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Coronavirus vaccine: Watchdog Calls for Independent Patient Advocate to Audit ‘Operation Warp Speed’

Watchdog Calls for Independent Patient Advocate to Audit ‘Operation Warp Speed’ by Accountable US “With billions of dollars and hundreds of millions of lives on the line, the stakes are simply too high for us to put our blind faith in the Trump Administration to put patients and families first” Patients Over Pharma sent Freedom of Information …

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CEQA Requires Assessment of GHG Impacts from Tourism

Half of Trump’s Latest Corporate Bailout Went to Private Jet Companies

Accountable US: Half of Trump’s Latest Corporate Bailout Went to Private Jet Companies Luxury Airline CEOs Fly Off With $105 Million In Taxpayer Money WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week the Trump Treasury Department revealed the latest recipients of the CARES Act’s $25 billion bailout carveout for airlines, and private jet companies were the big winners at a time …

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Big Oil taking $1.9 billion in CARES Act tax breaks aimed at helping small businesses in ‘Stealth bailout’: report

“OIL CAPITALISM — Diamond Offshore takes $9.7m from American taxpayers, then earmarks the same amount to execs as bankruptcy bonuses.” “The Trump administration’s favor factory hasn’t stopped with a global pandemic,” Accountable.US spokesperson Jayson O’Neill said in a statement Friday. “As millions of jobs disappear week after week, the Trump administration is prioritizing aid for …

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Major US Companies Hand Shareholders Hundreds of Millions in Dividends While Slashing Thousands of Jobs

“Stanley Black & Decker issued a $106 million dividend to shareholders just two weeks after announcing job cuts, according to the Post. Levi Strauss rewarded shareholders with $32 million in dividends on April 7, the same day the company said it would furlough all of its U.S. retail store employees.” Common Dreams: Major US Companies …

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Wastewater Treatment Kills Most Pathogens, Including COVID-19 Virus

Wastewater Treatment Kills Most Pathogens, Including COVID-19 Virus NEVER MISS AN UPDATE! Californians reuse treated wastewater as a water supply, to irrigate crops, and to support freshwater ecosystems. To get answers to questions about managing the new coronavirus in the “sewershed,” we talked to two experts: Kara Nelson, an expert in waterborne pathogens at UC …

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Trump’s White House is finally preparing for something: Beating back oversight of coronavirus relief

Trump’s White House is finally preparing for something: Beating back oversight of coronavirus relief Laura Clawson   Daily Kos Staff Friday April 10, 2020 · 6:39 AM PDT 41 Comments 41 New Coronavirus is going to give the Trump White House another opportunity to put into play the obstruction tactics it honed during the impeachment inquiry. There’s …

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