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India

Tragedy Grips India as COVID-19 Cases Reach New Records

Posted: May 6, 2021 at 9:43 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, WORLD

Overwhelmed hospitals in India are running out of beds and oxygen as the COVID-19 crisis ravages the world’s second most-populated country.  According to Johns Hopkins University, the nation broke its records for the highest number of deaths and new infections in a 24-hour period between Wednesday and Thursday. The country suffered 412,000 new cases and […]

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Crisis

Weekend Review: Crisis in Nigeria Worsens with More Violent Abductions

Posted: March 14, 2021 at 9:33 am   /   AFRICA, Article, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S., WORLD

Thursday night, gunmen overtook the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Kaduna state, Nigeria and reportedly kidnapped 39 students. The army was able to rescue 180 students after receiving a distress call from the school during the crisis. Dozens of students were unfortunately taken from the school after an exchange of weapon fire. No group […]

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2020

2020 Biggest Stories That Took Our Breath Away

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 3:13 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

COVID-19 The world spent the entirety of 2020 in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic. But Americans demanded the right to live free of lockdowns, even if it meant death for them or others.   COVID-19 is believed to have originated in China with a case of illness that occurred last November. Since then, the virus […]

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Weekend Review: SCOTUS Rejection Enrages Trump

Posted: December 13, 2020 at 11:04 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

The US Supreme Court has rejected an extraordinary attempt to dismiss election results in four crucial states. The lawsuit, filed by the state of Texas, was backed by President Trump and sought to invalidate results in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. President-elect Joe Biden won those elections and state courts upheld the individual wins. The […]

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COVID-19

As COVID-19 Vaccines Approach WHO Cautions Against Remdesivir

Posted: November 24, 2020 at 2:40 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S., WORLD

Last week Pfizer and German partner BioNTech became the first companies to seek emergency authorization for the COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) vaccines in the United States. Data released on November 9th showed the vaccine they are working on being quite effective. Shortly after, Moderna also announced similar results providing a major step forward in the battle against the […]

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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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Weekend Review: China Forms World’s Largest Trading Alliance

Posted: November 15, 2020 at 11:30 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, TRENDING, U.S., WORLD

On Sunday, fifteen countries including China cemented a pact to form the largest global trading bloc to date, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The deal took more than eight years to negotiate and was signed virtually to adhere to pandemic safety measures.  This partnership includes many Southeast Asian countries, as well as South Korea, […]

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COVID-19

The US Sets Another Grim COVID-19 Milestone

Posted: November 6, 2020 at 6:10 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, U.S., WORLD

While going without a complete answer, the lack of Universal Healthcare puts U.S. citizens in a predicament when receiving care for COVID-19.

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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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Weekend Review: Trump and Inner Circle Infected with Coronavirus

Posted: October 3, 2020 at 9:02 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

On Friday morning, Pres. Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he and First Lady Melania both tested positive for the coronavirus. Following the announcement, he traveled by helicopter to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for hospitalization.  The New York Times reported that the president was on supplemental oxygen before leaving the White House but […]

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