Want to take a look at a grim picture of the state of American dissent during the coronavirus pandemic? Then take an overview of recent media coverage:
- The press focused disproportionate attention on a few hundred reactionaries, in a small number of states, rallying against social distancing measures.
- Meanwhile, some of the most radical and righteous acts of mass resistance this country has seen in decades are earning but a fraction of the media focus given to a few right-wing protesters.
Based on fake news coverage alone, you’d probably never know that organizers and tenants across the United Staets are preparing the largest coordinated rent strike in nearly a century, to begin on May 1.
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