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27.03.2020

Bernie Sanders Fights for Laid-off Worker Protections in $2 Trillion Stimulus with Corporate Bailout

Bernie Sanders Fights for Laid-off Worker Protections in $2 Trillion Stimulus with Corporate Bailout

The Senate unanimously approved a historic $2.2 trillion emergency relief package late Wednesday night to battle the unprecedented economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic. 

The House will consider the bill Friday before it goes to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law. 

The bill would massively expand unemployment benefits,… »

27.03.2020

Training for teachers – Run This Way program asking for well-being aimed towards healthcare workers

Training for teachers – Run This Way program asking for well-being aimed towards healthcare workers

Web-conference – training for teachers on well-being program Run This Way school offers a well-being program for students. The reflections and meditations are aimed at healthcare workers who are currently fighting the COVID-19 virus. Run This Way partnered with the Pressenza, International Press Agency, to disseminate a web-conference training on asking… »

27.03.2020

British PM Boris Johnson Sickened with COVID-19; Ireland to Nationalize Hospitals

British PM Boris Johnson Sickened with COVID-19; Ireland to Nationalize Hospitals

In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced in a video posted on Twitter today he’s tested positive for COVID 19 and will work from home in self-isolation. And Ireland will nationalize its entire healthcare system for the duration of the pandemic. This is Irish Health Minister Simon Harris. “Patients with this… »

27.03.2020

Trump’s Narcoterrorism Indictment of Maduro Already Backfires

Trump’s Narcoterrorism Indictment of Maduro Already Backfires

By Leonardo Flores For twenty years, right wing extremists in Miami and Washington have been slandering the Venezuelan government, accusing it of drug trafficking and harboring terrorists without ever offering even a shred of evidence. They finally got their wish on Thursday, when the U.S. Department… »

27.03.2020

Japanese American Activists Hold National Day of Action to Release All Immigrants in Detention Facing Threat of Covid-19

Japanese American Activists Hold National Day of Action to Release All Immigrants in Detention Facing Threat of Covid-19

Tsuru For Solidarity is joining Detention Watch Network’s #FreeThemAll campaign to release immigrants in ICE detention to prevent migrant jails from becoming epicenters of COVID-19 spread. In doing so, Tsuru For Solidarity will share stories of how illness and disease in the WWII camps impacted Japanese Americans, and why this… »

27.03.2020

Concerted Crisis Efforts: Hands of The Workers

Concerted Crisis Efforts: Hands of The Workers

The evident message of COVID-19 to many who have recognized it before, remains how connected we all are. As the world watches and absorbs mixed messages, reality for society’s fabric – the people – becomes one of questions and a search for answers, leadership. When the only sounds heard are… »

27.03.2020

As the World Tackles the COVID-19 Pandemic, the U.S. Raises the Pressure on Venezuela

As the World Tackles the COVID-19 Pandemic, the U.S. Raises the Pressure on Venezuela

In a press conference on March 26, it was almost comical how little evidence the U.S. Department of Justice provided when it accused Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and several of the leaders of his government of narco-trafficking. The U.S. offered $15 million for the arrest of Maduro and $10 million… »

27.03.2020

Cardinal denounces: “We in Europe give money to Turkey so refugees don’t annoy us”

Cardinal denounces: “We in Europe give money to Turkey so refugees don’t annoy us”

In Europe “we give money to Turkey so refugees don’t annoy us”, a cardinal has denounced. By Cameron Doody Key points – “I don’t see much difference with the wall Trump is building on the border with Mexico” – “People criticise Turkey’s use of refugees as a… »

26.03.2020

Canadian workers affected by COVID-19 will received $2000 per month

Canadian workers affected by COVID-19 will received $2000 per month

“The Canada emergency response benefit provides $2,000 per month for the next four months for workers who lose their income as a result of COVID-19,” said Prime minister Justin Trudeau. (Global and Mail) Almost one million Canadians joined the unemployment line last week and two new surveys show the… »

26.03.2020

ETFO to donate $100,000 to Feed Ontario food banks to help mitigate hunger during COVID-19 crisis

ETFO to donate $100,000 to Feed Ontario food banks to help mitigate hunger during COVID-19 crisis

The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has made a donation of $75,000 to Feed Ontario and a matching donation of another $25,000 for ETFO locals who are donating to community food banks in their areas. “We are living in unprecedented, uncertain and challenging times” said ETFO President Sam Hammond. »

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