Coronavirus disaster in Donald Trump’s USA

This May 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

As part of May Day 2020 a car caravan and rally were held at San Francisco City Hall to demand PPE for frontline workers and against racist discrimination and retaliation against whistleblowers. This was part of the media coverage.

Capitalist economics and the politics of death. 11 May 2020. The more terrible the reports of death and human suffering, the more ecstatic the response of Wall Street: here.

Automakers continue production restarts as US death toll tops 80,000. By Marcus Day, 11 May 2020. Billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to withdraw the company’s US operations from California Saturday unless the company is allowed to immediately restart production.

As US House returns to Washington, Democrats signal readiness to grant companies immunity for worker deaths. By Barry Grey, 11 May 2020. It is already clear that any “Phase IV” stimulus bill that emerges will further enrich the financial aristocracy at the expense of the jobs, the wages and the very lives of the working class.

[Jeff Bezos owned] Washington Post columnist calls for destruction of child care safety in the pursuit of “reopening America”. By Linda Rios and Nick Barrickman, 11 May 2020. Columnist Carrie Lukas demands the elimination of “burdensome” laws protecting children’s safety so that parents may quickly return to work.

First ICE detainee dies of COVID-19 in San Diego. By Adam Mclean, 11 May 2020. Lacking basic sanitation and living in squalor, infections among immigrants in ICE custody have skyrocketed.

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