Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: 2020 elections

Jubilant celebrations outside Trump White House, nationwide after Biden/Harris victory

Massive gatherings took place in Washington, D.C. as well as across other cities and communities nationwide.

7 environmental takeaways from the 2020 election season

There were several big-picture environmental takeaways from the election season.

The ‘thin blue line’ and the slide into authoritarianism

A Democratic administration under the right amount of pressure can at the very least help to tone down the kind of rhetoric that has only emboldened law enforcement overreach in the United States and beyond.

Biden and Bloomberg want Uncle Sam to defer to Uncle Scrooge

If Uncle Scrooge existed as a billionaire in human form today, it’s easy to picture him aligned with fellow plutocrats against the “threat” of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

‘Bad policy and bad politics’: Kamala Harris accused of hijacking Medicare...

"Harris calls her plan 'Medicare for All,' but it's not even close."

We must tame Big Ag to tame climate change

Our response to climate change should not be separated from those who work the land, and the soil.

Sanders vs Warren and other media manipulations

Last week, during which the current U.S. president almost bombed Iran and the presumed front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, Joe...

Big bucks ready to flow into Maine as Susan Collins aims...

The Democratic nominee to challenge Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) in 2020 will start with millions of dollars in the bank. And the picture of...

The most unpopular presidential election winner ever could win again in...

Americans may again see something that, statistically speaking, has never been seen before.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

Taking aim at predatory equity firms, Warren leads bill to ‘stop Wall Street looting’

"Private equity firms get rich off of stripping assets from companies, loading them up with a bunch of debt, and then leaving workers, consumers, and whole communities in the dust."