Walking plank for higher ups who have not acted to protect service members!
Captain Brett Crozier relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt after letter he wrote appealing for help was leaked
The US navy has dismissed the commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, who had raised the alarm about an outbreak of coronavirus on his ship.
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The United States is paying Russia for a planeload of medical equipment sent by Moscow to help fight the coronavirus outbreak, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday, clearing up confusion as to who footed the bill.
The Trump administration has created numerous obstacles over recent years for migrants to claim asylum and stay in the United States. But it had not — until now — allowed Border Patrol agents to simply expel migrants with no process whatsoever for hearing their claims.
Source: Leaked Border Patrol Memo Tells Agents to Send Migrants Back Immediately — Ignoring Asylum Law — ProPublica
The U.S. Navy on Thursday relieved the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking for stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak onboard his warship.
Source: U.S. Navy relieves aircraft carrier commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action – Reuters
Thrown overboard to protect those protecting themselves but no one else
Even homemade face coverings provide some protection, especially when many people who have the coronavirus show no symptoms.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2020/04/02/opinion/coronavirus-masks.html
You two gonna buy me and send me masks (1 a day for 90 days)? Get real?
Draft bill comes as people are distracted by Viktor Orbán’s new powers to rule by decree
— Read on www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/02/hungary-to-end-legal-recognition-of-trans-people-amid-covid-19-crisis
Following Hitler’s path – EU must act!
Strikes, work stoppages, and protests this week at Amazon, Instacart, Whole Foods, and other workplaces may not have done much to shut down the nation’s stores and warehouses, but they sent America a very loud and potent message none the less. The thousands of men and women who pick and pack at hundreds of giant fulfillment centers, the millions who stand behind retail
— Read on www.labornotes.org/blogs/2020/04/world-war-ii-when-government-protected-all-essential-workers
An ill-fated cruise that has experienced a COVID-19 outbreak and four deaths is finally coming to an end after politicians in Florida agreed to allow its passengers to disembark in Fort Lauderdale.
— Read on www.cbc.ca/news/business/zaandam-cruise-ship-passengers-holland-america-deaths-1.5516119
Some 3.9 billion people — roughly half of everyone on Earth — are confined to their homes by the coronavirus pandemic. Russia and Thailand told people to stay home, and Germany also extended restrictions on public life.
— Read on m.dw.com/en/coronavirus-latest-half-of-humanity-confined-by-pandemic/a-52987648