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

Brazil’s Next President Jair Bolsonaro: More Dangerous Than Trump

The many reasons why Bolsonarismo stands alone when compared to its global far-right peers. By ALEX HOCHULI Via CommonDreams.org The election of neo-fascist presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is raising fears that Brazil could be the latest country hit… Read More

Remembering Che Guevara: PhotoLangelle.org Photo of the Month

ORIN LANGELLE / PhotoLangelle.org I think this is a fitting photo of the month for October for many reasons, including that Che is an icon in many parts of the world, especially Latin America, and his death is… Read More

Professor Slammed to Ground, Injured at College Meeting on Unionization

video via GIPHY A very good friend of mine, Steve Taylor, is an adjunct professor at St. Louis Community College in Missouri. He also is a union organizer for Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Taylor was violently tackled… Read More

Chris Hedges on our Dys-Trumpian Future

Trump Tower in New York City It’s Worse Than You Think by Chris Hedges Truthdig, 11 November 2016 Widespread social unrest will ignite when Donald Trump’s base realizes it has been betrayed. I do not know when this… Read More