The battle against the coronavirus pandemic got some good news today from Ford and GE. Reuters reports: “Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will produce 50,000 ventilators over the next 100 days at a plant in Michigan in cooperation with General Electric’s healthcare unit, and can then build 30,000 per month as needed to…

You may still be able to get a room at the famed Chateau Marmont, frequent sojourning spot for Hollywood’s celebs, but chances are the glitterati won’t be in abundant supply. And good luck finding any staff to handle your bags or bring you a drink. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has taken a devastating toll on…

Workers fighting against the deadly coronavirus pandemic got great news today. The SEIU-UHW explains in its press release: The Service Employees International Union – United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) has located 39 million critically needed N95 masks and is connecting states, counties, health systems and individual hospitals to the supplier so they can purchase them…

Even as we practice self-isolation and social distancing, the COVID-19 pandemic has also generated ways to bring us together to share comfort, resources and key information. Hundreds of people, both locally and from as far away as Honolulu, gathered via Zoom Thursday morning to attend “When The Paycheck Stops,” a webinar co-sponsored by the Los…

Lindsey Graham and other GOP senators are threatening to delay the conoranvirus relief bill. They’re not doing so because of the $500 billion slush fund for corporations. No, they love that part and all the other giveaways to corporate America. Their objection comes from the fact that unemployed workers might receive substantial unemployment benefits. Graham…

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