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

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

WHY WE SHOULDN’T PUSH FOR A CLOSURE OF CHINA’S ‘WET MARKETS’ (13 April 2020) Earth Island Journal: Now that extensive measures during what the government called the “Special Period” have been lifted, life has sprung anew in one of… Read More

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

IN BRAZIL, COVID-19 OUTBREAK PAVES WAY FOR INVASION OF INDIGENOUS LANDS (10 April 2020) Mongabay: With outsider encroachment into indigenous reserves continuing to escalate in the Brazilian Amazon and the COVID-19 outbreak spreading rapidly throughout the country, indigenous… Read More

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

FROM MUTUAL AID TO DUAL POWER IN THE STATE OF EMERGENCY (22 March 2020) Roar: With the shutdown of businesses, schools and countless other institutions, millions of people are facing loss of income, housing and access to basic… Read More

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… Read More

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

Sign-on petition: “Hungry people can’t stop Coronavirus”- Paraguay US far right seeks ways to exploit coronavirus and cause social collapse (5 April 2020) Mutual Aid Movement Playing Huge Role in COVID-19 Crisis (3 April 2020) Historic Injustices Against Native People… Read More

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

More than 250 civil society organisations demand red lines for aviation bailouts (6 April 2020) *includes #SavePeopleNotPlanes petition! President of Chile receives new barrage of criticism (4 April 2020) EPA sidesteps normal public process to approve BASF’s cancer-linked pesticide (3 April… Read More

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

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa (3 April 2020) Human impact on the environment may make pandemics more likely, experts warn (2 April 2020) A food crisis looms as coronavirus forces farms… Read More