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Daily Archives: April 21, 2020

U.S. Views of China Increasingly Negative Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Pew Survey – Republicans more negative than Democrats toward China, though unfavorable ratings have climbed among both parties – “Since President Donald Trump took office in 2017, his approach to U.S.-China relations has included increased pressure via tariffs and trade war rhetoric, and now, with the onset of an unprecedented pandemic, the stage has been… Continue Reading

Senate Intel Releases New Report on Intel Community Assessment of Russian Interference

“Today, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) released a new report, titled “Review of the Intelligence Community Assessment,” the fourth and penultimate volume in the Committee’s bipartisan Russia investigation. The latest installment examines the sources, tradecraft, and analytic work behind the 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA) that… Continue Reading

Can OSHA Protect Coronavirus Whistleblowers?

National Law Review – “As the nation debates when millions of employees should return to work despite the risk being infected with COVID-19, the grim reality of worker safety laws must be addressed.   The primary law requiring a safe working environment is the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). As reported by the Washington… Continue Reading

Israeli survivors remember Holocaust amid virus quarantine

JERUSALEM (AP) — “With the global coronavirus pandemic ravaging the elderly, Israel’s aging population of Holocaust survivors finds itself on the country’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day this year much like they were during World War II — alone and in fear of the unknown. Some survivors say the current isolation and sense of danger has… Continue Reading