Isabella Robinson

06/01/20

Unsilenced

the sun is setting on Minneapolis

as elsewhere we await the call

police precincts are up in flames

but their pillars still stand tall

as a house of cards

built on the broken promise of Liberty & Justice For All Except Us

so intrinsically broken that you ain’t…

West Virginia workers facing unemployment struggle to receive financial assistance

Screenshot courtesy of Michelle Welsh

Across the country, working-class Americans, seemingly abandoned by the federal government, are struggling to deal with the financial fallouts of the coronavirus pandemic. In West Virginia, many workers have been left confused and unable to pay their bills as they anxiously await the arrival of missing unemployment checks.

Inside a community’s struggle for safe water and food amid a global pandemic

Crises are compounding for the people of Paden City, West Virginia, a small town of around 3,000, where residents already were living under a state of emergency because of a decades-long struggle for safe drinking water before Gov. Jim Justice’s March 16 statewide declaration in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

“…like putting a Band-Aid on a gunshot wound”

Workers in West Virginia who have found themselves amongst the record numbers of Americans filing for unemployment amid the coronavirus pandemic in recent weeks say they feel abandoned by a government hell-bent on bailing out massive corporations instead of supporting working people.

Why winning over undecided voters is a good — not a bad — thing for a political campaign (obviously).

As videos surfaced in recent weeks of Joe Rogan’s unofficial endorsement of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for president, shameless neoliberals and other confused Democrats, left-leaning voters, failed consultants and media propagandists have ratcheted up their bad-faith smears of the most populist campaign in American history tenfold.

While the Sanders campaign…

West Virginia Cemetery Preservation Association, Inc.

Each Sunday and each Wednesday of every week, his grandparents took him and his older sister to the small white church atop the hill across town to learn about God. …

Douglas J Harding

from W.V. Contributing news editor for MU’s The Parthenon, formerly @ Herald-Dispatch. “The truth is weirder than any fiction I’ve seen,” -Hunter S. Thompson

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