July 09, 2020 Archive July 2020

Berkeley McDonald's workers say lack of safety equipment spurred coronavirus outbreak

As coronavirus cases surge, Betsy DeVos compares risk of returning to school to riding a rocket ship

Bill Barr warns of "mutiny" at Department of Justice if Trump commutes Roger Stone's sentence: rpt

Top election forecaster changes 2020 prediction: "A Democratic tsunami"

Mike Pence cites "nutrition" as reason to reopen schools amid coronavirus outbreak

NRA's silence on police violence is deafening — its members’ attacks on Black victims are worse

The airline bailout loophole: Companies laid off workers, then got money meant to prevent layoffs

Mike Davis on the global crisis: "This moment is not a tunnel with a bright light at the end"

Monopoly mayhem: corporations win, workers lose

Defenders of Confederate monuments are afraid of real history

Supreme Court rules Trump does not have "absolute immunity" in tax case: "No one is above the law"

Mike Pence: "The best expert I know" on reopening schools amid a deadly pandemic is "my wife Karen"

In 2020, Trump's distraction superpowers have finally stopped working

Millions of Americans may face long-term unemployment: report

Trump's June rally “more than likely” resulted in COVID-19 spike in Tulsa, top health official says

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany's parents received at least $1 million in relief funds

Sigmund Freud offers love advice in the visually stunning but impotent WWII drama "The Tobacconist"

This "tiny bug slayer" that could fit in your hand is the ancestor of the dinosaurs

"We do have power": "Queens of Resistance" books profile the politicians who inspire us most – women

Trump gets second extension to file financial disclosure, because he's too “focused” on the pandemic

The discomfort of "Expecting Amy" continues the evolution of Schumer's unvarnished shtick

WHO revises stance after evidence emerges that coronavirus spreads readily through air particles

Missouri mayor learned that William Barr planned to deploy federal agents to Kansas City on Twitter