Stories tagged: "coronavirus response"


menus at a restaurant closed due to COVID shutdowns
Despite Claims to the Contrary, Data Shows Shutdowns Weren’t the Major Force Behind Job Losses

New data shows people in the United States started staying at home before government officials ordered any shutdowns.

Public transit systems from New York City to Washington, D.C., face major cuts if the federal government does not get aid to local municipalities soon.
Major Public Transit Cuts Could Debilitate Cities Like New York, DC, and Others

Services could be slashed dramatically in cities big and small if Congress doesn't help local governments. That will make an already hard situation even worse for millions of Americans.

As millions of Americans suffer due to COVID, President Trump does nothing to help them.
1 American Dies From COVID Every 44 Seconds, But Trump Is Still Trying to Steal the Election

Rather than work to address the spiraling coronavirus crisis, President Trump and his allies are instead wasting precious time and resources on their cynical gambit to subvert the will of the American people.

Lance Wood. Photo courtesy Lance Wood.
‘A Fair Shot:’ This CMU Student Votes Because the Environment and Economy Aren’t Mutually Exclusive

Central Michigan University student Lance Wood doesn’t see science and the economy as different things — people need both working together to thrive.

Images courtesy of Creative Commons (Maryland Office of the Governor; Julia Pickett; and Vivien McClain Photography)
Trump’s Coronavirus Failures Forced Governors to Step Up. Here’s What They’ve Done.

Most Americans disapprove of how President Trump has handled COVID-19—despite what you heard at the Republican National Convention.

Evictions could soar as high as 40 million if the GOP doesn't act.
This 61-Year-Old Disabled Man Is One of up to 40 Million at Risk of Eviction

Between 10 and 40 million Americans now face the risk of eviction, according to various studies. That could cause unprecedented levels of homelessness and poverty if the GOP doesn't act.

Medical personnel in the COVID-19 medical screening annex at NYC Health + Hospitals Metropolitan in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
COVID-19 Treatment Is Expensive. Under Biden’s Plan, Patients Wouldn’t Have to Pay for It.

Think Trump promised free COVID-19 coverage? Think again. Several drug companies are looking to make a profit, and the costs are likely be handed to the patient—with Trump's approval.