2020-03-19: Social Media Postees

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Joseph Stiglitz: Trump's "Trickle-Down" Economic Plans Are Not Enough to Meet Coronavirus Challenge
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-03-19
The coronavirus relief package signed by President Trump Wednesday provides unemployment benefits and free coronavirus testing to millions of Americans suddenly out of a job, but guarantees paid sick leave to less than 20% of American workers. Earlier this month, Trump signed into law an $8 billion coronavirus response package and has laid out the first details of a third, $1 trillion economic package and invoked the Korean War-era Defense Production Act to allow the government to direct industrial production. For more on those bailouts and who benefits, we speak with Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economis…
www.democracynow.org/2020/3/19/us_economy_coronavirus_stimulus_joseph_stiglitz

The DNC Declaration of Dependence: Death, Shackles, and Misery
Joseph Essertier | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-19
We are in trouble in this year of 2020, when global warming is causing ethnic strife and the break-up of states into warring chiefdoms; when there is an intensified nuclear arms race between the United States, China, and Russia; and when India, Pakistan, and North Korea may now also be stockpiling nukes. The expert on…
counterpunch.org/2020/03/19/the-dnc-declaration-of-dependence-death-shackles-and-misery/

Death toll from coronavirus climbs to 1,284 in Iran
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-19
The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 1,284, local media reported on Thursday.Authorities said 149 people died over the last 24 hours, while 1,046 new cases have emerged, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 18,407, Iran's state TV quoted Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour as saying.A total of 5,979 people have been discharged from hospitals after recovering from the virus, Jahanpour added.The first case of coronavirus in the country was confirmed in Qom province on Feb. 19.Besides China, Italy and South Korea, Iran is among the worst-affected countries since the s…
yenisafak.com/en/world/death-toll-from-coronavirus-climbs-to-1284-in-iran-3514387

Over 84,000 patients recover from coronavirus worldwide
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-19
More than 84,000 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus globally, officially known as COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering.The total number of recovered patients 70,425 in mainland China, while the highest number of recovered people is in China's Hubei province with 57,678 people, the epicenter of the infection which came to limelight in last December.Outside of China, the total number of recovered people is 5,389 in Iran, 4,025 in Italy, 1,504 in South Korea, 1,081 in Spain, 144 in Japan, 114 in Singapore, 106 in the U.S, 105 in Germany, 95 in H…
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N.Korea imposes 'intensified' measures to stem COVID-19
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-19
North Korea announced on Thursday that it has imposed "intensified" measures to stem the spread of novel coronavirus.Pyongyang has so far claimed that the virus

Iran will not celebrate its annual national nuclear day amid coronavirus
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-19
Iran will not celebrate its annual national nuclear day because of the coronavirus outbreak, the country's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi told state TV on Thursday.Iran holds an annual celebration of its nuclear programme, during which Tehran announces its nuclear achievements.
yenisafak.com/en/world/iran-will-not-celebrate-its-annual-national-nuclear-day-amid-coronavirus-3514392

Trump invokes defense production act to fight against coronavirus and lack of medical supplies
rt.com | 2020-03-18
US President Donald Trump has said that he will activate an old wartime act to force American industry to produce essential medical supplies to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus. Trump promised "total victory" over the deadly virus. | Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Trump announced that he would be activating the Defense Production Act of 1950. The act, written at the outbreak of the Korean War, gives the federal government power to instruct manufacturers to make much-needed equipment, in this case protective masks and ventilators. | "Every generation of Americans has been called to make shared sacri…
rt.com/usa/483433-coronavirus-defense-production-act/

Trump invokes defense production act to fight against coronavirus and lack of medical supplies
rt.com | 2020-03-18
US President Donald Trump has said that he will activate an old wartime act to force American industry to produce essential medical supplies to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus. Trump promised "total victory" over the deadly virus. | Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Trump announced that he would be activating the Defense Production Act of 1950. The act, written at the outbreak of the Korean War, gives the federal government power to instruct manufacturers to make much-needed equipment, in this case protective masks and ventilators. | "Every generation of Americans has been called to make shared sacri…
rt.com/usa/483433-coronavirus-defense-production-act/

"We Are Way, Way Behind": U.S. Lags on Coronavirus Testing & Medical Experts Warn "No One Is Immune"
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-03-13
It has been seven weeks since the first case of the new coronavirus was reported in the United States. President Trump is claiming, "Anybody that needs a test gets a test," but this is simply untrue. There have been just 11,000 tests so far throughout the United States since the coronavirus outbreak began, compared to nearly 20,000 tests for coronavirus every day in South Korea alone. We spend the hour looking at how the Trump administration has failed to account for what may be thousands of infections because of ongoing problems with access to testing, and how other countries have responded. We also discuss meas…
www.democracynow.org/2020/3/13/us_coronavirus_response

Why nuclear power must remain outlawed in Australia
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-03-10
Environment Jim GreenIssue 1257 Australia nuclear power uranium miningMarch 10, 2020Nuclear power is prohibited in Australia under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC…
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