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Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

The Trump administration is gearing up to withdraw from a landmark international treaty that allows reconnaissance flights over Russia, following concerns Mosc [...] Read full article: Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Ope...→

Trump says he's taking malaria drug to protect against virus

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it sh [...] Read full article: Trump says he's taking malaria drug to p...→

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

President Donald Trump at the White House pushed back on Wednesday against warnings from Dr. Anthony Fauci about reopening schools. Read full article: Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' ...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factor [...] Read full article: Some blame meatpacking workers, not plan...→

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

COVID-19 is a disease, not a political party. To save American lives, all lawmakers must have access to the latest scientific information. Read full article: As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump...→

Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach the Trump Administration About Covid-19

Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach the Trump Administration About Covid-19

We already have a control system that could take over from the coronavirus task force — if the White House would use it. Read full article: Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach ...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

58 percent of workers at Tyson meat factory in Iowa test positive for coronavirus

58 percent of workers at Tyson meat factory in Iowa test positive for coronavirus

An Iowa Department of Public Health report released Tuesday showed more than 700 workers contracted the virus at a meat plant in Perry, Iowa. Read full article: 58 percent of workers at Tyson meat fact...→

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

PresidTrump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'ent Donald Trump on Friday warned state governors to allow churches, synagogues and mosques in the [...] Read full article: Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worsh...→

As businesses look to reopen, Democrats and advocates want more rules to protect workers

As businesses look to reopen, Democrats and advocates want more rules to protect workers

Already skeptical of opening states too soon, some lawmakers are pushing the Trump administration to put in place temporary standards they say would help prote [...] Read full article: As businesses look to reopen, Democrats ...→

Opinion | Protect the Justice Department From the President

Opinion | Protect the Justice Department From the President

The attorney general’s intervention in prosecutions of Mr. Trump’s allies is a new low. Read full article: Opinion | Protect the Justice Department...→

Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Protect Trump

Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Protect Trump

The letter is an attempt to assure Alabama voters he has always supported Trump's agenda, even through his dismissal. Read full article: Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Prote...→

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda County's coronavirus she [...] Read full article: President Trump: 'California should let ...→

Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ appetite for meat be filled without risking workers’ safety?

Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ appetite for meat be filled without risking workers’ safety?

Will America’s appetite for meat be sated without sickening armies of low-wage workers, and their communities, in new waves of infection? Read full article: Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ ap...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factories natural high ri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpac...→

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said he feels Colorado has been successful in acquiring vital personal protection equipment for health care workers and first res [...] Read full article: Colorado has received millions of masks ...→

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

President Trump says Republicans are working to draft a new coronavirus bill and that he plans to pressure states to allow churches to reopen as the pandemic e [...] Read full article: Trump wants churches open, says GOP craf...→

Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn't funny or daring. It was boring and beneath every liberal.

Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn't funny or daring. It was boring and beneath every liberal.

That impulse to use those words, to express that hatred of fat people, to silence and punish us for existing, has always been in our culture. Read full article: Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn'...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are "at risk"

JBS says workers who stay home over fears of contracting COVID-19 will not lose their jobs — but they would not get paid, either. Read full article: Meat processing companies increase pay d...→

Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick and Supplies Dwindle, Exports to China Soar

Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick and Supplies Dwindle, Exports to China Soar

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants h [...] Read full article: Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick an...→

‘First class lounges’ open in New York hospitals for healthcare workers

‘First class lounges’ open in New York hospitals for healthcare workers

Project Wingman USA launched on Friday, opening its first two lounges for frontline healthcare heroes at Flushing and Jamaica Hospitals. In these lounges, crew [...] Read full article: ‘First class lounges’ open in New York h...→

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

'Working in low-income neighborhoods and in pockets of poverty in gentrified neighborhoods, these organizations have quickly pivoted to operating remotely whil [...] Read full article: Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also ...→

