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US elections explainer How to make sense of US elections

Who elects the US president? Are there only two candidates? What are the key issues? Here are some important questions about the US elections

Latest US poll stunt proves Uber, Lyft are their own worst political enemies

Ride-hailing has been popular and seemingly has potential, but the public must insist that these companies not profit by shifting all the risk onto their workers and hurting the environment

After mass resistance, NYC Mayor halts moving homeless out of Upper West Side

The homeless in NYC’s Upper West Side (UWS) were being forced out of their accommodations because of the thinly veiled class hatred of the residents of the area

COVID-19 vaccine: Emergency use authorization?

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath talks about the decision of the US Food and Drug Administration to declare September 3 as the potential target date for the release of a vaccine for COVID-19

COVID-19: How and why India is losing the battle

Despite the pandemic’s late entry into the country and younger population, on several counts, India is steadily losing the battle against the coronavirus

The pandemic has severely weakened US credibility

In the third part of our conversation with Charles Xu from the Qiao Collective, Xu talks about the rising Sinophobia in the US, particularly after the COVID-19 outbreak.

US elections could call into question fundamentals of democracy

Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the nomination of Kamala Harris as the vice-presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, as well as issues around voter suppression and fraud

What’s common to three Covid kings – US, Brazil and India?

These three countries with over a million COVID-19 cases each, led by men who came to power in a very similar manner, also followed similar stumbling paths, making the same kind of mistakes

US quitting WHO will hit global responses to pandemics, vaccine development

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the US decision to leave the World Health Organization. He points out that this is yet another instance of US exceptionalism and describes how the country iis one of the largest beneficiaries of WHO’s vaccine program.

Corporate interests are determining US response to COVID-19

Dr. Hani Serag of the People’s Health Movement talks about the huge number of COVID-19 cases that are being reported across the US.

Big 5 of COVID: Guess what is common to these top affected countries

The US, Brazil, Russia, India and the United Kingdom have larger than life leaders, but the pandemic has exposed their flaws, at great cost

The people’s uprising against racism in the United States

Why are there so many people in the United States who understand they have nothing to lose? Why are hundreds of thousands in the streets willing to risk infection and arrests, in order to join the protests?

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