COVID Disaster and US Family Life in Trump Capitalism - Part 1

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By Democracy at Work - Dr. Harriet Fraad and Julianna Forlano, Democracy at Work - Dr. Harriet Fraad, and Julianna Forlano. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

On this show, Dr. Fraad talks about the way the Corona Virus is managed in the US and the terrible hardship it has caused for American families. US families are trapped with added responsibilities and no help or money. For the 1% Covid-19 is an interference but not a tragedy. Their lives proceed with fine take out food delivered, expensive virtual tutoring and in place nannies and maids.They may decamp to the safer shores of the Hamptons.Here class is a matter of potential life or death. Women and children are particularly burdened and potentially endangered. There are sensible ways out.

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