“COVID-19 is a White man’s disease. It doesn’t seem to infect Black people,” posited Jane, a community leader in New Haven, Connecticut, who had come to the U.S. as a refugee from Africa many years ago.
In what seems like the blink of an eye, the coronavirus is spreading across the country and our state rapidly, resulting in a feeling of nationwide uncertainty and fear.
We face a very challenging and dangerous time. But the long-lasting threat and damage to our families, businesses, and communities will not be from a virus or pandemic.
In a Time of Crisis, We Need to Build Upon and Protect the ACA, Not Roll Back Critical Care for Americans
As the current global health emergency underscores, access to affordable, high quality health care cannot be a privilege reserved for those of us lucky enough to have good insurance provided by our employer, it must be a right secured by policy.
The leader of Denver’s Republican Party, Kristina Cook, told fellow Republicans this week that if they “need to be vulgar, to disparage your fellow man simply because he loves another man (or she loves another woman) — either keep it to yourself or leave the party.”
A year after Trump took office, Saturday Night Live did a sketch called “What Even Matters Anymore?”