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Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

 

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

 

 

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,487

 

 

Total Cost of U.S. Wars Since 2001

$5,048,172,053,184
 

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Watch the Full Film: The Israel Lobby Didn’t Want You To See
 

Obey: The Routine Of Obedience
 

"This film was absolutely WONDERFUL! It is inspiring and maddening"

Authority & Expectations
 

Smart and provocative young veteran, Wray Harris, unlocks the sufferings served by the Iraq war.
 

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

"We live in a prisoner of war camp, that's why they call it a reservation"
 

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

“How we can solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem”,
 
  “I simply got tired of western mainstream media presenting the Palestinian-Israeli issue as being complex."

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

"If Anybody here, came hoping to hear a balanced presentation, then they are going to be sorely disappointed.

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy


This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”.

Surviving Progress

The film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself.

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

The Most Honest Three and a Half Minutes of Television. Ever......?

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

U.S. Helicopter Blasts Afghan Man to Pieces...
As The Pilot Sings 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie'


It is the horrific moment an Afghan man is blown apart by a US missile.

The Power Principle

Simply brilliant. - This is probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

Probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein

Stop the Machine!!!!!:
 
A brief and crucial history of the United States.

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of the United States Government

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

"You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war "

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

How money, power and greed have corrupted not just drug pushers and dope fiends, but an entire government.

 
How American News Media Works In Favor Of Israel
 
The Fourth World War

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

 
The Israel Lobby

Does the United States in fact keep Israel on its feet? And how long will it continue to do so?

 
John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

The story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called war on terror".

 
Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Dick Cheney reveals the reasons why invading Baghdad and toppling Saddam Hussein wouldn't be a great idea.

 
Poison DUst

Poison DUst tells the story of young soldiers who thought they came home safely from the war, but didn't.

 
John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

 
The Road To Guantanamo

Three young British Muslims tell the story of how they came to be in US custody at Guantánamo for over two years, and discuss the Kafkaesque horrors that awaited them there

 

"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

A prisoner of the "war on terror" disturbing allegations of mistreatment and murder.

 
Global Dimming

It reveals that we may have grossly underestimated the speed at which our climate is changing. At its heart is a deadly new phenomenon.

 
 An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore's Documentary on the dangers of climate change and global warming

 

America Freedom to Fascism

Startling facts about our laws, raising critical issues that Americans must consider if they are to be a free people.


 

Despotism & Democracy : Video

Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This bullshit has to stop
U.S. regime brings NARCO-TERRORISM charges against Venezuelan President Maduro
By RT
The State Department offered the $15 million bounty for Maduro.    Continue

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Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You
By Leonardo Flores
The reality of Venezuela’s coronavirus response is not covered by the mainstream media at all..    Continue

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Why France is hiding a cheap and tested virus cure
By Pepe Escobar
The French government is arguably helping Big Pharma profit from the Covid-19 pandemic.    Continue

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Our leaders are terrified. Not of the virus – of us
By Jonathan Cook
Given the chance, they will begin treating us, not the virus, as the real plague.    Continue

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How many must die for Wall Street?
By Andre Damon
Lines of ill people snake around city blocks, while a makeshift morgue is being constructed outside of New York’s Bellevue Hospital. .    Continue

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A Brady Bond solution for America’s Economic Crisis and Unpayable Corporate Debt*
By Michael Hudson and Paul Craig Roberts
Where is this supposed to end?    Continue

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Nouriel Roubini warns there's a risk of a 'Greater Depression' as coronavirus spreads
By Julia La Roche
The economist explained that the downturn so far has been “far worse even than the Great Depression,”    Continue

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If Trump Declares Martial Law Due to Coronavirus, Can He Suspend the Election?
By Martina Moneke
“A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take away everything you have.”    Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Turkish security forces kill 13 Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, Syria

Turkish military sends large convoy to southern Idlib amid Syrian Army build-up

Turkish occupation forces and its mercenaries use water as weapon against civilians in Hasaka

People of Hamo village and army personnel force US occupation to retreat

US Media Defends Al Qaeda in Syria: When is a terrorist group not a terrorist group?

Syria announces 5th coronavirus case

Russia comes to Syria’s aid amid coronavirus outbreak

Two Turkish soldiers killed, two wounded in Kurdish militant attack in Iraq

France pulls military out of Iraq

US-led coalition transfers second military base to Iraqi forces

Iran Confirms 157 New Deaths And 2,389 New Cases In The Past 24 Hours.

US puts NEW sanctions on Iran, despite calls for relief

Trump's refusal to relax Iran sanctions during the coronavirus threatens everyone

Blocking medical aid to Iran isn’t just immoral, it’s stupid

Iran: Zarif slams Pompeo for spreading ‘third-rate propaganda,’ hatred amid coronavirus pandemic

Timelaps: Watch Iran's Army set up hospital for coronavirus patients in 48 hours

8 countries write to UN chief to demand lifting of unilateral sanctions amid pandemic

Palestine: Gaza Strip registers seven new cases: 15 new cases were confirmed in the occupied West Bank, health officials said.

