Rolling blackouts demonstrate why California’s “green” power grid is the worst in the country

(Natural News) Over a million California residents suffered power blackouts last Friday evening. High temperatures caused consumer demand to exceed the available power, which forced California utility companies to implement rotating outages to reduce demand. The rolling blackouts highlight the poor state of California’s power grid, widely considered the worse in the nation; a grid…

South Korean doctors go on strike as the country’s coronavirus cases surge

(Natural News) South Korea’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has generally been regarded as one of the most successful responses to the pandemic. However, a strike by the country’s largest physicians group has raised questions about the country’s capacity to handle further outbreaks. At least 8,365 of the country’s total 33,836 medical facilities, including private clinics, joined the…

CDC reports thousands of coronavirus deaths involve other contributing causes, raising questions about America’s real death toll

(Natural News) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), three percent of Americans who died from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) had a range of “adverse events” listed on death certificates that seem far removed from the disease such as “contact with venomous animals and plants” and “air and space transport accidents.” The CDC’s most recent death…

Judge rules that Uber, Lyft must convert California drivers into employees; Uber says it may shut down all operations in California

(Natural News) On Monday, ridesharing giants Uber and Lyft suffered a major blow to their business after a judge ordered both companies to convert their California drivers from independent contractors to employees with benefits. The preliminary injunction has been stayed for 10 days, giving both companies time to appeal the decision. Uber has already stated that…

New York City to reopen schools ONLY if coronavirus test rate stays below 3%

(Natural News) Earlier this month, New York City officials set a minimum threshold for the city’s schools to open. They stated that only if the city’s daily COVID-19 infection rate remained at less than three percent over a rolling seven-day average would these reopen for in-person instruction. As part of the announcement, New York City Mayor Bill de…