Reading Time: 7 minutes Insurance companies do exert ultimate authority. Loss of insurance can end a department. In recent years, cities in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tenessee, Louisiana, and elsewhere in California have had to disband their police departments after losing coverage. Lawsuits are the ultimate tool for forcing cultural changes in law enforcement agencies.
Reading Time: 5 minutes If you choose not to vote, then you are the privileged of the privileged because you are not thinking of the consequences of your non vote on lives like mine. It’s just that simple. Only the privileged whose lives are not affected by anything that has happened over the last 3 1/2 years can justify not voting.
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Reading Time: 4 minutes While every U.S. state has eased restrictions put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus, social distancing is still widely encouraged amid the pandemic, which happens to coincide with a major election season. Even though crowds and congregating — including rallies, political events and neighborhood canvassing — will be rare for the foreseeable future, people can still be politically active while they’re indoors. Below are a few ways to stay politically engaged while adhering to measures meant to keep crowds at a minimum.
Reading Time: 3 minutes America’s nurses are on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus, providing safe, quality, compassionate and nondiscriminatory care to those they serve, many of whom are doing so at significant risk to their own well-being. To show your support during this uncertain time, consider taking part in these four key actions.
Vox: “I am considering myself an essential worker”: An imam on carrying out Muslim funerals amid the pandemic
Reading Time: 7 minutes Occasionally, Ali performs a burial for someone who has no friends or family to mourn them. With so many funerals performed back to back, he asks other families to join him in praying for the deceased.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Since the pandemic began, the issue of wearing masks has further exposed America’s racial and gender prejudices.
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Reading Time: < 1 minute These women are among the 2.4 million janitors working on the front lines of COVID-19 in the U.S. — and they say cleaners like them are underpaid, undervalued, and lack proper protection. In partnership with Times Up.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As the virus has spread and workers have begun speaking out, grocery companies have been taking some steps to protect employees. Walmart announced on April 3 that, beginning the following day, it would limit store occupancy to five customers per 1,000 feet, or about 20 percent of normal. When a Walmart employee tests positive for Covid, “we have processes in place to inform associates within the impacted store,” Rebecca Thomason, senior manager of corporate communications at the company, told Vox.