In its destruction of American lives, treasure and well-being, this pandemic marks the greatest failure of U.S. governance since Vietnam.
Wajahat Ali.@NickKristof does an excellent job here tracing the epic failure of leadership that has so far cost over 220,000 lives. So much could have been avoided.
America and the Virus: ‘A Colossal Failure of Leadership’
The health law had slipped in voter priorities, but the Supreme Court vacancy and November arguments in a case challenging its constitutionality, have given the Affordable Care Act new urgency.
Wajahat AliThis is death for Republicans. Trump has again promised to repeal Obamacare and he has no replacement plan. 21 million will lose insurance during a pandemic. And Amy Coney Barrett wants to dismantle it.
Video testimony from two soldiers supports widespread accusations that Myanmar’s military tried to eradicate the ethnic minority in a genocidal campaign.
Wajahat AliEthnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims and the world didn't care.
“We wiped out about 20 villages,” he said in video testimony, adding that he dumped the bodies of ethnic Rohingya in a mass grave.
The ex-White House spokesperson said she and Josh Raffel later became close friends
Wajahat AliJust sharing this again because...wow. Also the rampant anti Semitism in the right wing that just gets a convenient pass.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls former White House colleague a ‘foulmouthed Jew’ in memoir
The Justice Department today announced a federal criminal complaint charging Michael Robert Solomon, 30, and Benjamin Ryan Teeter, 22, with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization (Hamas).
Wajahat AliHas Trump, Barr or Republicans talked about this today? Members of the Boogaloo Boys also killed 2 cops in California earlier in the summer.
Two Self-Described “Boogaloo Bois” Charged with Attempting to Provide Material Support to Hamas
Wajahat AliHe won't leave. He'll contest the election. It's about January 20th & making sure the majority get him out. Regardless, a third of this country will call it a Deep State plot. There will be violence. I hope I'm wrong.
We Will Emerge is a project bringing together 111 writers, activists, academics, poets, and public servants to imagine a blueprint for a post-COVID America.
Wajahat AliIf you want some hope, I'd like to share the WE WILL EMERGE project. We brought together over 111 writers to imagine how we as America can confront the pandemic, white supremacy, police brutality, a corrupt Presidency and, hopefully, emerge better.
Wajahat AliSharing this great project again. For WE WILL EMERGE, over 100 writers contributed mini-essays imagining how America will emerge from the pandemic, this corrupt Presidency & our ongoing reckoning with white supremacy. If you have a few moments, dive in: pen.org/we-will-emerge 1/
"Statistically, my brown son is more likely to commit a violent offense over my white sons," anti-abortion activist Abby Johnson said in a YouTube video earlier this year.
Wajahat AliAbby Johnson, who said she's so appalled by racism, said it would be smart to racially profile her biracial son. Awesome, Republicans.
An RNC Speaker Said Cops Would Be 'Smart' to Racially Profile Her Own Son vice.com/en_us/article/… via @vice