Hunger in America, Especially for Children, Has “Skyrocketed” During Pandemic 

THE LEVEL OF hunger in U.S. households almost tripled between 2019 and August of this year, according to an analysis of new data from the Census Bureau and the Department of Agriculture. Even more alarming, the proportion of American children who sometimes do not have enough to eat is now as much as 14 times higher than it was last year.

Source: Hunger in America, Especially for Children, Has “Skyrocketed” During Pandemic | Portside

American Workers Have Been Given a Raw Deal Throughout the Trump Era –

Although Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that American workers are “thriving” during his presidency, this contention rings hollow. The mishandled coronavirus pandemic, of course, has created levels of unemployment, hunger, and misery in the United States not seen since the Great Depression. But even in the years before the pandemic, when Trump claimed he had More

Source: American Workers Have Been Given a Raw Deal Throughout the Trump Era – CounterPunch.org

America defeated: How COVID-19 humiliated the planet’s most powerful nation 

As the world passes a grim milestone of 20 million coronavirus cases, we look at how the pandemic humbled and humiliated the world’s most powerful country. Over a quarter of the confirmed infections and deaths have been in the United States, which has less than 5% of the world’s population. Ed Yong,

Source: America defeated: How COVID-19 humiliated the planet’s most powerful nation – Alternet.org