9 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

U.S. TO LET NUCLEAR PLANTS DEFER REPAIRS, SCHEDULE LONGER SHIFTS (23 March 2020)

Bloomberg: U.S. regulators are willing to let nuclear power plants defer some maintenance and inspections as the coronavirus threatens availability of workers.

EARTH WATCH: FIRST NATIONS ELDER MATTHEW MUKASH ON CORONAVIRUS (8 APRIL 2020)

EARTH MINUTE: ‘THE PANDEMIC IS A PORTAL’ BY ARUNDHATI ROY (8 APRIL 2020)

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS EXPOSING THE PLAGUE OF NEOLIBERALISM (7 APRIL 2020)

Truthout: The current coronavirus pandemic is more than a medical crisis, it is also a political and ideological crisis. It is a crisis deeply rooted in years of neglect by neoliberal governments that denied the importance of public health and the public good while defunding the institutions that made them possible.

ARUNDHATI ROY: ‘THE PANDEMIC IS A PORTAL’ (3 APRIL 2020)

Arundhati Roy explains that “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next.”

DEEP RESTORATION: FROM THE GREAT IMPLOSION TO THE GREAT AWAKENING (1 APRIL 2020)

Barry Gills points out the “three spheres” of the present global crisis, their interrelationships and the opportunity they pose for transforming the system.

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