Trump, first lady pray for frontline workers, Americans who’ve died

Trump, first lady pray for frontline workers, Americans who’ve died

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump led the nation in prayer Thursday for frontline workers fighting the coronavirus and the families of more than 75, [...] Read full article: Trump, first lady pray for frontline wor...→

Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump From His Basement

Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump From His Basement

If he can win the battle for our screens, he can benefit from the death of the traditional presidential campaign. Read full article: Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

President Trump says Republicans are working to draft a new coronavirus bill and that he plans to pressure states to allow churches to reopen as the pandemic e [...] Read full article: Trump wants churches open, says GOP craf...→

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are "at risk"

JBS says workers who stay home over fears of contracting COVID-19 will not lose their jobs — but they would not get paid, either. Read full article: Meat processing companies increase pay d...→

Opinion | Protect the Justice Department From the President

Opinion | Protect the Justice Department From the President

The attorney general’s intervention in prosecutions of Mr. Trump’s allies is a new low. Read full article: Opinion | Protect the Justice Department...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda County's coronavirus she [...] Read full article: President Trump: 'California should let ...→

Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ appetite for meat be filled without risking workers’ safety?

Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ appetite for meat be filled without risking workers’ safety?

Will America’s appetite for meat be sated without sickening armies of low-wage workers, and their communities, in new waves of infection? Read full article: Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ ap...→

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factor [...] Read full article: Some blame meatpacking workers, not plan...→

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

'Working in low-income neighborhoods and in pockets of poverty in gentrified neighborhoods, these organizations have quickly pivoted to operating remotely whil [...] Read full article: Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also ...→

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

COVID-19 is a disease, not a political party. To save American lives, all lawmakers must have access to the latest scientific information. Read full article: As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump...→

Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump From His Basement

Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump From His Basement

If he can win the battle for our screens, he can benefit from the death of the traditional presidential campaign. Read full article: Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

PresidTrump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'ent Donald Trump on Friday warned state governors to allow churches, synagogues and mosques in the [...] Read full article: Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worsh...→

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

The Trump administration is gearing up to withdraw from a landmark international treaty that allows reconnaissance flights over Russia, following concerns Mosc [...] Read full article: Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Ope...→

Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn't funny or daring. It was boring and beneath every liberal.

Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn't funny or daring. It was boring and beneath every liberal.

That impulse to use those words, to express that hatred of fat people, to silence and punish us for existing, has always been in our culture. Read full article: Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn'...→

Trump says he's taking malaria drug to protect against virus

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it sh [...] Read full article: Trump says he's taking malaria drug to p...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

As businesses look to reopen, Democrats and advocates want more rules to protect workers

As businesses look to reopen, Democrats and advocates want more rules to protect workers

Already skeptical of opening states too soon, some lawmakers are pushing the Trump administration to put in place temporary standards they say would help prote [...] Read full article: As businesses look to reopen, Democrats ...→

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

President Donald Trump at the White House pushed back on Wednesday against warnings from Dr. Anthony Fauci about reopening schools. Read full article: Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' ...→

Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Protect Trump

Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Protect Trump

The letter is an attempt to assure Alabama voters he has always supported Trump's agenda, even through his dismissal. Read full article: Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Prote...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick and Supplies Dwindle, Exports to China Soar

Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick and Supplies Dwindle, Exports to China Soar

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants h [...] Read full article: Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick an...→

‘First class lounges’ open in New York hospitals for healthcare workers

‘First class lounges’ open in New York hospitals for healthcare workers

Project Wingman USA launched on Friday, opening its first two lounges for frontline healthcare heroes at Flushing and Jamaica Hospitals. In these lounges, crew [...] Read full article: ‘First class lounges’ open in New York h...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factories natural high ri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpac...→

Trump, first lady pray for frontline workers, Americans who’ve died

Trump, first lady pray for frontline workers, Americans who’ve died

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump led the nation in prayer Thursday for frontline workers fighting the coronavirus and the families of more than 75, [...] Read full article: Trump, first lady pray for frontline wor...→

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces...→

Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach the Trump Administration About Covid-19

Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach the Trump Administration About Covid-19

We already have a control system that could take over from the coronavirus task force — if the White House would use it. Read full article: Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach ...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said he feels Colorado has been successful in acquiring vital personal protection equipment for health care workers and first res [...] Read full article: Colorado has received millions of masks ...→

58 percent of workers at Tyson meat factory in Iowa test positive for coronavirus

58 percent of workers at Tyson meat factory in Iowa test positive for coronavirus

An Iowa Department of Public Health report released Tuesday showed more than 700 workers contracted the virus at a meat plant in Perry, Iowa. Read full article: 58 percent of workers at Tyson meat fact...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

Trump orders all places of worship to open, declaring them essential

President Trump announced Friday that all houses of worship would be considered “essential services” and urged governors to “do the right thing” and let them r [...] Read full article: Trump orders all places of worship to op...→

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'

PresidTrump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'ent Donald Trump on Friday warned state governors to allow churches, synagogues and mosques in the [...] Read full article: Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worsh...→

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

Trump wants churches open, says GOP crafting new coronavirus bill

President Trump says Republicans are working to draft a new coronavirus bill and that he plans to pressure states to allow churches to reopen as the pandemic e [...] Read full article: Trump wants churches open, says GOP craf...→

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Open Skies treaty in coming days

The Trump administration is gearing up to withdraw from a landmark international treaty that allows reconnaissance flights over Russia, following concerns Mosc [...] Read full article: Trump expected to withdraw U.S. from Ope...→

Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn't funny or daring. It was boring and beneath every liberal.

Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn't funny or daring. It was boring and beneath every liberal.

That impulse to use those words, to express that hatred of fat people, to silence and punish us for existing, has always been in our culture. Read full article: Opinion | Pelosi fat-shaming Trump wasn'...→

Trump says he's taking malaria drug to protect against virus

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it sh [...] Read full article: Trump says he's taking malaria drug to p...→

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect meatpacking plants from liability after Trump administration keeps them open

"Meat processing facilities must have the ability to safely fulfill the federal government's reopening mandate with fear of frivolous litigation that will crip [...] Read full article: Montana Rep. proposes bill to protect me...→

As businesses look to reopen, Democrats and advocates want more rules to protect workers

As businesses look to reopen, Democrats and advocates want more rules to protect workers

Already skeptical of opening states too soon, some lawmakers are pushing the Trump administration to put in place temporary standards they say would help prote [...] Read full article: As businesses look to reopen, Democrats ...→

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are

Meat processing companies increase pay during pandemic, but workers say lives are "at risk"

JBS says workers who stay home over fears of contracting COVID-19 will not lose their jobs — but they would not get paid, either. Read full article: Meat processing companies increase pay d...→

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' Have to Open Our Schools

President Donald Trump at the White House pushed back on Wednesday against warnings from Dr. Anthony Fauci about reopening schools. Read full article: Trump Scolds Dr. Fauci: We 'Absolutely' ...→

Opinion | Protect the Justice Department From the President

Opinion | Protect the Justice Department From the President

The attorney general’s intervention in prosecutions of Mr. Trump’s allies is a new low. Read full article: Opinion | Protect the Justice Department...→

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

20 attorneys general call on Trump administration to improve worker protections at meat processing plants

Conditions for meat industry workers "have become much more dangerous during this pandemic," Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement Tuesday. Read full article: 20 attorneys general call on Trump admin...→

Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Protect Trump

Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Protect Trump

The letter is an attempt to assure Alabama voters he has always supported Trump's agenda, even through his dismissal. Read full article: Sessions Says Recusal Was Meant to Prote...→

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

Revived legislation seeks to end monopoly of meat industry, open markets to small farmers amid coronavirus pandemic

As the United States meat industry has been struck from all sides amid the coronavirus pandemic, a long-languishing bipartisan bill is gaining momentum as a po [...] Read full article: Revived legislation seeks to end monopol...→

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Trump: 'California should let Tesla open plant now'

President Donald Trump tweeted his support for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after Musk reopened his Fremont manufacturing plant against Alameda County's coronavirus she [...] Read full article: President Trump: 'California should let ...→

Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick and Supplies Dwindle, Exports to China Soar

Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick and Supplies Dwindle, Exports to China Soar

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants h [...] Read full article: Reuters: As US Meat Workers Fall Sick an...→

Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ appetite for meat be filled without risking workers’ safety?

Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ appetite for meat be filled without risking workers’ safety?

Will America’s appetite for meat be sated without sickening armies of low-wage workers, and their communities, in new waves of infection? Read full article: Pork chops vs. people: Can Americans’ ap...→

‘First class lounges’ open in New York hospitals for healthcare workers

‘First class lounges’ open in New York hospitals for healthcare workers

Project Wingman USA launched on Friday, opening its first two lounges for frontline healthcare heroes at Flushing and Jamaica Hospitals. In these lounges, crew [...] Read full article: ‘First class lounges’ open in New York h...→

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

Some blame meatpacking workers, not plants, for virus spread

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factor [...] Read full article: Some blame meatpacking workers, not plan...→

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpacking Workers, Not Plants, For COVID-19's Spread

As coronavirus hotspots erupted at major U.S. meatpacking plants, experts criticized extremely tight working conditions that made the factories natural high ri [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Some Blaming Meatpac...→

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also Essential Workers

'Working in low-income neighborhoods and in pockets of poverty in gentrified neighborhoods, these organizations have quickly pivoted to operating remotely whil [...] Read full article: Opinion: The City's Nonprofits are Also ...→

Trump, first lady pray for frontline workers, Americans who’ve died

Trump, first lady pray for frontline workers, Americans who’ve died

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump led the nation in prayer Thursday for frontline workers fighting the coronavirus and the families of more than 75, [...] Read full article: Trump, first lady pray for frontline wor...→

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump let Fauci testify before the House | Opinion

COVID-19 is a disease, not a political party. To save American lives, all lawmakers must have access to the latest scientific information. Read full article: As a lifelong Republican, I demand Trump...→

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces ‘Battle Plan’ To Protect Long-Term Care Residents, Workers

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has announced a “battle plan” to protect those living and working in long-term care (LTC) facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: Gov. Walz Announces...→

Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump From His Basement

Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump From His Basement

If he can win the battle for our screens, he can benefit from the death of the traditional presidential campaign. Read full article: Opinion | How Joe Biden Can Defeat Trump...→

Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach the Trump Administration About Covid-19

Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach the Trump Administration About Covid-19

We already have a control system that could take over from the coronavirus task force — if the White House would use it. Read full article: Opinion | What Firefighters Could Teach ...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Packing Plants Back to 100% Capacity in 7-10 Days

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said that meatpacking plants would return to full capacity in a week to ten days. Read full article: Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue: Meat Pack...→

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive to help fix meat shortage

And industry experts expect prices to keep rising in the coming weeks, as meat processing plants across the US are forced to close or cut production due to the [...] Read full article: Trump says he’ll call Wendy’s executive ...→

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Colorado has received millions of masks and gloves to protect health care workers, Polis says

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said he feels Colorado has been successful in acquiring vital personal protection equipment for health care workers and first res [...] Read full article: Colorado has received millions of masks ...→

58 percent of workers at Tyson meat factory in Iowa test positive for coronavirus

58 percent of workers at Tyson meat factory in Iowa test positive for coronavirus

An Iowa Department of Public Health report released Tuesday showed more than 700 workers contracted the virus at a meat plant in Perry, Iowa. Read full article: 58 percent of workers at Tyson meat fact...→

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Starting to Resume Operations

South Dakota's meat-processing plants, which have been closed after workers fell sick with COVID-19, are expected to go back online "in a matter of days," Gov. [...] Read full article: South Dakota Gov. Noem: Meat Plants Star...→