Universal SARS-CoV-2 Testing Is The Answer To Social Distancing

By Milton Packer, MedPage Today -

The U.S. has squandered its most important opportunity. Much of the nation implemented lockdowns or "stay-at-home" orders, which slowed the spread of the virus but had important social and [...]

How Do You Protest When You Can’t Take To The Streets?

By Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Open Democracy. -

Coronavirus and quarantine measures have posed significant challenges for social movements at a time when governments are taking important decisions on people’s lives as well as living [...]

81 Percent Of NYPD Social Distancing Summons Were To Black Or Latinx People

By James Gordon, Daily Mail. -

New York City - Black and Hispanic people appear to be feeling the brunt of the NYPD’s force when it comes to the enforcement of social distancing measures in New York City. Data released by [...]

Advocates Push For More Prison Releases Amid Outbreak

By Melanie Lekocevic and Kate Lisa, Hudson Valley 360. -

Albany - Advocacy groups are urging the state to release more inmates from prisons in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 in correctional facilities. Supplies of personal hygiene products [...]

Armed Right-Wing Protesters Are Extending The Economic Lockdown, Demonstrating White Privilege

By John Pavlovitz, Stuff That Needs To Be Said -

As a white man watching the Michigan protests of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home orders, all I could think was: Black people don’t get to do this Muslims don’t get to do [...]

The Homeless Can’t Shelter-in-Place

By Libby Rainey, The Indypendent. -

Chris was given a test for COVID-19 in the middle of the night.  It was just past 1 a.m., and he entered Lenox Hill Hospital’s emergency room on the Upper East Side with a headache and runny [...]

Rolling Protest For Rent Forgiveness

By Staff, Daily News. -

Protesting in a method that aligned with the social distancing urged by the state, county and city, tenant advocates climbed into their vehicles and rolled past the traditional Los Angeles [...]

COVID-19: Isolation Is A Marathon, Not A Sprint

By Catherine Hanrahan and Matt Liddy, ABC Australia. -

Australia is only a few days into its latest regime of strict self-isolation measures designed to fight the coronavirus pandemic, but already, many people are asking — when will they end? Not [...]