Daily Archives: July 19, 2020

Why are US Covid-19 Cases Still Surging, Passing Other Countries?

RT America

Published on Jul 19, 2020

The US coronavirus death toll is over 141,000 with more than 3.5 million cases. Months into the pandemic, why is the US still seeing record high surges, causing it to pass other countries? RT America’s Sayeh Tavangar answers that question and breaks down the latest Covid-19 numbers in the US and how they compare to countries around the world.(19:51) | Just Press Play has that segment and the best of other in-depth reports, exclusive interviews and controversial issues you may have missed during the week on RT America.

South Africa reimposes lockdown amid soaring COVID-19 cases

Al Jazeera English

Published on Jul 13, 2020

South Africa is the worst-hit country in Africa with over a quarter of a million people infected. The government is re-introducing lockdown restrictions to try to combat the soaring numbers. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Johannesburg

‘Go Back to Your Country,’ a Supercut of Racism Featuring Trump | NowThis

NowThis News

Published on Jul 17, 2019

Between 2016 and 2017, the phrase ‘go back to your country’ was documented 97 times — here’s how the iconically racist refrain found its way into President Trump’s tweets.

Trump’s Push To Reopen Schools Is Sending His Poll Numbers To New Lows

The Ring of Fire

Published on Jul 19, 2020

Donald Trump refuses to back down from his push to reopen schools in a few weeks, even as the number of new Covid-19 cases continues to climb nationally. The President is out of his mind, and the public is fully aware of it. The latest polls show that a majority of the public is not with Trump on this one, and they believe that it is an incredibly dangerous and stupid idea. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

‘Nobody Knows More’ Than Trump About Anything: A Supercut | NowThis

NowThis News

Published on Jan 23, 2020

‘Nobody knows more about’ anything than Trump does (a supercut).

Sec. Pompeo Condemns the NYT for Acknowledging Slavery | NowThis

NowThis News

Published on Jul 19, 2020

Sec. Pompeo called out The New York Times, rejecting the idea that the legacy of American slavery influences society today

America Unearthed: GIANT BONES UNEARTHED (S1, E4) | Full Episode | History


Published on Jul 19, 2020

Geologist Scott Wolter visits a Minnesota farmer who wants to investigate the possible existence of a giant after unearthing massive bones in his yard, in Season 1, Episode 4, “Giants in Minnesota”. #AmericaUnearthed Subscribe for more from America Unearthed and other great HISTORY shows

Coronavirus Anxiety | VOA Connect

VOA News

Published on Jul 19, 2020

A mental health therapist offers tips for easing stress during the pandemic.


Why we’re seeing the worst locust invasion in decades and how Covid-19 exacerbates it | DW Analysis

DW News

Published on Jul 3, 2020

While Asia and Africa are battling their worst locust invasion in decades, the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could push tens of millions of people even into deeper poverty and hunger. Over 50 million people were already facing crisis-level food insecurity before the coronavirus pandemic began to spread. COVID-19 prevents farmers from offsetting crop losses by doing manual labor in cities because of curfews, restricted movement, and social distancing mandates

Portland mayor blasts Trump over federal arrests

CGTN America

Published on Jul 19, 2020

U.S. federal agents have been deployed by President Trump in Portland to crush nightly protests over racism and police brutality. Federal agents have arrested some protesters. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler on Friday called it “an attack on our democracy.” https://bit.ly/3fKFkYm