Stories tagged: "coronavirus"

Teacher Wearing a Mask Standing in Her Classroom
Trump’s Rush to Resume Classes Is ‘Reprehensible,’ Educators Say

Teachers say they know bullying when they see it, as President, DeVos, Tiffany and others attack public schools.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This Is How Joe Biden Plans to Remake the American Economy

Biden said his new $700 billion plan would rebuild the American economy, spur innovation, and create as many as five million new jobs in the United States.

In this May 20, 2020 file photo, residents held thank you signs to greet employees of a Smithfield pork processing plant as they returned to their shifts after the plant had been closed because of a coronavirus outbreak in Sioux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves File)
Workers of Color Make Up 87% of Coronavirus Infections in Meat Plants

A new CDC report studying the impact of the coronavirus on workers at meat processing plants has found that most infections were among people of color.

Caitlin Cullen, chef and owner of The Tandem in Milwaukee, just wrapped up about three months of being a "bank" for other local restaurants struggling during the pandemic. The Tandem partnered with nonprofit World Central Kitchen to cut checks to local restaurants for providing meals to give out to those struggling in the community.
From Free Meals to a ‘Bank’: A Milwaukee Restaurant Becomes a Lifeline to Its Neighbors

The Tandem gave out food on its own, but was soon able to help other local restaurants in dire straits.

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Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

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Trump’s Failure to Reopen Safely Could Hurt Him on the Last Issue Voters Trust Him With: The Economy

There’s reason to believe Trump’s numbers on the economy may dip, however.

Online voter registration and organization will be more important in 2020 than ever before
The Many Ways the Pandemic Will Change Politics in 2020

From conventions to online visits, state Democrats’ chair sees new methods are necessary to win while staying safe