Mckayla Wilkes, a candidate for Maryland’s 5th congressional district, talks about her experiences with incarceration, how Bernie Sanders inspired her, and what it means to run a working-class campaign against a corporate-funded incumbent.
Coronavirus is not only a public health crisis, it is also a shock to the global economy. Working people must demand that government act, or we and our families will pay the price for others’ lack of action, as we so often have in the past.
Italy now has too many coronavirus patients for each to receive adequate care. So those who are too old to have a high likelihood of recovery, or who have too low a number of “life-years” left even if they should survive, may be left to die.
The spread of COVID-19 is aided and abetted by misinformation that circumnavigates the planet in microseconds. The only defense against panic is agile, accurate, available counter-information that conveys a consistently science-driven narrative.