Coronavirus: Doctor warns of 'incoming disaster' in Gaza

Gaza: Just 40 ICU beds for two million people under siege

Coronavirus in Israel: Death Toll Rises to Eight, 2,666 Confirmed Cases

Asylum seekers in Israel forced to fend for themselves during coronavirus crisis

Israel's Blue and White splits after Gantz offers to be next Knesset speaker; The party which beat the Likud has dissolved after chairman offers to join rival's government

A third of all Saudi coalition air strikes in Yemen targeted civilians ;

Germany extends arms embargo on Saudi Arabia

Turkey Indicts 20 Saudis for Khashoggi Murder

Yemen facing coronavirus danger as 95% of its healthcare system capacities are damaged:

Jordan, Oman, Morocco, and Yemen suspend newspaper production, citing COVID-19 fears

Egypt expels Guardian journalist over Covid-19 report

AFRICA

Over 150 Turkish-backed Syrian militants killed in Libya: monitor

Alarm as war-torn Libya confirms first case of coronavirus

Boko Haram kills 139 Chadian and Nigerian troops

Five killed in IED attack near Somali-Kenyan border

Covid-19: Two men killed after defying Rwandan lockdown rules

'Terrified' South Africa nears lockdown; cases almost 1,000

ASIA

Afghanistan: Islamic State Gunman Kills 25 in Attack on Sikhs in Kabul

10 insurgents killed in Afghanistan clashes

Afghanistan, Taliban To Begin Prisoner Releases At End Of Month

US Navy launches live-fire missiles in threaten China’

Pak seeks $3.7 billion loan as coronavirus cases cross 1,100

Coronavirus puts over 1 billion people in India on 21-day lockdown to combat spread

China to temporarily bar entry of foreigners to stop spread of coronavirus

Trump risks blowback from war of words with China over coronavirus

EUROPE

Julian Assange’s bail request denied despite coronavirus risk

French coronavirus death tally much higher than official data - hospitals chief

Another 115 dead as UK coronavirus death toll jumps to 578

Coronavirus: UK’s WhatsApp bot working after false start

Watch: UK holds mass applause for NHS staff fighting coronavirus

GLOBE

Coronavirus: Global cases top 500,000 as some scientists warn may be deadlier than 1918 flu

Coronavirus Cases: 491,307 - Deaths: 22,166 - Recovered: 118,060: By country.

U.N. Calls for Rolling Back Sanctions to Battle Pandemic: Sanctions may be impeding efforts in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe to battle the coronavirus

Mobile phone industry explores worldwide tracking of users

We’re not going back to normal: Social distancing is here to stay for much more than a few weeks. It will upend our way of life, in some ways forever.

Surging Traffic Is Slowing Down Our Internet

AMERICAS

US narcotrafficking charges against Maduro straight out of Panama playbook: Narcotrafficking charges echoes the rationale used to invade Panama and kidnap its leader

Protesters in Mexico block lanes at Arizona border crossing to demand stricter coronavirus screenings

The U.S. Is Number 1 In The World For Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

United States Coronavirus Cases: 68,905 - Deaths: 1,037 - Recovered: 428

Coronavirus map of the US: latest cases state by state

US virus deaths may top 80,000 despite confinement: study

13 Deaths in a Day: An 'Apocalyptic' Coronavirus Surge at an NYC Hospital

As coronavirus spreads, U.S. military to withhold some infection data

Internal Army memo says measures to halt COVID-19 'have proven insufficient’

All 50 of the nation's governors call up the National Guard to battle coronavirus

Coronavirus: What this crisis reveals about US - and its president: Nations, like individuals, reveal themselves at times of crisis.

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: Trump “Understands Nothing, Listens to Nothing” as Pandemic Surges in U.S.

Coronavirus updates: Senate, White House reach deal on $2 trillion stimulus plan

Here’s a breakdown of the Fed’s expanded rescue programs to keep credit flowing during the pandemic

"I’ve Never, Ever, Ever Seen Anything Like This Before": With the Fed buying $622 billion in Treasury and MBS, a staggering 2.9% of US GDP, in just the past five days.

U.S. to Take Stakes in Airlines in Exchange for Grants, Mnuchin Says

Stupid is as stupid does: Dow rallies more than 1,300 points, capping its biggest 3-day surge since 1931

Strikes, protests spread as US workers demand protection from COVID-19

U.S. jobless claims skyrocket to 3.283 million

Latest emergency coronavirus funding package includes tens of billions for defense, VA

Unclogging Toilets at $400,000 a Flush Hits Navy’s Costs

Republicans block most aid to help states plan for presidential election amid coronavirus pandemic

National Commission recommends extending draft registration to women

March 24/25, 2020

It is Not China, but the Western World that should be Defined as the “Real Sick Man”
By Andre Vltchek
Right now, our human race is like a very sick person. Not because of the coronavirus, but because of the response to the coronavirus.  Continue

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COVID-19 – The Fight for a Cure: One Gigantic Western Pharma Rip-Off
By Peter Koenig
It is amply clear that this is a huge money-making and public-rip-off proposition by the pharma industry.  Continue

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DOJ Wants to Suspend Certain Constitutional Rights During Coronavirus Emergency
By Peter Wade
The Department of Justice has secretly asked Congress for the ability to detain arrested people “indefinitely” in addition to other powers that one expert called “terrifying”.   Continue

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Like Freedom? Then You Won’t Like the FREEDOM Act
By Ron Paul
Nothing short of repeal of the USA FREEDOM Act will restore respect for our right to live our lives free of the fear that Big Brother is watching..  Continue

