I am reblogging directly and deal with the annoying black background. Lou was supposed to fix that but so far… it’s still black… what’s with that, Lou?
This is a brilliant article which, as I posted in a comment, will likely be labeled conspiracy theory. Why? Because it tells the truth and all truth is now de facto and officially a conspiracy.
APRIL 3, 2020
The poet Langston Hughes once wrote, “I wish the rent was heaven sent.” With 10 million Americans filing for unemployment benefits in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Hughes’ words resonate now more than ever. As we hurtle toward a public health and economic catastrophe, we must reckon with the sobering fact that our federal government is helmed by landlords, real estate developers, and financiers whose fortunes have been made – and whose worldview has been shaped – by years of predatory and extractive business practices. These practices prefigured the federal response to the pandemic and overdetermine the nature of the state-led economic rescue that is already underway.
Jared Kushner is widely regarded as the Trump administration’s behind-the-scenes point person on the coronavirus. Kushner, like Trump, inherited his family’s real estate…
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