Economists from leading universities have signed an open letter to decision-makers urging them to scale back reopening in states that fail to meet public health benchmarks, saying the economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus will continue as long as the virus goes uncontained.
For many students, a return to school this fall means a return to online learning, but with schools across the country facing computer shortages, students are at risk of being left out. Repairing and refurbishing existing computers could help pare down the shortage — but repairs can be made unnecessarily difficult, or even impossible, by manufacturer restrictions.
More than 1,000 health professionals have signed an open letter urging President Trump and state governors to save lives by reinstating stay-at-home orders, ramping up testing capacity, and increasing production of personal protective equipment.
U.S. PIRG Zero Waste Campaign Director Alex Truelove (pictured here on Earth Day 2019) led a day of action in support of the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act. Hundreds of coalition partner members and supporters called and emailed their U.S. representatives, urging them to support this sweeping bill to reduce plastic waste.
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In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.