Covid is facing a resurgence in the US, and so is Trumpian politics | Robert Reich

Despair is worse immediately after hope is briefly ignited. I really do not know about you, but I was elated previously this spring when it appeared as if Trump and Covid were gone, and Biden appeared amazingly in a position and keen to get the country rapidly back on track.

Now considerably is sliding backwards. It’s not Biden’s fault it’s Trump’s legacy.

The new Delta pressure of the virus calls for, according to the CDC, that we go back again to carrying masks inside of in public destinations where by the virus is surging, even if we’re absolutely inoculated.

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Jair Bolsonaro is facing a political reckoning in Brazil. How far will it go?

The panelaços — the banging of pots and pans — became a socially distanced way for Brazilians to protest President Jair Bolsonaro during the pandemic. But last weekend, a year into a prolonged coronavirus crisis, hundreds of thousands marched in more than 200 cities across Brazil to demand Bolsonaro’s impeachment.

Signs bore slogans, such as “fora Bolsonaro” (“Bolsonaro out”) and “genocida,” a reference to Bolsonaro’s mismanagement of the pandemic, which has left more than 460,000 Brazilians dead, one of the worst death rates in the world.

Protesters blame Bolsonaro for it. Their case is now being backed up by

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