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Covid Brunch

By mike flugennockSunday - July 5th, 2020Categories: Economy, Health Care, Trumpism, coronavirus

Here in Washington, DC, we’re in Phase II of Pretending It’s All Over And Everything’s OKthat is, “reopening the economy”. Right about now, some restaurants are re-opening for socially-distanced dine-in — meaning, of course, lots of waitstaff and bartenders working for crap wages plus tips, many threatened with firing, desperately trying to avoid infection by getting themselves up like dentists in order to serve maskless, feckless, blissfully ignorant bougie America.

Yet another one inspired by this classic tweet from Benjamin Dixon:

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Tough Decisions at Tesla

By mike flugennockWednesday - May 13th, 2020Categories: Economy, Health Care, Trumpism, coronavirus

So… after a week or two of stomping his little feet and threatening to hold his breath until he turned blue, spoiled rotten rich punk Elon Musk re-opened his Tesla plant in California in defiance of that state’s “stay-at-home” order, because he couldn’t stand to lose a penny of profit on his overpriced electric hot rods.

Subsequently, this past Tuesday, Sputnik International published this report on the situation headlined Tesla Workers Faced With Tough Decisions as Elon Musk Re-Opens California Factory

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Capitalism is the Pandemic

By mike flugennockMonday - April 20th, 2020Categories: 2020 Election, Economy, Health Care, Trumpism, coronavirus, elections, environment

One in solidarity with the May Day strikes coming up, inspired by this graffiti in Chicago spotted about a week and a half ago.

Special thanks to @redfishstream on Twitter.

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