Critics said the new data, coming in the middle of the pandemic, highlighted the need to prioritize real human needs, Jessica Corbett reports.
Month: April 2020
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Our Latest Sinophobia Fest
Watch, read, and listen as Washington and its media clerks manufacture our consent for a full-dress Cold War with China.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Hearing Put Off Until July or November Because of Virus
The judge will decide on May 4 whether to resume Assange’s hearing in July or as late as November, when the first court dates are open.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Espionage is the Charge, But He’s Really Accused of Sedition
The U.S. is trying to extradite Julian Assange to stand trial for espionage, but even though sedition is no longer on the books, that’s what the U.S. is really charging him with, says Joe Lauria.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Espionage Act Reform Bill Would Protect Journalists Like Julian Assange
Kevin Gosztola reports on U.S. congressional legislation that would protect members of the press who solicit, obtain or publish government secrets.
WATCH: CN LIVE!–The Pandemic and Geopolitics
On Season 2, Episode 7 of CN Live! our panel analyzed the pandemic’s impact on geopolitics with Patrick Lawrence, Gareth Porter and Ambassador Tony Kevin.
COVID-19: Lessons from Lombardy
While one part of northern Italy teaches a cautionary lesson, a small town in neighboring Veneto offers a case study in good practices, Andrew Spannaus reports.
LEE CAMP: Pandemic is Not Just a Crisis, It’s Also a Gift
Like cancer, capitalism grows until it murders the host body. During this pandemic shutdown, it’s not getting the growth it needs and parts of it are becoming benign.
COVID-19: We Can’t Allow Trump to Destroy the Postal Service: Union Official
Donald Trump is threatening the Post Office’s vital services during a pandemic in which 900 postal workers have tested positive and over 35 have died, writes Chuck Zlatkin.
COVID-19: How to Destroy America from the Top Down
This crisis is offering us a striking demonstration of how an economy oriented around the whims of the rich brings death and destruction in its wake, writes Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign.