“We’re going into a very dark winter,” says President-elect Biden. By spring there could be nearly half a million COVID-19 American deaths.
The actions — or inaction — of the lame duck president may further the spread of the pandemic.
Mark Kreidler speaks to Dr. Jeanne Noble about the new president-elect and his impact on how the country deals with COVID-19.
As COVID-19 surges, service sector workers’ necks are again on the chopping block. Joe Biden’s new programs are 10 long weeks away.
The president’s disavowal of COVID-19 on the campaign trail did not escape the electorate’s notice.
Mark Kreidler speaks to Elvia Martinez, a food service worker at LAX.
The Trump administration’s failure to respond to the health crisis has led to job losses that could take decades to rebuild.
Donald Trump’s inability to reckon with the truth of the coronavirus is apparent by the numbers: 8.2 million COVID cases, 221,000 deaths.
The disparate impacts of COVID could ensure this battleground state stays blue in 2020.
Polls show Joe Biden ahead by as many as nine points in Michigan, a state Trump won in 2016 by just 10,704 votes.
Mark Kreidler speaks to Eunice Balencio, a South San Francisco nurse on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle.
What is the president’s obligation to those sickened or killed by a virus he could have done far more to tame?
Employees call for leadership change as inspector general prepares to release first report.
Some observers say it’s time to hand over L.A. County’s oversight of its nursing homes to California. But would state control be any better?
Will Gov. Newsom sign a bill that would require employers to rehire service workers laid off in hotels, airports and event centers?
A last-minute reversal by the USDA will allow schools to provide free meals to all students through 2020.
Mark Kreidler speaks to Kirsten Tobey, co-founder of Oakland’s Revolution Foods.
Co-published by The Guardian
Even before the pandemic, ICE consistently failed to provide adequate medical care to detainees on its flights — with dire outcomes.
How ICE moves detainees under the cover of darkness.
A UCLA study says that over a three-month period, three age groups of Latino workers suffered a nearly five-fold increase in death rates.