with Richard D. Wolff
RT America on Mar 9, 2020
Economist and founder of Democracy at Work Dr. Richard Wolff and broadcasting legend Larry King join Rick Sanchez to weigh in on Wall Street’s terrifying Monday plunge, the worst since 2008. They explain the link between oil exploration and extraction and the debt that fuels it. They also discuss the role of the coronavirus outbreak in the economic crisis and its likely influence on US politics.
Oil Crisis on Wall Street! What is going on?
with Caleb Maupin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 10, 2020
Caleb Maupin on Mar 9, 2020
Caleb Maupin is a radical journalist and political analyst who resides in New York City. Originally from Ohio, he studied political science at Baldwin-Wallace College. In addition to his journalism, analysis, and commentary, he has engaged in political activism. He was involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement from its planning stages in August of 2011. He has worked against police brutality, mass incarceration, and imperialist war. He works to promote revolutionary ideology, and to support all who fight against the global system of monopoly capitalist imperialism. Visit his website and Facebook Page. His books are listed on his website.
USA: Sanders slams Trump’s alleged “natural ability” to understand coronavirus
Ruptly on Mar 10, 2020
US Senator and democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called for a “100 percent non-political task force” to avoid a major coronavirus outbreak in the US as he called US President Donald Trump’s claim to have a “natural ability” to understand the crisis as “reckless” at a roundtable about the virus in Detroit on Monday.
“Trump, I think, is quoted as saying that he has a natural, quote on quote, ‘a natural ability’ to understand the coronavirus and that that virus will end by April. Donald Trump does not have a natural ability to understand the coronavirus and his reckless statements are confusing people in this country and all over the world,” said Sanders.
“What I think frightens the American people is that today we have a president of the United States who does not even recognise the reality of climate change. let alone understanding that we have got to work with the entire global community to address this crisis.”
The Senator called for the US administration to “make sure that every person living in this country, right now, including the undocumented” are able to go to a doctor or hospital without having to worry about costs “in order to determine their health status.”
On Monday Trump announced he would be speaking with lawmakers including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss measures to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Confirmed coronavirus cases topped 700 in 36 US states, killing at least 26, amid a global outbreak exceeding 114,500 cases and over 4,000 deaths as of Tuesday.
Addressing Coronavirus Outbreak: Public Health Roundtable In Detroit with Bernie Sanders (full video; starts at 46:14 minutes in)
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