Post Tagged with: "COVID"

Human Rights Watch: Online Learning Products Enabled Surveillance of Children

  The overwhelming majority of education technology (EdTech) products endorsed by 49 governments of the world’s most populous countries and analyzed by Human Rights Watch appear to have surveilled or had the capacity to surveil children in ways that risked or infringed on their rights, Human Rights Watch said today.[Read More…]

by July 16, 2022

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Expands Eligibility for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose to Children 5 through 11 Years

  From The US Federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA.Gov) Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to individuals 5 through 11 years of age at least five months[Read More…]

by May 17, 2022

Chas Calenda: Governor McKee Admits Enforcement Of Masking Rules Are “Arbitrary”! Plus Legal Words Of Wisdom About Covid Task Force Inspectors

Arbitrary Enforcement Of Regulations One does not give up their right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures under the 4th Amendment of the US Constitution and Article I, Section 6 of the Rhode Island Constitution simply because the Governor has declared a state of emergency. Particularly in light[Read More…]

by December 18, 2021

CDC Statement on B.1.1.529 – Omicron

  From The Center For Disease Control On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified a new variant, B.1.1.529, as a Variant of Concern and has named it Omicron. No cases of this variant have been identified in the U.S. to date. CDC is following the details of this new variant, first reported to the WHO by South Africa. We are grateful to the South African government[Read More…]

by November 27, 2021

ACLU Suit Against RI DLT Ends With Detailed Settlement Over Unemployment Benefit Freezes

The RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) has agreed to take numerous steps to prevent a repeat of last year’s debacle when thousands of residents had their unemployment insurance benefit payments unexpectedly frozen without any notice or explanation. The settlement comes today in a lawsuit filed by ACLU of[Read More…]

by November 4, 2021

The State Responds! Mandatory School Masking: Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel McKee et al – PC-2021-05915

For Your At Home Legal Analysis: The State’s Closing Argument-As To Why An Injunction Should Not Be Issued Against The “Masking” Order!   Independent Media relies on the generosity of viewers & sponsors. In this chaotic year, the most often heard feedback we receive? We. Ask. The. Questions. Help The[Read More…]

by November 2, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Additional Actions on the Use of a Booster Dose for COVID-19 Vaccines

    Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took action to expand the use of a booster dose for COVID-19 vaccines in eligible populations. The agency is amending the emergency use authorizations (EUA) for COVID-19 vaccines to allow for the use of a single booster dose as follows: The[Read More…]

by October 20, 2021

A Compendium: Videos From Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel McKee et al – PC-2021-05915 AKA Mandatory Masking On Trial

Rhode Island Department of Health Medical Director Dr. James McDonald Testimony in Rhode Island Superior Court, October 19, 2021 Raw Testimony: Tue October 19 Part 1 Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel McKee et al – PC-2021-05915 Raw Testimony: Tue October 19 Part 2 Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel[Read More…]

by October 20, 2021

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council Members Launch COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

City of Providence allocates $7 million of Rescue Plan funding for small business microgrants From The Office Of Mayor Jorge Elorza: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (ward 7), Council Finance Chair Jo-Ann Ryan (ward 5), and the Providence City Council today launched the City of[Read More…]

by October 18, 2021

Denied Access To The Redistricting Commission Hearing Due To COVID Mandates, Representative Place Issues Statement

Rhode Island State Representative David J. Place offers the following statement regarding his denial to participate in tonight’s General Assembly Reapportionment Commission Hearings (redistricting): “My concerns regarding vaccine passport mandates are well documented in my public comments, in anti-vax passport legislation I submitted, and in bipartisan anti-vax passport legislation I[Read More…]

by September 30, 2021