U.S. Billionaire Wealth Surged Since The Start Of The Pandemic [Infographic]

Since the start of the pandemic, collective U.S. billionaire wealth has surged by more than $584 billion, while $6.5 trillion in household wealth has disappeared.


-Forbes; 6/22/2020

The Trump Administration Paid Millions for Test Tubes—and Got Unusable Mini Soda Bottles

The plastic tubes supplied for coronavirus testing by Fillakit, a first-time federal contractor with a sketchy owner, don’t even fit the racks used to analyze samples.


-Mother Jones; 6/21/2020

EPA drops regulation for contaminant linked to infant brain damage

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ended an Obama-era drive to regulate a widespread contaminant in drinking water linked to brain damage in infants. The agency rejected warnings that the move will mean lower IQs for an unknown number of American newborns.


-PBS; 6/18/2020

Trump administration won’t say who got $511 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus loans


-Washington Post; 6/11/2020

Mnuchin Says Names of Small-Business Borrowers Won’t Be Released


-Bloomberg; 6/11/2020

Trump Administration Refuses To Disclose Which Businesses Received $500 Billion In Government Bailout

The move will prevent oversight of 4.5 million businesses that took a government Paycheck Protection Program loan. One critic called it “unconscionable, jaw-dropping corruption.”


-Huffington Post; 6/11/2020