Reading Time: 6 minutes “I don’t think people realize that the whole country remains as vulnerable as it did on day one,” said a former official who served in the Trump administration.
Reading Time: 3 minutes For many American workers, how they do their jobs dramatically changed with the spread of COVID-19. With uncertainty abound, now’s a good time to take stock of your physical and mental health and familiarize yourself with the resources available from your employer.
Reading Time: 6 minutes “It’s reflected when we become impatient with warnings, or we don’t believe the warnings to be real or relevant, or we de-emphasize the actual risk,” she added. “And in doing that, we then bend rules or stop safety behaviors like washing hands, wearing masks and social distancing.”
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.
Politifact: Fact-checking ‘Plandemic’: A documentary full of false conspiracy theories about the coronavirus
Reading Time: 5 minutes We fact-checked eight of Mikovits’ most misleading claims from the video. They span from conspiracies about the origin of the coronavirus to falsehoods about wearing a face mask.
Reading Time: 3 minutes There has a big push in recent weeks to reopen the state’s economy, which has been hurt by the stay-at-home orders. Gov. Gavin Newsom last week announced new protocols for retail stores and some workplaces to reopen.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Since the pandemic began, the issue of wearing masks has further exposed America’s racial and gender prejudices.