A funeral director in South Carolina shares what it’s like to plan socially distanced funerals.
‘We’re not treated like people. We’re numbers.’
This comic shares the experiences of someone working in Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘I have to be out there. They’re killing us.’
“Even though I don’t wanna die from COVID-19, I’d rather die fighting for a cause trying to save people’s lives.”
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‘I was forced to drive across the country during a pandemic just to get health care.’
A Texas woman seeking an abortion asks: “Why is my life not important enough to the governor and the other men making these decisions?”
‘We’re building luxury bunkers.’
“We were actually the first company to build a quote unquote luxury bunker. The first quarter of 2020 I saw a 2,000% increase in the amount of inquiries.”
An old hate goes viral
Attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have surged since the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. This hate has a deeper history.
‘It felt like the floor was giving in on me.’
Part of our illustrated series on inequity in the time of pandemic.
‘Scary times can be exciting as well.’
Part of our weekly series with The Nib on inequity in the time of pandemic. Sean, San Mateo, CaliforniaInterviewed April 13, 2020 Interview by Mallory Newman, illustrated by Thi Bui, script by Sarah Mirk and Amanda Pike.
Inside one of Amazon’s hardest-hit warehouses: ‘Why aren’t we closing the building?’
The company’s long-simmering tensions with its warehouse workers have spilled over in the coronavirus pandemic.
31,000 and counting
A lobbying campaign driven by scarcity pushed the CDC to relax protective gear guidelines. Now tens of thousands of health workers are infected.