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

BRAZIL TO WEAKEN ENVIRONMENTAL SAFEGUARDS AMID INCREASE IN DEFORESTATION (29 APRIL 2020) Unearthed: With attention focused on the escalating healthcare crisis in Brazil, the administration of Jair Bolsonaro is attempting to push through new rules which would weaken… Read More

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

WEBINAR: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE FOOD SUPPLY & FEEDING THE HUNGRY (29 APRIL 2020) Waste 360 Webinar: The recovery of excess food to sustain the food-insecure population in the U.S. is a critical concern during the… Read More

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

AGRICULTURAL WORKERS HAVE STRUGGLED FOR DECADES. THEY NEED COVID-19 RELIEF NOW (23 APRIL 2020) Truthout: My grandfather, who was a dairy farmer all his life, cried when he dumped his milk. It’s downright painful to watch your hard… Read More

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

THE PATH TO OUR NEXT PANDEMIC (22 April 2020) Alert: Humanity is in big trouble—and we’re blazing full speed toward even more peril. Because of our burgeoning numbers, globalized nature, and habit of exploiting countless wildlife species for food and… Read More

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

EARTH WATCH: MUTUAL AID AMID GOVERNMENT FAILURE-WITH ELEANOR GOLDFIELD (23 April 2020) MUTUAL AID: “WHEN THE SYSTEM FAILS, THE PEOPLE SHOW UP” (22 April 2020) ROAR Magazine: The badges are both for security and for building relationships. We… Read More

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

CLIMATE CHANGE MULTIPLIES THE THREATS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (19 April 2020) Truthout: As the novel coronavirus continues to rage like a wildfire across the planet, its devastating toll has left many asking whether climate change — another multifaceted… Read More

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

THE US’S FAILED RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC IS ROOTED IN ANTI-BLACKNESS (20 April 2020) Truthout: With the speed of lightning, the coronavirus crisis is waking all of the U.S. up to a reality most Black people have known… Read More

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

LULA: BOLSONARO LEADING BRAZIL ‘TO SLAUGHTERHOUSE’ OVER COVID-19 (17 APRIL 2020) The Guardian: Jair Bolsonaro is leading Brazilians “to the slaughterhouse” with his criminally irresponsible handling of coronavirus, the country’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has… Read More

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

PANDEMIC EXPOSES NAVAJO NATION’S WATER ACCESS CRISIS AND HEALTH DISPARITIES (15 April 2020) Truthout: As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise in the U.S., fear is mounting that the spread of the virus could devastate tribal communities…. Read More

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

CHILE’S FEMINIST REVOLT CONTINUES IN LOCKDOWN (12 April 2020) Jacobin: Although it may sometimes seem that this pandemic has confined so many of us to the walls of our homes, and put the world on pause, time has… Read More