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Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the Disintegration of American Democracy" and "Killing Time: An Investigation into the Death Penalty Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal"). His latest book, coauthored with Barbara Olshanshky, is "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office (St. Martin's Press, May 2006).

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Coming soon to a city near you: scenes of a depression, From YouTubeVideos
(14 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 2, 2020
Huge layoffs = major recession; Raging infections and deaths = major epidemic: This Crisis Won't Be Short Wth record job losses over the past two weeks likely just the tip of he huge iceberg headed our way, and with Coronavirus infections and death counts soaring, TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff says we're likely headed an epic recession or more likely a depression. This won't end soon.
USS Theodore Roosevelt - BigStick., From WikimediaPhotos
(22 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 30, 2020
Trillions for war, nothing for beds, masks, tests and ventilators: We Have Met the Enemy and It's a Tiny Virus The take-down of both aircraft carriers supporting the US Navy's Pacific Fleet by the COVID-19 coronavirus is a metaphor for the groww misallocation of US funding for arms over real national security for the American peole, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff
NYC in lockdown from the caronavirus epidemi, From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 25, 2020
US at a critical juncture: Facing Two Epidemics, Covid-19 and Soaring Joblessness The US is really dealing with two pandemics: one involving the COVID-19 Caronavirus, and the other a tsunami of joblessness caused by a necessary lockdown of most of the population and the closing of most business activity. The two are intimately related, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff. If one isn't stopped, the other cannot be.
Nurse Knowledge Exchange: Critical Care Nurse Knowledge Exchange, also known as change of shift report, is a real time exchange of information that promotes accountability and teamwork between ..., From YouTubeVideos
(23 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Epidemic Epistle: A Triage Crisis is Coming, and This Time It's Personal in the first installment of this 'Epidemic Epistle," a CORVID-19 'diary' by brothers Dave and Gary LIndorff in, Dave write that as hospitals are overrun with coronavirus cases, and have to turn to triage to decide who gets life-saving ventilators, he will be one of the ones left without that help.
Several Pennsylvania Schools Closing For Sanitizing Over Coronavirus Concerns All Norristown and Upper Merion District schools will be closed on Tuesday., From YouTubeVideos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 13, 2020
Locked down in Montgomery County, PA: We Have Met the Enemy, But It May Turn Out to Be Not a Virus But Us The author TCBHQ journalist Dave Lindorff writes from his home in Montgomery Co., PA, where Gov. Wolf has declared a lockdown calling the county "the epicenter of the pandemic." He says the enemy may not be the virus, but we who have made a disfunctional society ideal for the spread of such a deadly virus.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 12, 2020
Bernie Goes Full FDR in National Address on the COVID-17 Pandemic and Suddenly, Too Briefly, He's the President We Need Bernie Sanders gave a presidential-looking speach about the coronavirus crisis and was as good as FDR. Anyone seeing him here would say "THAT's" the President, not Trump or Biden. This video needs to go, you'll pardon the expression, VIRAL, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff.
Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 12, 2020
Action needed on testing and care for all: Eyes Wide Shut Not Intelligent Policy or Personal Response to Deadly Pandemic The US is banning travel from European countries that are doing a better job of fighting the COVID-19 virus pandemic than the US. Meanwhile in the US, public schools nearly all remain open, testing kits are almost unavailable and hospitals aren't going to be able to handle the crush of patients soon to come, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorf
Philadelphia VA Hospital, From InText
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 7, 2020
Urgent message to Sanders: Bernie! Call for Immediate Expansion of Medicare to All Americans to Combat the Coronavirus Bernie has a chance to turn his campaign around by acting presidential and demanding Medicare be made available to all uninsured Americans NOW to prevent a coronavirus pandemic, writes TCBH journalist Dave LIndorff
The Panic Buying Begin's As Costco Shelves Stripped In NYC, San Francisco, Seattle, Hawaii etc... This has begun to escalate quickly as panic buying hits the US beginning at Costco, Sam's club, and other box stores across several major US cities including, From YouTubeVideos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 6, 2020
US woefully unprepared: With Looming Coronavirus Pandemic About to Hit the US, It's Time to Think Outside the Box The US health system and employment rules that have most workers without sick leave or sick pay is a disaster when a pandemic strikes. We need free testing, free care for coronavirus-infected people, and should open the VA Health system to care for pandemic victims, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Warren, Sanders appear to break nonaggression pact prior to debate Elizabeth Warren claims that he told her in 2018 a woman couldn't win the presidential election and that his current campaign volunteers are trashing her to ..., From YouTubeVideos
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Party leaders are at war with Sanders: The Answer? Warren Ends Her Campaign and Sanders Names Her as VP Choice The road ahead for progressives requires that Warren give up a campaign that is stuck with no way forward, and endorse Sanders. He can repay her by naming her his VP choice bringing her supporters--and delegates-- on board, writes TCBH journalist Dave Lindorff. It's the only hope for a progressive presidential candidate at this point.
