Re-Count those Black and Latino votes


Fifty percent of Republican voters currently believe the 2020 Presidential Election was rigged. President Trump told us the election was rigged last spring. Earlier this week, Trump called a member of Wayne County’s Board of Canvassers after a contentious meeting in which she first refused, and then agreed, to certify election results from the state’sContinue reading “Re-Count those Black and Latino votes”

Day 5: Splash!


The drips were killing me I’m tried of the cable news pundits. I just need Pennsylvania to put him over the top. I turned off the news as I needed to pack my rental car for my Fresno trip. Cooler, my cool shades, a coat for an emergency. I’m good to go. Somewhere between myContinue reading “Day 5: Splash!”

Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February


Reuters/Mumbai At least half of India’s 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a federal government committee tasked with providing projections said on Monday. India has so far reported 7.55 million cases of the coronavirus andContinue reading “Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February”

Time’s up: After a reprieve, a wave of evictions expected across U.S.


  By: Michelle Colin and Christopher Walljasper/Reuters On Sept. 1, U.S. health officials announced they would suspend evictions across the United States to help stem further spread of the novel coronavirus. That was three days too late for Latrise Bean. About 72 hours before the declaration by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and PreventionContinue reading “Time’s up: After a reprieve, a wave of evictions expected across U.S.”

Contagious for the Win


Coming to a battleground state near you.  A President without a mask.  An event filled with hundreds possibly thousands of supporters standing shoulder to shoulder without masks in support of the President in what could be considered a Superspreader event. Superspreader Event in Iowa NEW ROCHELLE – Iona College was locked down Monday. Its classes switchedContinue reading “Contagious for the Win”

How Eating Disorders Are Impacted By Quarantine Stress & What You Can Do To Cope


By: Lesley Goth, Psy.D. Quarantine life, as we all know, contributes to higher levels of stress, isolation, depression, and anxiety, to name a just a few of the many negative consequences of COVID-19. In addition, these aftereffects also exacerbate symptoms related to eating disorders and tend to make recovery or managing an eating disorder exponentiallyContinue reading “How Eating Disorders Are Impacted By Quarantine Stress & What You Can Do To Cope”

How schools in Norway will be different when they reopen


Young pupils gather at the courtyard of their Vikåsen school in Trondheim, Norway, after the school reopened on April 27th, 2020. Photo: AFPIt’s been 21 weeks since Covid-19 caused a shutdown of the Norwegian borders and the country went into lockdown. After nine weeks of closure, schools began to reopen as a part of theContinue reading “How schools in Norway will be different when they reopen”

“How are we going to pay these bills?”: Losing income to the pandemic when medical catastrophe hits


Soledad had her hours cut in half when the pandemic hit. Then her pregnancy developed serious problems By Ela Banerjee-Soledad Castillo/Saloncom This is an excerpt from the Unheard Voices of the Pandemic series from Voice of Witness. Interview and editing by Ela Banerjee, community partnership coordinator at Voice of Witness. Soledad Castillo is a narrator inContinue reading ““How are we going to pay these bills?”: Losing income to the pandemic when medical catastrophe hits”

Russia: Paddleboarding Festival Draws Thousands in Russia (Looks like Covid-19 Disaster on Water)


                                           RUSSIAN RIVERLAUNCH GALLERY (Getty) From TMZ Russia beat the U.S. into orbit in the ’60s, and might have thought they beat us in COVID-safe fun — but looking at these images of paddleboarders packedContinue reading “Russia: Paddleboarding Festival Draws Thousands in Russia (Looks like Covid-19 Disaster on Water)”

Lyft Driver attacked, he said, he said and the dashcam


  Its was late night, early Sunday Morning in Palm Coast, Florida.  a Lyft driver was called to pick up three passengers, two adults one 7 year old child. His Side One passenger, 36 year old Travis Smith attacked the Lyft driver from the backseat while the car was in motion.  Smith said the LyftContinue reading “Lyft Driver attacked, he said, he said and the dashcam”