On our one billionth week in self-isolation, we discuss the trauma of the coronavirus crisis and how it’s reshaping our political landscape. As we struggle with an uncertain future and a tragic present marked by mass death, we discuss the brutal nonchalance of the Trump administration’s kleptocratic core. Counter to everyone else in the US, the Trump Crime Cult is not acting as if they’re unsure of what the future holds. They appear very assured of their future. They are behaving, in fact, like people who knew this was coming.
We discuss the exploitation of the crisis by the Trump regime, their ominous long-term plans to remain in DC while they let New Yorkers die,Continue reading
Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, joins economist Robert Reich to talk about how corporate philanthropy is BS, and how this pandemic could be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to upend the oligarchy.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has tested positive for COVID-19, was admitted to the hospital late Sunday. The prime minister has been in isolation at his residence next door to 10 Downing Street. The government says Johnson is running a high temperature and that the hospitalization is precautionary.
Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote joins Hari Sreenivasan from London with more.
Hear the report at NPR British PM Boris Johnson hospitalized with COVID-19
This storm will pass. But the choices we make now could change our lives for years to come
“In the days ahead, each one of us should choose to trust scientific data and healthcare experts over unfounded conspiracy theories and self-serving politicians…”
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