Coronavirus disaster news, USA

This 8 April 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Stir Crazy! Episode #9: Coronavirus casualty of the day: Sanders’ campaign

Episode #9 of Stir Crazy, on The Real News Network. Today we’re talking about the latest casualty: The Bernie Sanders campaign. Also on the show: Marcus Ferrell, one of our favorite political consultants, along with Jaisal Noor and Marc Steiner, Real News correspondents, and TRNN’s own, Kim Brown.

“It can’t be a choice between dying at work or being homeless”. Workers oppose rush back to work as death toll rises among grocery, transit and autoworkers. By Jerry White, 9 April 2020. Strikes and job actions continue as workers demand protections from the spread of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus capitalism in the USA: from the laissez-faire slogan to laissez-mourir practice.

Amid mounting COVID-19 death toll, White House demands businesses “open with a big bang”. 9 April 2020. Even as the pandemic death toll soars, the Trump administration is demanding that workers—including those exposed to COVID-19—get back to work: here.

Bailout of US corporations expands while workers see little relief. By Barry Grey, 9 April 2020. While billions have already flowed to the corporations and banks, the limited provisions of the bailout law touted as a boon to working people have yet to kick in, and for millions, they likely never will.

The COVID-19 crisis in New York City. Nurses at Elmhurst Hospital speak out: “I’ve never seen so many young people die”. By Clara Weiss, 9 April 2020. With hundreds of COVID patients, the hospital is running low on PPE, medication, ventilators and staff.

Rapid growth of COVID-19 in eastern Pennsylvania. By Andrea Peters, 9 April 2020. The owners of low-wage production and transportation facilities refuse to curtail production during the pandemic, causing the disease to spread.

Pennsylvania nursing home says all 800 patients and staff have COVID-19. Nurse: “Not providing staff with masks and other personal protective gear is criminal”. By Samuel Davidson, 9 April 2020. After being unable to do the testing required, one of the largest nursing homes in western Pennsylvania is operating under the assumption that all of the facility’s nearly 800 patients and staff have been infected with COVID-19.

Detroit nurses battling to save patients and themselves from COVID-19. By Kevin Reed, 9 April 2020. Nurses throughout the Detroit metropolitan area are fighting to protect themselves from the coronavirus under conditions of shortages of equipment and staff while the number of patients continues to climb dramatically.

Voters masked against coronavirus line up at Riverside High School for Wisconsin's primary election Tuesday April 7, 2020, in Milwaukee (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

“Vote and Die”. Wisconsin’s pandemic election: A public health disaster. By Niles Niemuth, 9 April 2020. The decision to hold an election in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak which has already killed tens of thousands of people is a criminal act by both parties which will guarantee more infections and deaths in the US. … Condemning the conditions under which they had to vote, one person held a sign while in line which read “RIP Voters”.

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