‘We’re basically ill-prepared’: Hobbled House majority frets about its effectiveness amid pandemic (Washington Post): House Dems want to move into the 21st Century to conduct biz in a post-COVID world. Republicans obstruct.
Halt destruction of nature or suffer even worse pandemics, say world’s top scientists (The Guardian): Wildlife experts say that we’ve only ourselves to blame for COVID and that there is more where that came from if we don’t get our shit together.
People across the country are delivering groceries free. It’s ‘solidarity, not charity.’ (Washington Post): The spontaneous and authentic acts of mutual aid we are seeing is totally cool.
U.S. Deported Thousands Amid Covid-19 Outbreak. Some Proved to Be Sick. (New York Times): Trump and Miller use COVID to advance their immigration pogrom.
The Amazon Lockdown: How an Unforgiving Algorithm Drives Suppliers to Favor the E-Commerce Giant Over Other Retailers (ProPublica): Tech rigs internet commerce to benefit itself. A good reason to buy direct when you can.
Tech giants are profiting — and getting more powerful — even as the global economy tanks (Washington Post): And, that rigging does pay off!