The elderly in US care institutions are dying disproportionately from Covid-19. The pandemic has revealed the extent to which their wellbeing and safety have been sacrificed by an industry that prioritizes profit and influence.
The Senate and the White House have finally managed to negotiate a record $2-trillion stimulus aid package to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak. But the money may well be too little too late.
Trump has been tearing up treaties since taking office, from halting negotiations on the TPP to NAFTA, but his latest threat to pull out of the nuclear deal, negotiated by President Reagan in the 80s, may be his biggest mistake.
Republicans in Congress, and a pair of Norwegian parliamentarians seek to further tarnish Nobel's peace prize by nominating Trump. 'President Donald Trump receives a Nobel Peace Prize!' - I suppose it could happen.
With a White House riven by policy feuds, Trump has been tearing up agreements and treaties right and left, as well as threating military action and sanctions. This has left its allies wondering if the US is, in fact, an ally.
Seeking a trade war and needing Beijing’s help with North Korea, Trump meanwhile has the US Navy challenging China in Taiwan and the South China Sea, leaving observers and his own staff wondering what he’s thinking.