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Archive for April 7th, 2020

Flattening the Crazy Curve

The Trump administration has taken the extraordinary step of announcing pollution laws will not be enforced during the pandemic. This, at the same time that we’re seeing evidence that air quality has a significant impact on coronavirus survival rates. It’s straight out of Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine, which recounts the many times throughout history that disasters have been exploited to advance a right-wing agenda.

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Jen Sorensen is a nationally-published political cartoonist. She is a 2017 Pulitzer finalist and recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.

 

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