Elizabeth Warren attacks 'arrogant billionaire' Michael Bloomberg over treatment of women | NBC News Sen. Elizabeth Warren challenged Mayor Mike Bloomberg on his comments about women at the start of the Democratic Debate in Las Vegas.  ? Subscribe to ..., From YouTubeVideos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 26, 2020
An Edsel or a Pinto?: Billionaire Bloomberg is Proving No Amount of Advertising Can Sell a Flawed Product Bloomberg, for all the money he's spending on advertising -- over half a billion dollars and (not) counting so far -- to win the Democratic presidential nomination, is not doing so well. In fact he may not even win enough votes in California next week to earn a single delegate, writes TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff.
Medicare for All rally, From FlickrPhotos
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 24, 2020
Saying Government-Funded Healthcare's Too Costly is Nuts"Unless You Think the US Uniquely Can't Do It The attack on Sanders' signature proposal -- expanded Medicare for All-- has begun and the propaganda is both clumsily fraudulent and ugly, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Sanders will need to address it head on, and to make clear that the program is linked to massively cutting military spending.
Bloomberg Called Bernie a Communist in the Nevada debate. His '50s McCarthyism didn't go over well (click image to play), From YouTubeVideos
(17 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 21, 2020
No brokered convention!: If Sanders Wins a Big Plurality of Delegates, He Must Be the Democratic Presidential Nominee Bloomberg and the DNC are plotting to steal the nomination from Sanders if he wins a huge plurality of the primary delegates but comes up with less than an absolute majority. Progressives need to say, "Not this time!" Steal the nomination from Sanders and we're gone!" writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Expand Social Security Press Conference, From FlickrPhotos
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 16, 2020
Truly Remaking Social Security is the Key to Having a Livable Society in the US Reforming and expanding Social Security to make up for the loss of pensions and unions is a key to making the US a more humane and livable country. We get there by raising benefits, making healthcare a right with Medicare for All, by making college free to all who want it, and by slashing military spending, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. It's all a package. That's social democracy!
Chris Matthews compares Bernie Sanders to Fidel Castro, expects executions if Bernie wins White House?!, From YouTubeVideos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 10, 2020
Executions on the National Mall? : Red-Baiting of Bernie Sanders has Started and is Already Becoming Laughable The red-baiting of Sanders has already become absurd, with MSNBC's Chris Matthews worried about Bernie executing his opponents if he wins! Remember this is coming from the MSM and from Sanders' own party. What does desperation smell like? asks TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
Bernie Wins Iowa! Thank you Iowa for bringing our campaign to victory! We are well-positioned to win the Democratic nomination and defeat the most dangerous president in the ..., From YouTubeVideos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 7, 2020
Sanders Wins as the Democratic Party Leadership Has Done the Impossible, Disgracing Itself! Faced with sabatoge, incompetence and corruption from the Democratic Establishment, the DNC and its chair Tom Perez, and cheating and lying by his opponent, Goldman Sachs candidate Buttigieg, Sanders wins the popular vote decisively in Iowa. Now on to New Hampshire to face more subversion head on.
Coding Failure Blamed For Iowa Caucus Result Delays Earlier, the Democratic Party says both the new app used to relay caucus results to the party failed, and the back-up phone reporting system also failed, Michael ..., From YouTubeVideos
(26 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Campaign's on to deny Sanders the Dem nomination: The Iowa Caucus is Corrupt and the Whole Process Stinks to Hell Was the Iowa Caucus fiasco Hillary's revenge? It turns out that the DNC secretly give the contract for a smartphone app to count caucus votes to Shadow Inc., a shady outfit run by top veterans of the discredited 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign. How could this be, aske TCBH! journalist Dave LIndorff. It's like including the CIA director JFK fired to investigate Kennedy's assassination. Oh yeah, they did that.
Image from Twitter User nixitywastaken, From TwitterPhotos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Advice from a Boomer:Wake Up You Older Voters Backing Biden! He's Going After Your (and Your Grandkids') Social Security Pollsters report that older people, above 65 and even older are still favoring Biden, but 70-year-old TCBH! journalist wonders why? If their big issue is Social Security, they're betting on the wrong horse, he says, because Biden has been working with Republicans to cut benefits, not protect them.
Trump attacks Marie Yovanovitch on Twitter as she testifies during impeachment hearings President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, as she testified in a public impeachment hearing in the ..., From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 25, 2020
Trump Talks Like a Mafia Don on Tape Calling for Removal of Ukraine Ambassador Trump's mob hit language, like "Take her out!," even if not actually a call to whack a US ambassador in Ukraine, could have let to such a hit, given the gangs in that corrupt nation looking to please the US president, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff
The long stymied Equal Rights Amendment is much closer, but will still require the kind of militant struggle by women and the men who support their demands that we saw fighting for it in the 1970s. Now is the time!, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 16, 2020
Did you feel the Earth move?: Virginia Becomes Needed 28th State to Ratify the ERA! In a major breakthrough, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the ERA, meeting the Constitution's requirement for adoption of the amendment of 3/4 of the state legislatures, writes TCBH! journalist Dave Lindorff. Immediately, Trump's Justice Dept. said it doesn't matter since a Congressional deadline of '982 already passed. See you in court...

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