AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Letting factories determine their ability to provide clean air & clean water may prolong our exposure to the virus. Why relax pollution controls now? To contain contagion, we need clean and water. Why work against the health of “we the People”? Health precedes profits, especially if you want yo restart business!

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/26/climate/epa-coronavirus-pollution-rules.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Transportation systems in NY and around the Country need FederalBailout to maintain Tracks, Maintence and employment at this time. This is a perfect moment to suit up employees, have them maintain social distancing and do needed repairs.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/24/opinion/mta-new-york-transit.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Yarn Cos in conjunction with Apparel manufacturers repurpose to make Face masks. They should have 10 million by April. Cooperation & Collaboration at work to save American lives.

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AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Germany , recognizes an emergency, acts to prevent fire sale of Corporations. They will extend loans and Nationalize a portion of the Corps. Additionally, small businesses and freelancers will be propped up with loans and cash. The stimulus is 10% of GDP .

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AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Millions are laid off without a safety net. QE for those in need should have been $4500 Minimum. The working class has no cushion! Unemployment insurance is $385 & won’t cover expenses. Long lines and no severance from Industries that poured Billions in buybacks

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/19/unemployment-insurance-today-coronavirus/

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The Draft Family Leave & Benefit Plans agreed upon by Nancy Pelosi & Treasury Secretary Minuchin! Paid Family leave, unemployment insurance benefits, food stamps, easier Medicaid enrollment. This bill awaits Senate approval.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2020/03/13/paid-leave-democrats-trump-deal-coronavirus/

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Resist false reports, conspiracy theories, misinformation. It’s hard, like not touching your face when confronting contagion. Fake news & memes go viral and that’s disturbing. Truth trumps fiction. Covid 19, may not be a one off, as our planet warms, we need preparedness not fear! Viral misinformation is equally deadly many say, causing divisiveness, wars, fear. Let’s not promote fake news, there’s a tremendous downside & impact attached to misinformation. Be vigilant & be safe!

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AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Women march Sunday in Chile for Justice & equity! The human rights referendum appears on the ballot as they seek to rewrite the Constitution that supported Pinochet. WomenPower! We’re at least 50% of the population! All my best.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/06/chile-womens-day-protest

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Trump Administration EPA wants to release confidential data on human trials, concluding investigations into air & water pollution. Why destroy scientific data? The destruction of valuable data, won’t change conditions on the ground. We’re still dying from pollution and Diseases of Despair. Why be an ostrich? Are the personal profits worth the harm to the majority?

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/04/climate/trump-science-epa.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The New Stone Age in London till 5/15. Using stone to reduce our Carbon Footprint. They’re doing it in the West Bank Town , Rawabi & also in Abu Gosh. Old has become new.

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/mar/04/miracle-new-sustainable-product-revolutionising-architecture-new-stone-age