Coronavirus: GM Reopens Idled Michigan Plant to Produce Face Masks

General Motors (GM) is reopening its Warren, Michigan, transmission plant, which it idled last year, in order to begin producing about 1.5 million face masks a month to supplement the shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) to order GM to begin producing critical medical supplies […]

Three Shelters Closed in Seattle over Coronavirus as Eric Garcetti Moves L.A. Homeless into Rec Centers

Three Seattle-area homeless shelters have been closed because of coronavirus infections, and the residents inside have been “quarantined” inside the facilities for 14 days. The report, from Seattle-area CBS affiliate KIRO-7, adds that two shelters in Tacoma have also seen cases of coronavirus: Three homeless shelters operated by Union Gospel Mission closed Saturday because of […]

Coronavirus: American Manufacturers Fear Ventilators Will be Made in China

American manufacturers fear they are being passed over for contracts to help make essential medical supplies by multinational corporations like General Motors (GM) in favor of more outsourcing to China in the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis. Last weekend, President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) to have GM begin the production of […]