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This Is Why Americans Are Scared To Death Of Being Tested For The Coronavirus
By Michael Snyder
How would you feel if you received a bill for more than $34,000 after being tested and treated for the coronavirus?   Continue

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Debt Forgivness and Nationalization Are the Answers to the Economic Crisis
By Paul Craig Roberts
The pandemic has made it clear that a society of self-seeking individuals is not a society.   Continue

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Welcome to Sweatshop Amerika!
By Mike Whitney
The next bailout will be our last.   Continue

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Washington in the Time of Domitian
By Fred Reed
A Peek into the Drains.  Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Russia and Turkey cut short joint patrol in Syria's Idlib: Russian Defence Ministry

17th Anniversary of The US Invasion of Iraq Goes Unnoticed Despite Killing More Than a Million

Iraq’s Judicial Council rejects Prime Minister-designate appointment as ‘unconstitutional’

Coronavirus: Iraq pilgrims ignore official warnings and flock to shrine

Russia, China, Pakistan, urge U.S. to lift the sanctions against Iran:

EU to provide 20 mln euros in humanitarian aid to Iran

Sanctions on Iran & others should be ‘urgently re-evaluated’: UN human rights chief says

US, UAE stage joint war games amid coronavirus pandemic

Doctors Warn of Gaza Strip’s Collapse After First Coronavirus Cases Surface

Israel arrests Palestine health workers fighting coronavirus

Palestinian with suspected coronavirus symptoms thrown out of Israel; 'They dumped him like trash'

UNRWA suspends food distribution in Gaza

Israel’s illegal occupation exacerbates the coronavirus crisis

Gideon Levy: Coronavirus gives Israelis a tiny taste of what life is like for Palestinians

Jordan extends coronavirus curfew to home deliver of food

U.S.-Saudi Oil Alliance Under Consideration, U.S. Energy Secretary Says

Denial, fear and dictatorship: Egypt's coronavirus disaster

AFRICA

South Africa Orders Three-Week Lockdown to Curb Virus Spread

Africa Needs $100 Billion Stimulus to Combat Virus

ASIA

US cuts Afghan aid by $1bn after Pompeo fails to end impasse

Taliban-Afghan Government Skype Call Breathes Life Into Peace Process

Pompeo Talks to Taliban, Afghan Leaders in Bid to Settle Dispute Impeding U.S. Exit

India: PM Modi announces 21-day national lockdown : Every state, district, and village across India will be under lockdown

US gives $1m to Pakistan to fight coronavirus

China to lift lockdown on Wuhan, the epicenter of its coronavirus outbreak

US axed CDC expert job in China months before outbreak: Reuters

Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety

Facts Tell: When Trump lies, people die

EUROPE

Italy's Death Toll Surges to 6,077 From Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus pandemic: Russia, Cuba, China send aid to Italy

Corpses of the elderly found abandoned in Spanish care homes; Teams sent to disinfect nursing homes found elderly residents abandoned, and others dead in their beds.

Boris Johnson declares lockdown - warning people to stay at home or face a fine.

NHS tells 1,500,000 Britons ‘don’t leave house for 12 weeks’

India restricted exports of painkiller to UK: Shoppers in desperate hunt for paracetamol as supermarkets and chemists run out

Julian Assange's lawyers to apply for bail, citing virus risk

Google could share users' location data with the UK government

UK brings in the army to deliver supplies

Laura Ashley closes 70 stores with the loss of more than 700 jobs

GLOBE

World Stasts - COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic by Country

Medical Worker Describes Terrifying Lung Failure From COVID-19 — Even in His Young Patients

Coronavirus Traces Lingered in Vacated Cruise Cabins for 17 Days

How corona broke the system: The status quo simply cannot continue

Coronavirus is just the first of many pandemics to come, environmentalists warn

Editorial: Climate change is just as real as COVID-19. Now’s the last, best chance for our government to treat it that way

AMERICAS

Death Toll From Coronavirus Rises to 50 in Latin America

El Salvador: First Covid-19 Quarantine Arrests Announced

Brazil: Protests Against Bolsonaro's Incompetence Over COVID-19

Venezuela Prohibits Company Layoffs and Suspends Credit Collections Over Coronavirus

Cuba Sends 144 Health Workers to Combat the Covid-19 in Jamaica

Cuban doctors serve in 37 countries with Covid-19

United States Coronavirus Cases: 49,344 -Deaths: 616 - Recovered: 297

U.S. reports more than 100 coronavirus deaths in a single day

America could overtake Italy and become the new coronavirus epicenter

Map: How many coronavirus cases does each US state have? ; 41,000 people in the US have been infected and over 470 with COVID-19 have died

New York now leads UK, South Korea, and several EU countries in Covid-19 cases

Trump: 'More People Will' Die if COVID-19 Restrictions Aren't Lifted

U.S. intelligence reports warned about a likely pandemic as Trump and lawmakers played down the threat

As hospitals plead for supplies, FEMA director has no answers on mask shipments

Surgeon general issues coronavirus warning: 'This week, it's going to get bad'

Louisiana state has the fastest growing cases of coronavirus in the world:

Trump Activates National Guard to Assist California, New York, and Washington

61% agree Trump admin is taking strong enough measures on the coronavirus crisis

Senate fails to advance coronavirus stimulus bill for second time in two days

Defense Giant Boeing Thinks Aerospace Needs a $60 Billion Bailout

“Coronavirus Capitalism”: Naomi Klein’s Case for Transformative Change Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Dow rallies 1,400 points as Wall Street holds out hope for coronavirus rescue plan

Covid-19 lockdown threatens to destroy 37 MILLION jobs in US

Only 40 percent of Americans can afford an unexpected $1,000 expense with their savings. In fact, nearly 80 percent of workers are living paycheck to paycheck.

