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The Other Epidemic

Jack Herrera The Nation
Public health insights are reshaping our understanding of how violence spreads.

Belly of the Beast: Cuba’s Untold Stories

Reed Lindsay The New York Review of Books
Cuban doctor putting on mask In the last month, more than a thousand Cuban doctors and nurses have traveled to twenty countries to join the global battle against Covid-19. There’s historical precedence for this.

COVID-19 Will Kill More People Worldwide Due to Water Shortages

José Luis Granados Ceja Truthout
people wearing masks at fire hyrant “The global struggle against the pandemic has little chance to succeed if personal hygiene, the main measure to prevent contagion, is unavailable to the 2.2 billion persons who have no access to safe water services.”

Congress Must Act for the Common Good

United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America
The health, economic well-being, and very lives of the American people depend upon Congress putting people over profit and enacting a bold and far-reaching relief package now.
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