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L.A. County Is Running "Dangerously" Low On Oxygen To Treat COVID-19

Hospitals in L.A. Country are starting to run “dangerously low on oxygen” and other supplies used for treating those with Covid, despite a seven day trend of new cases looking like it may have finally peaked.  In addition to running out of supplies, patients are waiting as long as 8 hours in ambulances before being…

Chicago City Council Member Accused Of Running ‘COVID Speakeasy’ At His Dine-In Restaurant

As Chicago slaps restaurants with fines and shutdowns for violating Democratic Gov. Pritzker’s order against dine-in eating, Chicago City Council Alderman Tom Tunney (D) has been accused of running a “COVID speakeasy” after photos emerged on a local blog of people eating inside one of his three restaurants. Of note, dine-in eating has been banned…

UK Government Running ‘Orwellian’ Unit To Block Release Of “Sensitive” Information

Authored by Peter Geoghegan, Jenna Corderoy, and Lucas Amin via openDemocracy.net, The British government has been accused of running an ‘Orwellian’ unit in Michael Gove’s office that instructs Whitehall departments on how to respond to Freedom of Information requests and shares personal information about journalists, openDemocracy can reveal today. Experts warn that the practice could be breaking the…