The Young Turks
The Young Turks 23 Feb 2020

Coronavirus Spurs Racism

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Racism and the coronavirus are both spreading in the US. John Iadarola, Brett Erlich, and Jason Carter, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comments below.


US President Donald Trump and Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden have held their second and final debate less than two weeks before the election.
The threat of having their microphones muted largely deterred interruptions, making for a much less chaotic event than the first.
They still sparred about the coronavirus response, racism in the US, and accused each other of corruption.
Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Nashville, Tennessee.
US President Donald Trump and Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden have held their second and final debate, less than two weeks before the election.
The threat of having their microphones muted largely deterred interruptions - making for a less chaotic event than the first.
They still sparred about the coronavirus response, racism in America and accused each other of corruption.
So, how's Covid-19 shaping the presidential race in the US?
And is either candidate convincing?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra

Guests
Adolfo Franco, Republican Strategist and former adviser to senator John McCain
Rick Wilson, Co-Founder of The Lincoln Project
Clark Plexico, former North Carolina State Democrat Senator and elected delegate to the National Democratic Convention.
Five former CDC directors say the agency has been sidelined in the coronavirus pandemic and that science has be co-opted by politics
No one wants a second coronavirus lockdown. But the coronavirus pandemic showed us a glimpse of a less polluted world. The challenge is aiming for that, while avoiding the damage to our livelihoods and the economy. A disruption to industrial fishing has seen some fish stocks explode. Now the question is, did the lockdown show a path to a more sustainable economy and a less polluted planet?

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