Sunday, May 31, 2020

From Jenna Orkin
2010 Future Scenarios:
"In order to protect themselves from the spread of increasingly global problems—from pandemics and transnational terrorism to environmental crises and rising poverty—leaders around the world took a firmer grip on power.

Two-Thirds of Public Restaurants Are Seen at Risk of Bankruptcy

Videos show NYPD cruisers ramming into protesters behind a barricade and sending bodies flying

Saturday, May 30, 2020

From Jenna Orkin
Scientists Warn Apocalyptic Bird Flu Could Wipe Out Half of Humanity
U.S. military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest
Baby Boomers Buying Covid Campers as Second Wave Threatens to Hit
Quebec says 41 students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 since reopening

Police officers across US slam George Floyd's killing, demand arrests of killer cops: 'Turn your badge in!'

Minneapolis Transit Shuts Down as Bus Drivers Refuse to Help Police – Prison Labor Replaces Meatpackers in Louisiana – DC Giant Stores Remove Social Distancing

  1. Hard Hit NYC Hospital Has First Day Without Coronavirus Death

    Every Single Worker Has Covid at One U.S. Farm on Eve of Harvest

  2. Facebook won't fact-check Trump like Twitter
  3. New York City's average life expectancy may have dipped by 5 years due to the coronavirus. Here's how that compares to past epidemics.

Friday, May 29, 2020

From Jenna Orkin
George Floyd Worked Security at Same Club as Officer Who Killed Him
Minneapolis cop who knelt on handcuffed black man George Floyd charged with 3rd degree murder, manslaughter

Watch the Video: Contagion Alert in India as Monkeys ‘escape from Lab with Covid-19 samples after attacking researcher

UK uses Feudal System law to seize £150 million from bank accounts

Montreal Shatters May Temperature Record With A 98°F High On Wednesday

Africa Is Hard At Work On A “Great Green Wall” Of Trees That’ll Slow The Spread Of The Sahara Desert

Dormant “Zombie Fires” May Have Reemerged In The Arctic

MINNEAPOLIS LIVE UPDATES: CNN reporter arrested live on air while covering George Floyd protests

From the Strange Bedfellows Department: The House just ditched a bill that would renew and expand the FBI's surveillance powers after Trump threatened to veto it

The bill drew backlash last week from progressives, who warned it would let the FBI conduct warrantless searches of Americans' web-browsing history.


I'm a psychologist treating doctors during the coronavirus pandemic. They're already in a mental health crisis — and they need as many resources as we can offer.

"One experienced physician sobbed while revealing that he has seen more deaths this past week than in his last 20 years of practice."

I'm a healthy 34-year-old who spent 17 days in a coma after contracting COVID-19. Now I'm trying to keep my barbershop in business.

Miles Martinez says that 80% of his staff was infected with COVID-19, though he was hit particularly hard.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

From Jenna Orkin

Brazil hits record high for new coronavirus cases

Biden Names Ocasio-Cortez, Kerry to Lead His Climate Task Force, Bridging Democrats’ Divide

Tyson Foods: Of the 2,244 team members and contractors who work at the facility and were tested, 570 tested positive
COVID-19 cases in Ford's Dearborn, Chicago plants cause temporary shutdowns

Somalia: Reported US covert actions 2001-2016

  1. Worst day for global cases so far

About 83% of US coronavirus deaths could have been avoided if lockdowns were imposed March 1, researchers estimate