Real Estate Billionaire Barrack Says Commercial Mortgages on Brink of Collapse

The Worst of the Global Selloff Isn’t Here Yet, Banks and Investors Warn

You could face jail time, $1,000 fine for breaking New Jersey stay at home' order

Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the gun shops could be closed down,: All Shops Ordered Closed on Monday

US states release 'low-risk' inmates over coronavirus fears

House bill would ban stock trading by members of Congress

Nikki Haley, The Former U.N. Ambassador Rekindles VP Speculation

Biden consulted Obama about VP running mates

Biden: Trump's 'failure of planning and preparation' worsened coronavirus crisis

Bernie Sanders Wins the Democrats Abroad Primary

March 22/23, 2020

Trump and his troop ‘repositioning’ – at least have the guts to call it a retreat
By Robert Fisk
As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps over America, Trump has ordered US troops to abandon three vital military bases.   Continue

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World Map - Tracking Coronavirus Stats
By Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University, interactive map of all confirmed COVID-19 cases, fatalities and recoveries.   Continue

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Death by Virus and Internal Contradictions
By Glen Ford
The US privatized its public health system, to fatten the pockets of the oligarchy and render working people more helpless and dependent.   Continue

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DOJ seeks new emergency powers amid coronavirus pandemic
By Betsy Woodruff Swan
The Justice Department asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies.   Continue

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Martial Law is Coming to the USA?
By Stephen Lendman
The price of liberty is eternal vigilance. The cost of its loss is tyranny.   Continue

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Debts that can’t be paid won’t be
By Michael Hudson
The US privatized its public health system, to fatten the pockets of the oligarchy and render working people more helpless and dependent.   Continue

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Covid-19 has taken away bread and circuses, laying bare the true American empire
By Michael McCaffrey
As the old adage goes, crisis reveals character.   Continue

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Tulsi Gabbard Explains Why She Sold Out To The DNC
Watch
Tough Questions For Tulsi Gabbard Over Biden Support.   Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

First Coronavirus case in Syria detected in person who had arrived from abroad

President al-Assad decrees general amnesty for crimes committed before March 22, 2020

The U.S. is broke. Trump Should Get the Hell Out of Syria.

Iraq extends curfew in Baghdad to contain disease

Iran Coronavirus Cases: 21,638 - Deaths: 1,685 - Recovered: 7,635

Expert: US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during pandemic could be genocidal

Robert Fisk: Opinion: Iran’s coronavirus outbreak is bizarrely reminiscent of the Black Death

US raps France for prisoner swap with Iran

Palestinian Shot Dead by Israeli Occupation Forces in the West Bank

Gaza confirms first 2 coronavirus cases

AFRICA

At least 10 dead during Guinea referendum: opposition

Somalia: Bomb blast kills 4, including police chief

Libya: 1 killed, 2 injured in attack by Haftar forces

Four government ministers have contracted coronavirus in Burkina Faso

ASIA

90 killed in Afghan attacks

Airstrike In Northern Afghanistan Kills 11 Members Of One Family - Eyewitnesses

COVID-19: First Deaths In Afghanistan

Trump's coordinated public relations ploy to blame China

What's the purpose of the phrase 'Chinese virus'?: The change in word choice has raised accusations of racism.

EUROPE

Italy coronavirus deaths at 5,476 after 651 rise: Live updates

Italian Army hauls Covid-19 victims’ bodies to lesser-hit regions

Russia Sends Cargo Planes With Medical Equipment, Medics to Italy

Spain - Coronavirus Cases: 28,603 - Deaths: 1,756 Recovered: - 2,125

Watch: Video of a hospital in Spain. Watch it. Watch it again with the volume up.

United Kingdom: Coronavirus Cases: 5,683 - Deaths: 281 - Recovered: 93

Chancellor Angela Merkel in quarantine

Spain : Coronavirus robots that 'test 80,000 patients a day' deployed in AI breakthrough

GLOBE

World Stasts - COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic by Country

Coronavirus origins: genome analysis suggests two viruses may have combined

ICC stands its ground: an international body that refuses to serve US policies: To maintain its global dominance, the US needs the obedience of not only other nations, but international bodies as well.

