coronavirus

BLOG: Trump’s War on Watchdogs

BLOG: Trump’s War on Watchdogs

Donald Trump does not care for dogs, but he especially dislikes watchdogs. More than being the only modern President without a pet dog, his real phobia is about discordant messages emanating from the federal bureaucracy. Particularly irksome are critical reports from...
BLOG: COVID-19 Power Grab

BLOG: COVID-19 Power Grab

Last week, President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus bill meant to help Americans get through the COVID-19 crisis. From hospitals to small businesses to working Americans, the bill appropriated billions to different sectors of America that have been decimated...

NRC Stages Swift Sweeping Rollback During Pandemic

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 2, 2020 Contact: Jeff Ruch (510) 213-7028; Kirsten Stade kstade@peer.org Vast Amounts of Rad Waste Slated for Disposal by Unlicensed Operators Washington, DC — As the nation is focused on the coronavirus pandemic, the Nuclear...
PEERMail: Anti-Science Agenda Getting a Green Light

PEERMail: Anti-Science Agenda Getting a Green Light

Much of the world is shocked by the botched response of the United States to the coronavirus outbreak. Responsibility for this fiasco lies with President Trump and politicians like Senate leader Mitch McConnell who have a long history working feverishly to gut funding...
BLOG: How Mitch McConnell Gutted the Pandemic Response

BLOG: How Mitch McConnell Gutted the Pandemic Response

On March 23, Sen. Mitch McConnell took the Senate floor to excoriate opponents who were trying to amend the COVID-19 bill to include accountability and transparency measures, including an independent oversight board, and an elimination of a provision in the bill that...