The economy isn’t roaring back. What’s roaring back is Covid-19. Until it’s tamed, the economy doesn’t stand a chance… Donald Trump said last Thursday’s jobs report, which showed an uptick in June,
Source: Trump and the GOP’s Handling of Covid-19 Is Sheer Lunacy | Common Dreams Views
Instead of protecting people, Senator Mitch McConnell and Rep. Kevin McCarthy—backed by the White House—are working hard to impose corporate immunity—ensuring negligent employers can’t be held
Source: Trump and the GOP Are Sacrificing Working People for Political Gain | Common Dreams Views
Trump and Republicans don’t want mail-in voting this November because it blows up a couple of their most effective voter suppression schemes.In presidential elections dating back to 2000, there’s been noticeable media coverage of long lines in majority-black precincts; commentators sometimes won
Source: Here’s the real reason Trump and the GOP don’t want mail-in voting – Alternet.org
“We need to drive home to this administration that Trump’s lies and inadequate response to this pandemic have had real, fatal consequences.”
Source: National Day of Mourning Slams Trump and GOP’s Failed Covid-19 Response as US Death Toll Nears 100,000 | Common Dreams News
The GOP and its core constituents — conservative corporations — now face two dangers, one in the short term and one in the longer term. They’re currently using their standard playbook to smother both. Whether they succeed will determine our lives for decades.
Source: The Corporate Right Is Giving Us Two Choices: Go Back to Work, or Starve | Portside
As advocates of privatization, Republicans also have much to gain from disrupting the 2020 census and mail-in voting.
Source: The GOP Has Every Reason to Want the US Postal Service to Fail
“It’s a scandal for Republicans to loot American taxpayers in the midst of an economic and human tragedy,” declared Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.
Source: Analysis Reveals ‘Rotten, Un-American Giveaway’ GOP Buried in COVID-19 Relief Package to Overwhelmingly Benefit Millionaires | Common Dreams News