As the COVID-19 pandemic spread throughout the country this spring, the Census Bureau introduced a contingency plan that accounted both for the difficulties of census-taking during a pandemic and the Bureau’s constitutional and statutory obligation to achieve a fair and accurate count.
General DeJoy recently, and just months before the November 3rdGeneral Election, decided to implement changes at the USPS without first seeking authority from the Postal Commission, and despite acknowledging that the service reductions would result in “mail left behind."
When the courts reopened, July 6, after weeks of closure prompted by COVID-19, the presiding judge of the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, began implementing a range of health and safety measures recommended by the Los Angeles County public defender and endorsed by the Board of Supervisors.
Instead of living up to the city’s progressive values, Mayor Garcetti has continuously favored the Democratic Party’s pro-corporate stances that foster gentrification and amplify the already deep- seated financial and socioeconomic inequality in Los Angeles.
“I would rather see that than a statement on Black Lives Matter, because Black Lives Matter is quite comprehensive in terms of what it aims to do and so selling products is really not part of Black Lives Matter’s platform,” Dr. Donna Nicol said.
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