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Gregg Jarrett: Coronavirus crisis -- Trump must assemble economic recovery task force, before it's too late

Monday  22:30,   06 april 2020

Coronavirus has unleashed a pecuniary pandemic that is just as frightening as the virus itself --perhaps more so. Trump well recognizes that human suffering has more than one dimension and that physical welfare is invariably intertwined with... >>>

In a crisis, even conservatives turn to progressive economic policies

Monday  22:30,   06 april 2020

What states should do now to help families and small businesses.The COVID-19 crisis has suddenly turned even conservatives into proponents of inclusive, middle-class economics. The historic, $2.2 trillion stimulus bill just passed unanimously by... >>>

Why Trump Is Overruling Scientists to Pursue His Pet Coronavirus Drug

Monday  21:15,   06 april 2020

President heeds Rudy Giuliani, Peter Navarro, and Fox News personalities over medical experts.Trofim Lysenko was a Soviet biologist who gained the favor of Joseph Stalin by promoting pseudoscientific theories that purported to apply Marxist-Leninist >>>

Coronavirus: Fired Navy captain Brett Crozier broke no laws, just protocol

Monday  19:20,   06 april 2020

Coronavirus whistleblowers are being fired for criticizing pandemic management efforts in a time when the free flow of information can save lives.In a world that seems to have gone to hell in a handbasket very rapidly, with the regular rules of... >>>

Donald Trump is playing with revolutionary fire

Monday  19:10,   06 april 2020

The American military is suffering from the novel coronavirus pandemic. At time of writing over 1,600 Department of Defense staff have tested positive, including a major outbreak on the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, where over 100 sailors out of a >>>

Removing the USS Theodore Roosevelt captain was reckless and foolish (opinion)

Monday  19:10,   06 april 2020

John Kirby writes that when Thomas Modly, acting secretary of the Navy, removed Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, it was unwarranted, reckless in its timing and petty in appearances. And Modly's decision could have a chilling... >>>

Penalizing Capt. Crozier for protecting his sailors from COVID-19 risks lives

Monday  19:10,   06 april 2020

When the Pentagon prizes military readiness above all else, it's unclear why they don't understand the risk to our troops that the coronavirus truly holds.Maintaining the tempo of U.S. military operations during the coronavirus pandemic is... >>>

Editorial: Navy captain pays high price for coronavirus warning

Monday  19:10,   06 april 2020

Capt. Brett Crozier left the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Rooosevelt to cheers and applause from sailors he cared about so deeply that he put his career on the line for their well-being. His willingness to sound the alarm about... >>>

We're all supposed to stay home. What about kids who aren't safe there? (Opinion)

Monday  19:10,   06 april 2020

Ariel Zwang writes that with victims services agencies facing new and unfamiliar challenges during the pandemic, this crisis has made us realize how many services can, if needed, be delivered remotely.  Our nation and world are facing an... >>>

There Is No Plan For the End of the Coronavirus Crisis

Monday  18:15,   06 april 2020

On top of Trump’s ongoing mismanagement, there is a shocking lack of a strategy, at any level of government, for what the country will do next.For a month, American journalists and public health experts have praised the coronavirus response of South >>>

We have no one to blame for the coronavirus but ourselves

Monday  18:08,   06 april 2020

Humans are to blame for the latest pandemic — the coronavirus.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or... >>>

Why Trump is so reluctant to put the economy on a war footing

Monday  18:08,   06 april 2020

At this point, it's pretty common to hear the United States' coronavirus crisis likened to a war. Indeed, President Trump and his team have already referred to him as "a wartime president." In some ways, of course, this crisis is very... >>>

Biden to Trump: Here’s how to act like a president

Monday  18:07,   06 april 2020

Biden offers us a breath of fresh air.Former vice president Joe Biden is in an awkward spot. He is the presumptive but not the actual Democratic presidential nominee. (Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders refuses to get out of the race, reportedly over the... >>>

Here's an idea: donate your stimulus check

Friday  18:16,   03 april 2020

The U.S. government will soon begin depositing $1,200 into bank accounts for people who earn less than $75,000 as an individual, $112,500 as the head of household or $150,000 married and filing jointly. But what should you do with this money? If... >>>

Why Fauci is winning the battle for public trust (opinion)

Friday  18:15,   03 april 2020

Gil Eyal writes that Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is so far winning in the battle for America's trust. But, he warns, the coronavirus crisis is a critical moment for all public... >>>