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How Trump dismantled the U.S. pandemic response infrastructure

Trump's decision to appoint Vice President Mike Pence to lead the task force on U.S. coronavirus response is the latest in an attempt to hastily...

“Dead Bodies Everywhere”: Hindu Nationalist Violence Rocks Delhi as Trump Visits Modi in India

In India, the death toll from anti-Muslim violence in Delhi has risen to at least 34, with police accused of turning a blind eye to assaults on...

How the Climate Crisis Is Making the Spread of Infectious Diseases Like Coronavirus More Common

Sonia Shah is an investigative science journalist and author of “Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond.” Her new book is...

“Pence is Not a Medical Expert”: Is the Trump Admin Ready to Stop a U.S. Coronavirus Pandemic?

The coronavirus disease that was first diagnosed in China’s Hubei province has now spread to at least 47 countries and every continent except...

Top U.S. & World Headlines — February 27, 2020

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Michael Bloomberg's wealth is tied to "the financialization of the planet"

Watchdog reporter Bob Hennelly followed Michael Bloomberg's tenure as New York City mayor closely. "I started focusing on the fact he had $5...

How U.S. cultural narratives about billionaires are shifting in 2020

Anand Giridharadas says that under a Bloomberg presidency, the U.S. risks a future "that is privately gated and enjoyed and monopolized by a very...

Anand Giridharadas on why the socialism/capitalism binary is false

"There are some people who had a great life in the 20th century who should have considered remaining in it," says author Anand Giridharadas, who is...

Reporter: Billionaire Bloomberg Says He Released His Tax Returns as NYC Mayor. This Was a Lie.

We speak with Bob Hennelly, an award-winning reporter for The Chief-Leader, who says that billionaire Michael Bloomberg lied during the past two...

Bernie Sanders Gains Support in South Carolina as Billionaire Tom Steyer Draws Votes from Joe Biden

Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate comes just four days before South Carolina’s first-in-the-South primary — and one week before more...

“The Billionaire Election”: Anand Giridharadas on How 2020 Is a Referendum on Wealth Inequality

The 10th Democratic presidential debate took place Tuesday in Charleston, South Carolina, and two billionaires were at either end of the stage:...

Top U.S. & World Headlines — February 26, 2020

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