AMERICAS

Death Toll From Coronavirus Rises to 50 in Latin America

Twenty-Three Killed, Scores Injured in Prison Riot Over COVID-19 in Bogota, Colombia

Sen. Rand Paul tests positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus killing more than a person an hour in NYC

The Best-Case Outcome for the Coronavirus, and the Worst: So where is the United States headed? Will we endure the worst case, with 2.2 million deaths

Chaos, inconsistency mark launch of drive-thru virus testing

Trump Disagrees With Top Immunologist Over Untested Drug Treatment for Covid-19

US Top Disease Expert Explains Why He Contradicts Trump on Coronavirus

OMG! Majority of Americans now approve of Trump’s coronavirus management: Poll:

Trump tells governors to stop 'blaming' him after they request more help from feds

Healthy 39-year-old woman dies waiting for coronavirus test results

US woman gets $34,927.43 bill for coronavirus treatment

Exclusive: Inside The Military's Top Secret Plans If Coronavirus Cripples the Government

Will coronavirus lead to martial law? “If you want to establish a framework of martial law, which is ultimate authority and enforcement, we have the capacity to do that"

AOC slams reported DOJ effort to indefinitely detain people during emergency: 'Abhorrent'

Number of coronavirus cases among troops jumps more than 31 percent

Harvey Weinstein Tests Positive For Coronavirus In NY State Prison;

Jails Release Prisoners, Fearing Coronavirus Outbreak :

Cuomo: Coronavirus pandemic could last up to 9 months

Ford, GM, Tesla given the ‘go ahead’ to produce ventilators, Trump says

Virus relief bill would let Steve Mnuchin hand out $500 billion ‘slush fund’ to secret recipients: report

The Fed will make up to $4 trillion in loans to businesses

Confirmed: Fed Bailed Out Hedge Funds Facing Basis Trade Disaster

"Stop The Coronavirus Corporate Coup": Here Is A List Of Everyone Demanding A Bail Out

U.S. Jobless Rate May Soar to 30%, Fed’s Bullard Says

Coronavirus could destroy 10 million US jobs, economists fear

US Debt To GDP Will Hit New All-Time High In 2020

 

March 21, 2020

US imperialism exploits coronavirus as a weapon of war
By Bill Van Auken
The coronavirus pandemic is seen as yet one more weapon in the US arsenal.   Continue

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US Weaponizes COVID-19 to Cripple Iran
By Jasper Hamann
The US accuses Iran of purposefully killing its own citizens while offering no relief.   Continue

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Sanctions: Unilateral coercive measures for regime change in Venezuela
By Nino Pagliccia
Sanctions are a crime, an act of war, be it in Venezuela or anywhere else.   Continue

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The Coronavirus Is Not “The Plague”: It Is the U.S.
By Edward Curtin
Coronavirus is a perfect cover-story for the occupation of the public’s mind.   Continue

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The Fed Reopens Its Landfill for Distressed Assets
By Mike Whitney
The Fed has known for more than 3 years that the corporations have been ripping off investors by selling them garbage bonds.   Continue

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Roubini warns on 'severe' coronavirus recession
By Julia La Roche
“Everybody needs at $1,000 or otherwise we’ll end up in the Great Depression at this point.”.   Continue

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Neoliberalism’s Death Knell?
By Michael Hudson
Our “neo-feudal” system is on the verge of collapse.   Continue

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A Tale of Two Foreign Policies: The Train-Wreck Abroad Is Bipartisan
By Philip Giraldi
Both Trump and Biden might reasonably described as Zionists,.   Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Iran Coronavirus Cases: 19,644 - Deaths: 1,433 - Recovered: 6,745

U.S. to Iran: Coronavirus won't save you from sanctions

US sanctions 5 UAE firms for facilitating Iran oil sales

Iran Willing to Help Fight Coronavirus in the United States: "These are times of brotherhood. The best way to overcome the new coronavirus is through unity," Rouhani said.

Israeli MP presents bills to annex Jordan Valley, impose death penalty on Palestinians

Netanyahu tells Israelis: Now it’s an order — you must stay at home

'Total suspension of individual freedom': Inside Israel's secret coronavirus debate

Coronavirus: Palestinian workers face difficult choice between livelihood and isolation

Lebanon asks citizens and diaspora for money to fight coronavirus

AFRICA

30 soldiers of the Malian army were killed in a terrorist attack

Libya: 25 Haftar militia members killed in Tripoli

ASIA

24 killed in Afghan insider attack

Afghanistan- 2 children among 6 killed in Taloqan bombing

Ghani Vs Abdullah: US meddling in Afghanistan election has given us two presidents

Privacy fears as India hand stamps suspected coronavirus cases

EUROPE

Number of coronavirus cases in Russia up from 199 to 253 in past day

Ruble Tumbles to 80/Dollar, Down 30% This Year, Central Bank Intervenes

Russian Crude Urals Oil Falls Below $19 Per Barrel On Wednesday First Time In 18 Years -

Kremlin says Russia and Saudi Arabia do not wage wars over oil prices

Pentagon sends 2,600 Europe-based personnel into SELF-QUARANTINE after 35 test positive for coronavirus

Italy Coronavirus Cases: 47,021 - Deaths: 4,032 - Recovered: 5,129

627 die in a single day in Italy

Cuba Sends 53 Doctors and Nurses to Fight Covid-19 in Italy

Spain Coronavirus Cases: 20,412 - Deaths: 1,043 - Recovered: 1,588

France Coronavirus Cases: 10,995 - Deaths: 372 - Recovered: 1,295

Greece Coronavirus Cases: 495 - Deaths: 9 - Recovered: 19

United Kingdom Coronavirus Cases: 3,269 - Deaths: 184 - Recovered: 65

UK PM Boris Johnson, tells cafes, pubs and restaurants to close

UK to pay up to 80% of workers' wages during coronavirus emergency

Inside the Assange extradition & CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling talks Operation Merlin, repression

