Tens of thousands of union members and other Italians gathered in Rome to stand up against rising fascism Saturday, a week after right-wing extremists forced their way into the headquarters of Italy’s most powerful labor confederation while protesting a COVID-19 certification requirement for workplaces. The head of the CGIL union confederation, Maurizio Landini, led theContinue reading “Tens of thousands demonstrate in Rome against neo-fascists”
A Brazilian Senate probe into the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic will recommend in its final report due next week that President Jair Bolsonaro face 11 criminal charges, the senator leading the inquiry said on Friday, though it remains highly unlikely that he will face a trial on any such charges. Renan Calheiros saidContinue reading “Brazil pandemic probe to recommend Bolsonaro face 11 criminal charges, senator says”
An Alaska state senator who was banned from Alaska Airlines for not wearing a mask tested positive for COVID-19. “It’s my turn to battle Covid head on,” State Sen. Lora Reinbold announced on her Facebook page Tuesday. The state senator has not been able to travel to Alaska’s capital since she was banned from theContinue reading “Alaska state senator who was banned from airline for refusing to wear a mask tests positive for COVID-19”
Victoria has become the first Australian state to require all MPs to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be barred from parliament. The Victorian parliament’s Upper House last night voted to pass a bill requiring MPs and their staff to show proof of their vaccination status or be excluded from the building. That move came as the deadlineContinue reading “Victoria the first Australian state to bar unvaccinated MPs from its parliament”
Jennifer Jenkins, Brevard County Florida School Board member, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the harassment she has faced for supporting masks and why “it only takes one person to terrorize you.”
Herschel Walker’s campaign initially tried to claim the image was “an anti-mandatory vaccination graphic.” One of the recurring features of the Trump era was for Donald Trump or one of his acolytes to say or do something in front of countless witnesses and then insist it never happened, i.e. piss on the public’s leg and tell themContinue reading “TRUMP-ENDORSED CANDIDATE RELUCTANTLY CANCELS EVENT WITH SUPPORTER WHOSE TWITTER BIO FEATURES A SWASTIKA MADE OF SYRINGES “
The Biden administration is pushing its partial vaccine mandate of large companies as anti-vaxxers push against people getting vaccinated. MSNBC’s Ari Melber discusses the rise in disturbing, partisan attacks across the country and fact-checks lies about the effectiveness of vaccines. Melber clarifies that while people have the right to say what they believe, they don’tContinue reading “‘Threats Of Violence’: Biden On Offense Amid Menacing Anti-Vaxxers – MSNBC”
John Oliver discusses how misinformation spreads among immigrant diaspora communities, how little some platforms have done to stop it, and, most importantly, how to have a very good morning.