This 29 April 2020 video from the USA says about itself:
Trump Attacks Post Office While Carriers & Clerks Die from COVID-19
President Trump has lashed out at the U.S. Postal Service as the pandemic brings it to the brink of collapse and more people than ever are relying on the mail. Trump claims the agency is only losing money because it is undercharging Amazon and other companies for shipping. “It just isn’t true”, says American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein.
Trump orders meatpacking workers back on the job as opposition mounts to back-to-work campaign, 29 April 2020. US President Donald Trump’s executive order invoking the Defense Production Act to force employees at meatpacking plants back to work marks a new stage in his administration’s confrontation with the working class: here.
With over 1 million coronavirus cases and 60,000 fatalities in the US, markets eager to get back to business. By Benjamin Mateus, 29 April 2020. The markets are clamoring for a rapid reopening of businesses, regardless of concerns about the impact of a second wave of the coronavirus.
COVID-19 cases increase across Illinois as many counties push to reopen. By Brian Brown, 29 April 2020. The pandemic poses enormous problems for rural areas where public health programs and hospitals have been greatly defunded over the last decade, leaving vulnerable residents in greater danger.
“This pandemic is showing that something is wrong in our society”. 10,000 nursing home workers vote to strike in Illinois in the face of life-threatening working conditions. By Jessica Goldstein, 29 April 2020. The coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage nursing home residents and staff, accounting for 35 percent of COVID-19 cases in Illinois.
Millions of US workers blocked from applying for jobless benefits. By Kevin Reed, 29 April 2020. An Economic Policy Institute survey shows that the real number of unemployed workers in the US is far higher than the official 26.5 million who have filed unemployment claims.
As millions face destitution gravy train continues for US auto execs. By Shannon Jones, 29 April 2020. General Motors CEO Mary Barra was among the top 20 highest-paid executives in 2019 with Ford and Fiat Chrysler execs not far behind.
Round two of the “Paycheck Protection Program”: Another disaster for US small businesses and their employees. By Barry Grey, 29 April 2020. The abortive start of the second round of the “small business” program demonstrated that the vast majority of small businesses and their employees will receive little or nothing in relief from the economic collapse.
The Extremists And Grifters Behind Many Of The Anti-Lockdown Protests. Many of the right-wing protests against state stay-at-home orders sweeping the nation have been organized or attended by white nationalists, conspiracy theorists, anti-government militias, members of a neo-fascist street gang, and other assorted extremists and scam artists, a HuffPost analysis shows: here.
This 28 April 2020 video fryom the USA says about itself:
Anti-lockdown leader, Audrey Whitlock is under quarantine after contracting COVID-19. John Iadarola and Jordan Uhl break it down on The Damage Report.
“One of the leaders of ReOpenNC, the movement against Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order, posted on Facebook that she tested positive for coronavirus.
Audrey Whitlock missed the group’s first two rallies in Raleigh while she was in quarantine, a fellow organizer, Ashley Smith, told WRAL News.
Smith said that Whitlock tested positive three weeks ago.”
‘Reopen’ Protests Started Small. Right-Wing Media Gave Them A Massive Platform. What has changed in just a brief period of time is that a network of right-wing media outlets, powerful conservative activists and President Donald Trump have all championed the demonstrations and helped their organizers grow the movement ― giving relatively small and widely unpopular protests an outsized platform and influence: here.
Amid The Pandemic, U.S. Militia Groups Plot ‘The Boogaloo,’ AKA Civil War, On Facebook. Thousands of armed right-wing militants are plotting a violent uprising against the U.S. government during the coronavirus crisis, a new report finds, and Facebook is providing them a platform to prepare and organize: here.
From daily The Morning Star in Britain:
People’s World doubles web traffic during Covid-19
The socialist website, which was founded in 1924 as the Daily Worker newspaper, reached two million unique readers last year and is on course to beat that in 2020, they said in a statement.
People’s World is covering protests by nurses, the experiences of Uber drivers, Amazon workers and other issues facing the labour and progressive movement while challenging US President Donald Trump’s “anti-China racism and scapegoating”.
More than three million individual readers have accessed the World Socialist Web Site since the beginning of 2020. By David North and Andre Damon, 27 April 2020. The international readership of the World Socialist Web Site has grown considerably since the beginning of 2020.