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Noam Chomsky: ‘Coronavirus pandemic could have been prevented’ | News | Al Jazeera

Chomsky slams US’s handling of virus as he warns nuclear war, global warming threats will remain after pandemic is over. 3 Apr 2020 The coronavirus crisis could have been prevented because there was enough information available to the world, according … Continue reading

Noam Chomsky: Coronavirus – What is at stake? | DiEM25 TV

DiEM25 Premiered Mar 28, 2020 A conversation with philosopher and co-founder of DiEM25, Srecko Horvat. The coronavirus crisis is revealing that the powers that be of the European Union have learned nothing from the Eurocrisis. They are currently betraying the … Continue reading

XRTV Interview: Chris Hedges on Coronavirus, Climate and What Next?

Extinction Rebellion Mar 28, 2020 A live XRTV #alonetogether interview with Chris Hedges, American journalist and author. Chris won the Pulitzer Prize while at the New York Times and has written a number of groundbreaking books on the crises we … Continue reading

WATCH: Coronavirus is a threat ‘anywhere and everywhere’ in U.S., Fauci says

PBS NewsHour Apr 3, 2020 “There is no region in the country, in my mind, that’s going to be exempt from a [novel coronavirus] outbreak if you do not do the appropriate mitigation issues,” Dr. Anthony Fauci told PBS NewsHour … Continue reading

Coronavirus: UK death toll rises by 684 in a day – BBC News

BBC News Apr 3, 2020 A further 684 people have died with coronavirus in the UK over a day, latest Department of Health figures show. The total death toll now stands at 3,605, as of 17:00 BST on 3 April.

Fact-Checking The Claims Made At Thursday’s Coronavirus Briefing – Day That Was | MSNBC

MSNBC Apr 3, 2020 Those hoping for clarity and accurate information from Thursday’s coronavirus task force briefing may have come away disappointed. It included a number of unanswered questions or optimistic untruths about the availability of aid for small businesses, … Continue reading

Trump blames states for lack of supplies, Kushner takes centre stage at coronavirus briefing

Guardian News Apr 3, 2020 US president Donald Trump has deployed his son-in-law Jared Kushner to the coronavirus taskforce. Kushner said he will ‘break down every barrier needed to make sure the teams can succeed’. When questioned on the distributing … Continue reading

‘Government Needs to Step In’: Food Banks Across US Report Unprecedented D emand—and Shortages—as Coronavirus Pandemic Ravages | Common Dreams News

“We’re seeing people from every socio-economic level because the majority of Americans live paycheck to paycheck.” by Julia Conley, staff writer As 6.6 million Americans filed jobless claims last week—part of at least 10 million people in the U.S. who … Continue reading

‘The Poor, the Sick, the Homeless, the Children, the Low-Wage Workers’: Moral Leaders Demand Coronavirus Relief for Most Vulnerable | Common Dreams News

“We are asking people to call on the White House and Congress to enact relief for the people that Jesus cared about,” say the Poor People’s Campaign co-chairs. by Jessica Corbett, staff writer In an op-ed published Thursday by TIME, … Continue reading

South Africa’s Overcrowded Slums Most Vulnerable to Coronavirus

VOA News Published on Apr 2, 2020 Even before South Africa became hit hard by coronavirus, the country was struggling with a healthcare system battered by tuberculosis and HIV.  Health experts say the vulnerable population in poor and overcrowded slums is now even more at risk.  Franco Puglisi reports from Johannesburg. … Continue reading