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A woman applauds a speaker during a June rally in Boston protesting housing evictions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Weekend Review: Federal Moratorium on Evictions Has Expired

Posted: August 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

The Delta variant is surging and excessive heat threatens part of the country. Still, Congress has failed to extend the federal moratorium on rental evictions before leaving for August recess. More than 3.5 million Americans reported they could face eviction in the next two months. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved a […]

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Weekend Review: Trump Checked Out of Presidency, Refusing to Concede

Posted: November 22, 2020 at 12:47 pm   /   AFRICA, Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

This weekend, the president skipped a virtual G20 Summit meeting with world leaders who were discussing the coronavirus pandemic. Trump played golf instead. The US has the most cases and pandemic-related deaths than any country in the world, and the G20 summit was on Trump’s official schedule. Instead, he essentially popped in to say he […]

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Panic for Profit: Activist Uncovers Pritzker Conflict of Interests

Posted: November 17, 2020 at 6:46 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, Politics, U.S.

Allan Max Axelrod and the #NoAmerenShutoffs campaign have made major progress in the fight to keep utilities on for the people of Illinois during the pandemic. The state is surging in Covid-19 cases and mortalities while Governor JB Pritzker remains silent on extending an eviction moratorium and enacting a mandatory moratorium on utility shutoffs. Axelrod […]

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Activists Want to Know What Winter Holds for Americans Without Utility Protections

Posted: October 17, 2020 at 5:03 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S.

Caracal Reports first detailed the impacts of expired utility shutoff protections last month. Now, coronavirus numbers are on the rise again, and the coldest months of the year are yet to come. With no obvious action to mandate moratoria on utility shutoffs on a large scale, the collective suffering is only beginning. Activists are recharging […]

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35 million risk losing power without utility moratoriums

Posted: September 4, 2020 at 5:38 am   /   Article, U.S.

As more state-mandated moratoriums on utility shut-offs expired this week, tens of millions of Americans could soon face energy insecurity. To keep services on, some will go back to work while at high-risk for death if exposed to the coronavirus. By Oct. 1, only six states plus D.C. will have protections remaining to prevent electricity […]

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