GLOBE

Global Coronavirus Cases: 265,976 - Deaths: 11,186 - Recovered: 90,603

Coronavirus Cases: view by country

WHO officials warn health systems are ‘collapsing’ under coronavirus:

Coronavirus proves we need a global response to improve human rights

Economists Demand Trump Immediately Lift Iran, Cuba, Venezuela Sanctions

US military ‘successfully’ test-launches hypersonic glide body – Pentagon (VIDEO)

AMERICAS

Brazil's health system will collapse by April: Health minister

Cuba Sends 53 Doctors and Nurses to Fight Covid-19 in Italy

Bolivia: Coup-Born Regime Rejects Medical Cooperation From Cuba

Venezuela coronavirus cases to 42, thanks China for aid

It Costs Venezuela Triple to Buy Virus Test Kits Due to US Sanctions

Colombia: President Duque Faces Investigation for Vote Buying

Haiti Confirms First Two Cases of COVID-19

Migrant camps on Mexican border are scrambling to avert “mass infection” from coronavirus

Honduran father takes his own life in ICE family detention centre

Trump announces U.S.-Mexico border to stem spread of coronavirus: "The United States and Mexico have agreed to restrict nonessential travel across our border," Pompeo said.

Photo of Trump's notes shows showed the word "Corona" crossed out and replaced with "Chinese,"

United States Coronavirus Cases: 16,517 - Deaths: 225 - Recovered: 125

Without Urgent Action, Coronavirus Could Overwhelm U.S., Estimates Say: Three scenarios for how the outbreak could spread.

U.S. Doctors Say Shortage of Protective Gear Is Dire

Staffer for Vice President Mike Pence tests positive for the coronavirus

California Orders Quarantine for 40 Million People

Young Adults Make 38% of COVID-19 Hospitalizations in US: CDC

Total Cost of Her COVID-19 Treatment: $34,927.43 : Those who go to the ICU can likely expect big bills

Dow drops more than 900 points, ending worst week since 2008

Job losses could quickly soar into the millions as coronavirus craters U.S. economy

Home sales could fall, new analysis says: That would mean total home sales of around 4 million annualized, the lowest since the start of 1991.

U.S. economy is deteriorating more quickly than was expected just days ago

Why Central Banks Are Powerless To Fix This Crisis

Nouriel Roubini: Here are all the things that could go wrong in 2020: The U.S. faces severe economic, financial, political and geopolitical disturbances

Coronavirus Is the Perfect Disaster for ‘Disaster Capitalism’: Naomi Klein explains how governments and the global elite will exploit a pandemic.

Senate GOP prioritizes business tax cuts: Thursday's proposal puts stricter limits on who can use paid leave.

Rotten to the core: Four senators sold stocks before coronavirus threat crashed market: Senators unloaded shares that plummeted in value a month later as the stock market crashed

GOP Sen. Hoeven bought up to $250,000 in health sciences fund days after coronavirus briefing

Pelosi Is Blocking Direct Cash Payments To Citizens.WTF?

Poll: As Coronavirus Spreads, Fewer Americans See Pandemic As A Real Threat

 

March 19, 2020

Esper’s dark vision for US-China conflict makes war more likely
By Bonnie Kristian
War between two nuclear powers is never to be sought and would have grim worldwide consequences.   Continue

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Justice Department Drops Case Against 'Russian Influence Campaign' While New Fake Claims Arise
By Moon Of Alabama
All claims about Russian influence campaigns are now debunked   Continue

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Next Vice President?
Tulsi Gabbard sells out, endorses Biden
Never underestimate Donald Trump. Nobody is better than him in the use of language.   Continue

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COVID-19: All Truth Has Three Stages
Must Read - By Larry Romanoff
Japanese and Taiwanese virologists arrived independently at the conclusion that the virus could have originated in the US.   Continue

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They Knew, And Didn’t Tell Us
By Rod Dreher
Republican head of Senate Intelligence Committee, warned a private group of wealthy constituents about what was coming from coronavirus.   Continue

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Rotten to the core
GOP Intel Chair Unloaded Personal Stocks Before Covid-19 Smashed Markets
By Julia Conley
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman sold personal stock holdings worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, in industries now seriously impacted by the outbreak.   Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Syria's Idlib

Russia says U.S. spreading lies over killing of Turkish soldiers

Houthi attack kills 2 soldiers in northeastern Yemen

Yemen: Houthi court sentences 19 army officers to death

New ‘League of the Revolutionaries’ warns U.S. troops in Iraq

Iraq military: US handover of al-Qaim base is ‘first step of withdrawal’

Opinion: We Have Lost in Iraq, and We Should Leave: A war for regime change in Iraq was never in the U.S. interest.

Chinese experts provide medical assistance to contain COVID-19 outbreak in Iraq

Iranian Health Official: Every Ten Minutes One Person Dies From Coronavirus

U.S. Sanctions are Preventing Iran from Coping with COVID-19: Trump is undermining efforts to fight the pandemic, by punishing vulnerable people.

