Democrats Ask Biden to Give Up His Unilateral Power to Launch Nukes
“Vesting one person with this authority entails real risks,” the letter said. “Past presidents threatened to attack other countries with nuclear weapons or exhibited behavior that caused other officials to express concern about the president’s judgement.”https://www.vice.com/en/article/qjp57d/democrats-ask-biden-to-give-up-his-unilateral-power-to-launch-nukeshttps://archive.is/faWLwBernie Sanders blasts Israel for sending Covid-19 vaccines to allies while ‘Palestinians are still waiting’
“As the occupying power, Israel is responsible for the health of all the people under its control. It is outrageous that Netanyahu would use spare vaccines to reward his foreign allies while so many Palestinians in the occupied territories are still waiting,” Sanders tweeted.https://on.rt.com/b2jnUS jobless claims at 730K, still high but fewest in 3 months
Jobless claims declined by 111,000 from the previous week to a seasonally adjusted 730,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. It is the lowest figure since late November and the sharpest one-week decline since August. Still, before the virus erupted in the United States last March, weekly applications for unemployment benefits had never topped 700,000.https://apnews.com/article/us-jobless-claims-730k-64da7cdf1b086486cfc018a7d914e62cOnce viewed as essential, grocery workers now treated as "expendable," union chief says
Although grocery workers don't believe they should be at the front of the line to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the union leader expressed outrage that only 13 states prioritized them at all. "That's criminal," he said. "We ought to look at the people with the most exposure." Post too long. Click here to view the full text.