NYC Ebola Doctor Who Trump Blasted 6 Years Ago Fires Back Over Risk of Spreading Virus

NYC Ebola Doctor Who Trump Blasted 6 Years Ago Fires Back Over Risk of Spreading Virus Craig Spencer was NYC’s first Ebola case during a 2014 outbreak, drawing Trump’s Twitter ire, and now the doctor is responding in kind Doctor de Nueva York que Trump criticó hace 6 años contraataca por riesgo de propagación delContinue reading “NYC Ebola Doctor Who Trump Blasted 6 Years Ago Fires Back Over Risk of Spreading Virus”

Republicans gripped by dread as multiple crises swirl

The virus has forced six Republican senators — three of whom have tested positive for Covid — into quarantine for at least two weeks. El virus ha obligado a seis senadores republicanos, tres de los cuales dieron positivo por Covid, a estar en cuarentena durante al menos dos semanas. Dos de ellos, Thom Tillis yContinue reading “Republicans gripped by dread as multiple crises swirl”

Coronavirus worsens food insecurity in Puerto Rico—amid a looming loss of federal funds

Coronavirus worsens food insecurity in Puerto Rico—amid a looming loss of federal funds Nearly half of the island’s population, including 300,000 children, stand to lose nutrition assistance aid as families grapple with drastic unemployment rates. El coronavirus agrava la inseguridad alimentaria en Puerto Rico, en medio de una inminente pérdida de fondos federales Casi laContinue reading “Coronavirus worsens food insecurity in Puerto Rico—amid a looming loss of federal funds”

“Absolutely Inundated”: Teachers Say Demands Of Remote Learning Are Overwhelming NYC DOE Tech Support

“Teachers we spoke to say submitting a request for help is easy, but actually getting the problem fixed takes far took long. In some cases, it can take weeks to have a repair request fulfilled, leaving students in the lurch, teachers to resolve the problem themselves or call the help desk — something they’re notContinue reading ““Absolutely Inundated”: Teachers Say Demands Of Remote Learning Are Overwhelming NYC DOE Tech Support”

Ginsburg’s Death A ‘Pivot Point’ For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say : Death Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Now, with a vacancy on the court left by Ginsburg’s death, President Trump appears poised to name his third Supreme Court nominee in less than four years — tilting the court even further to the right than its 5-4 conservative majority that existed until Friday. Ginsburg’s Death A ‘Pivot Point’ For Abortion Rights, Advocates SayContinue reading “Ginsburg’s Death A ‘Pivot Point’ For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say : Death Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg”

NYC to Allow Indoor Dining in Restaurants at 25 Percent Capacity

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that restaurants can open for indoor service at 25 percent capacity, starting on Sept. 30. NYC to Allow Indoor Dining in Restaurants at 25 Percent Capacity – The New York Times Pre-pandemic photo of Queens, NY restaurant last year, photo taken by this writer.

Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.

The concert world as a whole is in crisis, but perhaps no genre is as vulnerable as jazz, which depends on a fragile ecosystem of performance venues. Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future. – The New York Times Small jazz venues in New York City might not survive the pandemic. PhotoContinue reading “Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.”