As essential grocery workers are spending their time ringing customers up, restocking the shelves and working through this pandemic, many of them have been receiving additional pay – sometimes called “hero pay” – to compensate for the health risks they have had to take on the job over the past weeks.
As many are urging for the economy to re-open amid the coronavirus pandemic, government officials are facing additional pressures to follow through with these demands.
With the postponement of graduation ceremonies to a TBD time, come several questions pertaining to how and when the University will be able to hold the event.
A slew of protests have begun against state-wide stay at home orders as many protestors claim the mandates are both unconstitutional and unnecessary when in reality these stay at home orders are quite literally the difference between life and death for many when it comes to flattening the curve amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to relax enforcement of countless environmental restrictions in the past month is the latest of a long list of ill-fated deregulations under the Donald Trump administration and is a move that is certain to make the planet’s climate crisis even worse.
The ability to vote by mail, which has long been a feature of California elections, has become needed nationwide more than ever during this time of social distancing. However, numerous states have not fully implemented this process, causing many voters to be left facing a decision between their right to vote and risking their health.
As many cities, states and countries continue to urge their citizens to stay at home during the global coronavirus pandemic there has been a resulting spike in domestic abuse worldwide.
The United States currently holds the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world and that number is growing by the day, making it dire that we all treat this pandemic with serious precautionary measures before it is too late.
It’s easy for the global COVID-19 pandemic to instill a negative and gloomy outlook, but some people have started embracing this as a time for unity and building prosperity rather than contributing to the spread of fear and paranoia.
The alleged racially motivated incidents and apparent hate crimes that occurred last spring left us feeling hurt and raw.