, Vice President Mike Pence broke the Mayo Clinic policy by refusing to wear a mask while visiting the blood and plasma donation center in Rochester, Minnesota. As of April 13, the clinic requires all patients and visitors to wear masks. Pence violated the policy as he spoke to staff and patients
As Workers Get Sick & Die from COVID-19, McConnell Demands Corporate Immunity in New Stimulus Bill
As the Senate reconvenes today, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is demanding that Congress use the next stimulus bill to protect corporations from liability for workers. “He wants to protect their right to engage in egregious misconduct,” says Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen.
No Healthcare for Americans (w Alex Lawson)
May 4, 2020
Healthcare is not provided in the US unless you have the right insurance or enough money to pay. The current crisis is exposing the fact that more than thirty million people are unable to receive proper healthcare for even the most basic medical needs
Alex Lawson from Social Security Works, joined Thom. To ask if Medicare should be paying for everything.
Grim new projections forecast ‘explosive growth’ in COVID-19 cases, deaths
May 4, 2020
With the U.S. coronavirus death toll now over 68,000, some fatality projections referenced by the Trump administration have already been surpassed. Roughly 2,000 Americans are dying from the disease every day — and that number could still rise. Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Laurie Garrett joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest predictions and what could be done to reduce them.
Learning in a Time of Global Lockdown: Self-Guided Inquiry Through “Transition-Studies.Net”
The global pandemic lockdown poses new educational challenges for teaching and leaning. Self-guided learning platforms are available. Online weblogs and platforms like “Transition-Studies.Net” are accessible for teachers and professors at all levels as well as students of all ages.
In addition civic groups, faith communities, NGO groups, municipal organizations, and, indeed, citizens of all backgrounds and from all countries with internet access can now use online Internet assets to launch research and construct their own means to teach others on topics of interest to themselves or their particular group.
These platforms offer the powerful possibility of “lateral learning,” based on the principle of: “Each one reach one; each one teach one.”
Source material includes:
- Amid Shutdowns, Youth Climate Activists Are Writing the Curriculum for a Just Economic Recovery – Yes! Magazine
- Education Crisis: From Pre-K to Higher Ed, Students Face Unequal Access During Coronavirus Shutdown
- Arctic Warming: Risks for Methane Emissions
- Noam Chomsky: How Climate Change Became a ‘Liberal Hoax’
See related discussions:
- Earth Day 2020: Beginning a Cosmic Conversation Amidst a Global Lockdown
- Youth Go to Court to Demand a Survivable Future
- Before All the World the Youth Challenge the Fatal Myopia, Greed & Childishness of the Trump Generation
- Can the “Grown Ups” Catch On and Catch Up with the Youth? | EV & N 298 | CCTV
- “Greta, What’s Your Problem?” Marginalizing & Dismissing the Rational & Humane Voice of Youth.