Fight for a billion New York oysters


This 12 May 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Billion Oyster Project Aims to Restore NY Harbor Reefs | NowThis

Meet the conservationists fighting to restore the oyster reefs in New York’s harbor.

In US news and current events today, conservationists are restoring oyster reefs in New York Harbor in hopes of bringing New Yorkers closer to nature. Billion Oyster Project is an initiative to bring back the oysters that once thrived in large numbers in NY Harbor. Like many organizations, the project had to shift to remote work due to stay-at-home orders but we were still able to speak to the project’s co-founder about how long the organization has engaged thousands of students and volunteers to rebuild a lost habitat within an important natural resource.

Donald Trump’s United States COVID-19 disaster


This 12 May 2020 from the USA says about itself:

Trump Is Using COVID-19 As An Excuse To Let Polluters Destroy The Earth

Trump’s former coal lobbyist EPA administrator is letting oil, gas, and coal take advantage of the global pandemic.

White House Coronavirus Task Force member warns of “really serious” consequences of premature reopening. By Bryan Dyne, 13 May 2020. The testimony was a devastating indictment of Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and made clear that the back-to-work campaign risks countless lives.

Elon Musk and the economics of class war. With his decision to illegally restart production at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, Musk is forcing 10,000 workers to return to work under unsafe conditions: here.

Anger simmers over restart of production by Detroit automakers. The reckless attempt to restart the North American auto industry is meeting with determined resistance by workers unwilling to risk their lives for corporate profits: here.

The claims of Chinese hacking of vaccine research are not only part of Trump’s anti-China propaganda war but will be used to justify US cyber warfare against Beijing: here.

Right-wing Facebook groups threaten to assassinate Michigan Governor Whitmer. Extreme right-wing members of private Facebook groups have made threats to assassinate the Michigan governor in response to her “stay home, stay safe” executive order: here.

This 6 May 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Author Confronts Anti-Lockdown Protesters Along With Warning For November Election

Gun-toting thugs in bulletproof vests intimidating a United States governor’ — This author held nothing back in calling out anti-lockdown protesters and what their behavior could mean for the 2020 election.

US meatpacking workers continue walkouts and protests against forced return to work. On Wednesday May 6, at least 20 workers in West Columbia, South Carolina walked off the job at the House of Raeford Farms chicken processing plant: here.

California nurses denounce lack of access to PPE. “We don’t know how many medical workers have died here because of COVID-19 because neither the hospital nor the union tells us”: here.

May 6 candlelight vigil for Celia Marcos, a nurse who died from COVID-19 at Hollywood Presbyterian hospital (Photo credit: Wally Skalig, LA Times)

Striking sanitation workers in New Orleans replaced by prison laborers. A private waste management company in New Orleans has used inmates to replace striking workers demanding hazard pay and safer working conditions: here.

Three regions within New York state are set to resume some economic activity May 15, under a plan that leaves significant room for a deadly second wave of the pandemic: here.

An exposé in the journal the City demonstrates that New York City officials systematically downplayed the threat of the coronavirus to New York City students and educators: here.

Kawasaki-like disease afflicting young children and teens after infection with SARS-CoV-2. Around 100 children in New York may have been afflicted by complications of COVID-19 infection, now called Pediatric Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome, with possibly five dead: here.