“It’s a case study for the problem with nepotism,” he said. “When [Ohio governor] DeWine is standing up there, even though his own kids are involved in politics – they’re not the ones standing next to him. Who’s leading the Ohio response? Amy Acton, the state health director, who has studied and taught this her whole life. … [Read more...] about Jared Kushner and his shadow corona unit: what is Trump’s son-in-law up to?
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Lashing out at the exemption, Alana Evans, President of the Adult Performers Actors Guild, wrote on The Daily Beast: "From my understanding, COVID-19 isn’t choosing its victims based on their social or economic background, but our government has decided that millions of tax-paying citizens are unworthy of their federal aid because we have “prurient” jobs. … [Read more...] about Porn stars and sex workers are denied coronavirus stimulus aid from Trump $2trillion bailout
The ever accelerating erosion of good-quality jobs – those that are dependent on high skills and that come with proper security – is not just bad for people’s financial prospects. It is bad for the economy as a whole, as talent goes to waste and innovation is held back. And it is bad for people’s chances to shape their own lives. Zero-hours contracts are just one of the most egregious examples of working practices that leave millions at the beck and call of companies that put short-term profit ahead of the wellbeing of their staff and communities. What kind of country is it when we now casually talk of the “gig economy”, referring not to the music industry but to young, ambitious people left to move from one low-paying, low-skill job to another? … [Read more...] about Calls for Labour to split are indulgent when the priority is to engage voters
05:50 The Swedish government is seeking more powers to implement a lockdown or stronger restrictions on public life, according to Swedish media. The move comes as more and more countries around the world implement lockdowns on public life to attempt to halt the spread of COVID-19. Until now, Sweden has shown a markedly different attitude towards combating the virus, particularly in comparison with its Scandinavian neighbors. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Italy and Spain hopeful for slowdown
CRUISE SHIP CHAOS: THOUSANDS STILL STUCK AT SEA AS CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC RAGES ON LAND Last Thursday, more than a dozen crew members from two Costa cruise ships were brought to shore in Miami, before being rushed to the hospital to be tested for coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Cruise ship carrying 1,900 people docks in Miami following the deaths of two passengers with COVID-19 – after two other vessels were allowed to dock in Florida