Iran Backs China, Calls to Investigate U.S. 'Creation and Spread' of Coronavirus

U.S. House Democrats question whether Israel is violating US aid restrictions: More than 60 legislators call for Trump administration to investigate whether Israel is using US military equipment to destroy Palestinian homes

Israel Joins Totalitarian States Using Coronavirus to Spy on Citizens

AFRICA

29 soldiers killed in attack on army post in northern Mali

17 killed in Africa from coronavirus: WHO

Kenyan troops kill 12 suspected Al-Shabaab in Boni Forest raid

Libya official says 5 women killed in shelling near Tripoli

U.S. Kills Two Civilians in Somalia, Relatives Say

ASIA

Clashes in Afghanistan kills 13 Taliban

Roadside bomb explosion kills Taliban commander and his security guard

China reports no new local coronavirus cases for first time since outbreak began

Pakistan, China and Russia decide to conduct trade in local currencies skip dollars

Watch: John Pilger's : The Coming War on China:

EUROPE

Coronavirus: Italy death toll rises to 3,405, overtaking China

Watch: Italian Army convoy carries coffins of coronavirus victims for cremation

Coronavirus UK death toll rises to 137: NHS England says 29 patients who have died were aged between 47 and 96 years old.

London Tube stations close but UK government plays down prospect of full lockdown

China sends medical supplies to support France's coronavirus fight

GLOBE

World - Coronavirus Cases: 231,362 - Deaths: 9,391 - Recovered: 86,261

Huge Meltdown in Greenland Raises Sea Level by 2.2mm

America’s Commandos Deployed to 141 Countries: Last year, members of the Special Operations forces deployed to roughly 72% of the nations on this planet.

AMERICAS

Cargo Arrives in Venezuela With Medical Aid From China

How Victims of the US’ “Maximum Pressure” Campaign Are Coping with Coronavirus: Victims of America’s heavy-handed foreign policy are rising to the challenge.

Mexico confirms first coronavirus death

Mexico COVID-19: AMLO Rules out Border and Airport Closures

The US is now in a recession: Bank of America:

U.S. Coronavirus Cases: 11,329 - Deaths: 161

U.S. Virus Plan Anticipates 18-Month Pandemic and Widespread Shortages

Sorry, America, the Full Lockdown Is Coming; You need to think, about where, and with whom, you want to spend the next six to 12 weeks, hunkered down for the epidemic duration?

It could take 18 months to get coronavirus respirators — because Trump won’t buy any from China

Up to 20% of younger adults infected with coronavirus end up hospitalized, CDC says

Nearly 40% of those hospitalized with coronavirus are younger than 54: CDC

Cruise ships could become floating hospitals, Trump says

US jails begin releasing prisoners to stem Covid-19 infections

Coronavirus: California prepared to enact martial law if its a 'necessity', governor says

Trump administration wants to use Americans' cellphone data to track the coronavirus

Secret recording captures GOP Sen. Burr issuing a dire warning about coronavirus to a private club; Publicly conservatives and Trump downplayed the threat

Sen. Richard Burr, dumped between $582,029 and $1.56 million of his stock holdings as he was getting coronavirus warnings.

Sen. Kelly Loeffler Dumped Millions in Stock After Coronavirus Briefing

How asymptomatic celebrities, athletes, and billionaires are getting tested for the coronavirus when you can't

People shocked to find that the rich and famous are getting virus testing faster

NBA chief defends league over virus tests for ‘wealthy’

Trump blasted for new ‘morally bankrupt’ multibillion-dollar big oil bailout push

U.S. Banks Pressure Health Care Firms to Raise Prices on Critical Drugs, Medical Supplies for Coronavirus

Lindsey Graham : Don't send direct payments to Americans as part of coronavirus relief; Graham (R-SC) is reportedly hoping that President Donald Trump will take a trickle down approach to the next coronavirus relief bill.

Trump’s $46 billion coronavirus aid request includes $8 billion for the Pentagon

Republican Operative in Press Corps Helps Trump Use Briefing on Pandemic to Attack Critics

Sorry, America, the Full Lockdown Is Coming: Politicians won’t admit it yet, but it’s time to prepare—physically and psychologically—for a sudden stop to all life outside your home.

Two congressmen test positive for coronavirus, others are in self-quarantine

Las Vegas and the entire state of Nevada CLOSED for 30 days

March 18, 2020

12 Ways the U.S. Invasion of Iraq Lives on in Infamy
By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies
The world is hoping that the American people will act to rein in this 21st-century American imperialism.   Continue

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Democracy Inaction - In Action, I Meant to Say --- Same Thing
By Fred Reed
Lurking in the wings is Hillary, like some terrifying bat hanging by her feet in a cavern below the DNC.   Continue

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Capitalism is one virus away from existential disaster
By George Galloway
The pandemic demonstrates beyond contradiction that capitalism cannot meet the needs of the human race when existential dangers arrive.   Continue

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A fiasco in the making? As the coronavirus pandemic takes hold, we are making decisions without reliable data
By John P.A. Ioannidis
Unpredictable evolutions may ensue, including financial crisis, unrest, civil strife, war, and a meltdown of the social fabric.  Continue

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The Coronavirus Hoax
By Ron Paul
People should ask themselves whether this coronavirus “pandemic” could be a big hoax.   Continue

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Disease X Just Arrived
By Bill Sardi
Politicization Of A Sham Epidemic Turns Into An Economic & Medical Catastrophe.   Continue

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Pompeo threatens family of ICC staff with consequences while bashing probe of US war crimes
By Andrea Germanos
“Threats against family members of ICC staff who are seeking justice is a new low, even for this administration,”   Continue

