Dispatches From the Culture Wars - April 28, 2020
- Healthcare Workers Confront Lockdown Protesters
- Anti-Vaxxers Join Anti-Quarantine Demos
- Unions to the Rescue
- Big Pharma Wants All the Action
- National Rent Strike
- The Virus and Anti-Asian Violence
- GOP Strategy - Pimp Trump or Slime Biden?
- Covid and the Co-op
- The Rant
From Arizona to Virginia, health care workers tell protesters to "stay at home."
The rallies in state capitals are featuring lots of the same language and some of the same people involved in the movement to scare the public against vaccinations.
By Liza Featherstone
April 27, 2020
By Diana Falzone
April 24, 2020
A Yale researcher poised to start a crucial clinical trial received an ominous email from a pharmaceutical company. “There is undoubtedly a financial motivation,” he said—and there could be millions on the line.
With millions unable to pay for housing next month, organizers plan the largest rent strike in nearly a century.
Advocates have collected nearly 1,500 reports of anti-Asian racism in the U.S. over the past month.
Senior Republicans and President Donald Trump’s campaign are wrestling with how to best position him for November as the coronavirus poses a grave threat to his reelection.
Over its 47-year history, brownstone Brooklyn’s bastion of 1970s idealism has stayed remarkably resilient. But the coronavirus has shaken the community-minded store to its very foundation.
By Poppy Noor
April 24, 2020
"Ticked Off Vic" DiBitetto is a performer, so he’s used to drawing in a big crowd – but he didn’t quite expect that a recent video he made would be viewed over 10 million times.