National

13 Aug 2020

The Race for a Vaccine Between Russia, China & the West

There are more than 160 different vaccines under development across the world, all of the labs are racing to find the cure to a virus that shutdown an entire planet and has killed 750,000 people world wide as of this morning.  Whoever creates a safe, deliverable, vaccine for COVID 19

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12 Aug 2020

Kristin Urquiza Launches National Day of Action and Vigil to ‘Marked by COVID’ and Failed by Politicians

Thursday would have been Mark Anthony Urquiza’s 66th birthday, but he will not be there to celebrate. Instead, his daughter Kristin Urquiza is holding a vigil and ofrenda in his honor in seven cities across six different states. While the events will celebrate the man, they will also serve as

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06 Aug 2020

Nurses Protest Unsafe Working Conditions Across US

Thousands of nurses across the United States put down their stethoscopes and picked up protest signs on Wednesday, August 5th to address the lack of protective gear (PPE) and unsafe staffing levels in their hospitals.   A shortage of PPE (Personal protective equipment) for both patients and hospital staff has been

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05 Aug 2020

The Utterly Exhausting, Infuriating State of Covid-19

Life as we know it came to an abrupt halt across the Bay Area on March 17. At the time those sweeping shelter-in-place orders were issued, most people understood that the benefits far outweighed the inconveniences. After all, we didn’t want a repeat of the traumatizing scenes we’d just witnessed

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31 Jul 2020

Curbside Concerts Let’s You Hire Musicians to Play in Front of Your Home

The shuttering of live music venues across the country due to COVID, has made things incredibly difficult for musicians and bands. It’s been over five months since live music has become verboten, creating a situation where millions of performers can no longer make a living. Luckily the folks at Curbside Concerts

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30 Jul 2020

Promising ‘Monkey Data’ Moves COVID Vaccine Trials to Humans

Johnson & Johnson kicked off U.S. human safety trials for its COVID-19 vaccine Thursday after releasing details of a study in monkeys that showed its best-performing vaccine candidate offered strong protection in a single dose.  When exposed to the virus, six out of six animals who got the vaccine candidate

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30 Jul 2020

Cain Caught Covid at Trump Tulsa Rally, & Now He’s Dead

RIP Herman Cain.  The former Republican presidential candidate and pizza CEO, died this week due to complications from COVID 19.  The virus that he clearly caught while attending Trump’s ‘super spreader’ Tulsa rally in late June.  The rally was widely regarded as a massive failure due to its attendance of

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29 Jul 2020

Feds Are Phasing Out of Portland, but Will State Police Be Any Better?

Federal agents who have increased tension in Portland over the past couple weeks will finally be leaving the area, but not without leaving scars behind. Oregon’s Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday she’d reached an agreement with Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and the federal agents will begin a “phased

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