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How Donald Trump betrayed Pablo Neruda
By César Chelala
Never underestimate Donald Trump. Nobody is better than him in the use of language.   Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Kurdish shelling kills 5 in Syria's Afrin

Turkish occupation forces attack villages in northern Aleppo countryside

Syria opposition blocks Turkey-Russia patrols on M4 highway

US-led coalition troops begin leaving Iraq bases

80 Houthi rebels killed in Yemen clashes

Iran's death toll from the coronavirus - 1,135, with 147 deaths over the past 24 hours -- the highest 24-hour rise yet

UK presses US to ease Iran sanctions to help fight coronavirus

The United States imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Tuesday

US should clarify it's role in creating and spreading the new coronavirus instead of accusing Iran, China: Security chief

Iranian physicians urge regional leaders to take action to destroy US biological labs

Fourth death from coronavirus recorded in Lebanon

Construction rate in illegal Israeli settlements up 25% since Trump took office in 2017

Israel Begins Digital Tracking of Coronavirus; Confirmed Cases Reach 433

Israel: 180,000 citizens demand unemployment benefits due to coronavirus

Pro-Israel lobby loses ally as progressives score win in Illinois

AFRICA

Libya: 4 killed in rocket attacks by Haftar militias

Sub-Saharan Africa records first coronavirus death

Coronavirus cases in South Africa jump to 116

Coronavirus: Africa could have undetected, unreported cases - WHO

ASIA

13 Taliban militants killed in S. Afghanistan

Pakistan: Firefight Near Afghan Border Kills 11

EUROPE

Italy: Coronavirus Cases: 35,713 - Deaths: 2,978

Coronavirus deaths in Italy surge by record 475 in one day to nearly 3,000

Spain: Coronavirus Cases: 13,910 - Deaths: 623

France: Coronavirus Cases: 7,730 - Deaths: 175 -

About half of France's coronavirus patients in intensive care are under 65, health official says

Coronavirus: UK death toll reaches 104 as toll rises by 32 in 24 hours

UK cases jump to 2,626 as 676 more are diagnosed with Covid-19

Coronavirus: Chancellor unveils £350bn lifeline for economy

UK government economic scheme is a sham: It's a support mechanism for banks.

Sign Petiton : Release Julian Assange from Belmarsh Prison before COVID-19 spreads

UK: Threats and bullying lead to Ken Loach’s withdrawal as anti-racism competition judge

GLOBE

Number of global confirmed coronavirus cases passes 200,000: More than 8,000 people are known to have died from the virus.

Masks, gloves don't stop coronavirus spread: experts

How Long Will Coronavirus Live on Surfaces or in the Air Around You? The coronavirus can live for three days on some surfaces, like plastic and steel

How likely are you (yes, you) to die from the Covid-19 virus?

AMERICAS

Bolsonaro tells workers to work or starve as COVID-19 spreads in Brazil

IMF Rejects Venezuela's Request for $5B in Virus Aid

Italy and UK rely on help from Cuba, China, Venezuela to fight coronavirus – as US steps up brutal sanctions

Cuba's Interferon Alpha 2B, Successful in Treating COVID-19

U.S. Death toll climbs to 115: Navy hospital ship heading to NYC; stocks fall again

US coronavirus cases soar past 7,000 as doctors say hospitals aren't prepared for a continuing surge

Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Coronavirus In The U.S.

Trump says US-Canada border will close to “non-essential traffic”

Pandemic “will last 18 months or longer,” leaked US gov’t report warns

Before Trump’s inauguration, a warning: ‘The worst influenza pandemic since 1918’: Officials briefed the incoming administration on a scenario remarkably like the one he faces now.

Trump invokes Defense Production Act as coronavirus response: The Defense Production Act, would force American industry to ramp up production of medical supplies

Trump Admin. Considering Sending $2,000 to Certain Americans During Coronavirus Pandemic: Report

Treasury proposes emergency checks starting April 6

18% of households have lost work due to coronavirus concerns: Poll

Dow drops 1,300 points, S&P 500 loses 5% as coronavirus market sell-off reaches new low

Mnuchin warns senators of 20% US unemployment without coronavirus rescue

US Restaurant Association Projects Up To 7 Million Jobs Lost Over 3 Months

General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler have agreed to idle their US facilities in the wake of coronavirus

$2.2 Trillion Pumped Into Banks Explained w/Dylan Ratigan

Goldman's Three Reasons Why The Dollar Is Soaring

Peter Schiff: These Markets Are Rigged: The government and central bank are rigging the markets.

San Francisco Bay Area's 28,200 homeless are left in limbo as officials order residents to stay indoors

Trump orders HUD to suspend evictions and foreclosures

Coronavirus Fears Fueling Spike in Sales of Guns and Ammunition

Some in GOP remain skeptical of coronavirus pandemic severity

Poll: 62 Per Cent of Americans Believe Media Has Exaggerated Coronavirus Risk

WTI Crude Oil Price Drops Below $25 For First Time Since 2002

Biden routs Sanders in Florida, Illinois and Arizona primaries

Bye, bye Bernie: Sanders is poised to drop out of the race.

Watch: NYPD Officer Caught Apparently Planting Marijuana in a Car — Again

 

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