Coronavirus disaster update, USA

This 15 April 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Who Delivers Food in the Pandemic? Gig Workers Demand Safety & Hazard Pay During Crisis

As many grocery store workers and gig economy shoppers work without protection as demand for groceries soars from millions of Americans staying home, we speak with a personal shopper who worked for the delivery app Instacart.

Instacart workers went on strike in late March to demand the company implement appropriate safety measures and give them hazard pay. Matthew Telles is a member of the Gig Workers Collective, which organized the strike.

The global elite seek their pandemic retreats. By Paul Bond, 15 April 2020. The rapacious quest for pandemic hideouts by the super-rich starkly demonstrates the waste of societal resources under capitalism.

COVID-19 deaths break US record as virus spreads through every state. By Benjamin Mateus, 15 April 2020. Over 2,300 people died from COVID-19 in the United States Tuesday, in the highest recorded daily death toll of any country.

Wall Street feasts on death. 15 April 2020. Since March 23, the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 25,000 lives in the United States. During the same period, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen more than 30 percent: here.

This 15 April 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

BREAKING: Trumps Halts W.H.O. Payments

Trump is making the COVID-19 crisis worse. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.

As pandemic deaths continue to rise. Trump calls on states to move quickly to reopen their economies. By Barry Grey, 15 April 2020. The [Rupert Murdoch owned] Wall Street Journal on Tuesday congratulated both Trump and the Democratic governors for moving to lift the restrictions on profit-making.

COVID-19 devastating the elderly at nursing homes across the US. By Kevin Reed, 15 April 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has exploded in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, exposing the catastrophic circumstances facing large numbers of elderly working-class people.

North Carolina sanitation workers demand increased protection after co-worker’s death. By Matthew MacEgan and James Langley, 15 April 2020. As of Tuesday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Carolina was 5,024, with 108 deaths recorded.

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