Monthly Archives: April 2020

Banks Divesting from Fossil Fuels with Price Way Down


Oil Price Drops Below Zero for First Time Ever APR 21, 2020 The price of oil dropped below zero for the first time ever Monday. The historic collapse is due in part to a massive drop in demand because of … Continue reading

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USA continues to export people who have Covid-19 and infecting Latin America


Cases of COVID-19 Among Deported People Spreading the Virus Beyond U.S. Borders APR 21, 2020 In the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, 14 asylum seekers have tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with a man recently deported from the … Continue reading

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WHO Warns “Worst Is Ahead of Us” as Some Countries Relax Restrictions


WHO Warns “Worst Is Ahead of Us” as Some Countries Relax Restrictions APR 21, 2020 As countries including Germany, Norway and Australia start to ease coronavirus restrictions, the World Health Organization has cautioned against a hasty lifting of protective measures, warning … Continue reading

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Daughter of 2 Michigan First-Responders dies of Covid-19, she was only 5


5-Year-Old Michigan Girl Dies from COVID-19 APR 21, 2020 In Michigan, a 5-year-old girl from Detroit, the daughter of two first responders, died of COVID-19. Skylar Herbert is Michigan’s youngest known death from the coronavirus. She spent two weeks on a ventilator … Continue reading

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Smithfield Foods is China Owned and blames its foreign workers for virus during pandemic–Say What?


Smithfield Foods Blames Immigrant Workforce for Coronavirus Outbreak APR 21, 2020 Smithfield Foods, which recently had to shut down a pork production plant after more than 350 workers tested positive for COVID-19, is blaming immigrant workers for the coronavirus outbreak. A … Continue reading

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Disney to Stop Paying 100,000 Workers as Executives Rake in Millions as Disney chair and former CEO Bob Iger earned $47.5 million as CEO last year and is worth $690 million


Disney to Stop Paying 100,000 Workers as Executives Rake in Millions APR 21, 2020 Disney will stop paying over 100,000 employees this week — nearly half its workforce. The company is maintaining its executive bonus plan and a planned $1.5 … Continue reading

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How Many More Flight Attendants Will Die?


Airline Industry Receives $3 Billion in Gov’t Funds as Flight Attendants Denounce Working Conditions APR 21, 2020 The Treasury Department announced Monday it is providing nearly $3 billion in payroll support for airlines. The L.A. Times reported at least 15 … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court said it will consider the role that undocumented workers are playing to help combat the coronavirus outbreak


SCOTUS to Consider Crucial Role of DACA First Responders APR 21, 2020 The Supreme Court said it will consider the role that undocumented workers are playing to help combat the coronavirus outbreak, ahead of a major case challenging Trump’s move to end DACA, or … Continue reading

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In California, a federal judge has ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, to urgently review the cases of detainees


Federal Judge Orders ICE to Consider Releasing Immigrants Vulnerable to COVID-19 APR 21, 2020 In California, a federal judge has ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, to urgently review the cases of detainees most likely to suffer severe illness or death from the … Continue reading

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With newest Reopenings in Southern States, America Awaits perhaps an extra hundred million deaths in those states by Mid-Year


Southern States to Reopen Businesses Despite Mounting COVID-19 Cases APR 21, 2020 More Southern states announced plans to start rolling back lockdowns. Georgia’s Republican Governor Brian Kemp said Monday gyms, hair and nail salons, spas and tattoo parlors will be able … Continue reading

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