“We Are Way, Way Behind”: U.S. Lags on Coronavirus Testing & Medical Experts Warn “No One Is Immune” — Democracy Now org

"The original decision to use a U.S.-specific test, not the one that was suggested by the WHO … in retrospect, obviously, was a big mistake," says Dr. Steven Goodman (@goodmanmetrics). "We are way, way behind." https://t.co/PG6t0rDAlH pic.twitter.com/kXECS8Bxq5 — Democracy Now! (@democracynow) March 14, 2020 The U.S. is scrambling to test more people for the coronavirus…

Trump and Modi: a meeting of minds or egos? | The Stream — Al Jazeera Video | Analysts have pointed to similarities between with both tethering their political fortunes to an embrace of populism and nationalism

India is granting US President Donald Trump a warm welcome on his first visit to the country, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing the stage with him to inaugurate the world’s largest cricket stadium. About 100,000 people filled the arena for the ‘Namaste Trump’ (‘Hello Trump’) event in the western city of Ahmedabad on Monday….

Michelle Wolf’s raw, crass White House Correspondents dinner jokes were shockingly good — By Ken Tucker on Yahoo TV

Comedian Michelle Wolf at the White House Correspondents Dinner From her opening line (“Like a porn star says when she’s about to have sex with a Trump, ‘Let’s get this over with’”)  to her closing kicker (“Flint still doesn’t have clean water!”), Michelle Wolf’s performance Saturday night at the White House Correspondents Association dinner was…

Congress challenges Trump to address white supremacy — Al Jazeera com

Lawmakers pass resolution condemning hate groups and call on president to deal with threat in wake of Charlottesville. Trump blamed ‘both sides’ for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia last month [Joshua Roberts/Reuters] The United States Congress has unanimously passed a resolution condemning neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and other white supremacists, and urging…