“I think this moment global pandemic is showing us very clearly that all human life is interrelated, which means that none of us is safe until all of us are safe.”
Blogging Our Great Divide
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The fact that so many Americans are facing dire circumstances now is a direct result of the exploitation economy and we should take this opportunity to change it.
Medical supplies are disproportionately available to the wealthy. To fix these inequities, we need an immediate, massive, humanitarian response to coronavirus from the federal government.
Meanwhile, Republicans have proposed pathetically weak executive pay restrictions for companies relying on taxpayer support.
The government should provide direct wage subsidies to airline workers while restricting CEO pay to no more than 50 times median wages.
As cities and states grapple with the spread of coronavirus, activists remind government why water is a human right and not a commodity.