Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: education secretary

Senate Democrats hold 24-hour session to stop DeVos

If only one more Senate Republican can be turned against DeVos, she will not be confirmed.

Democrats vow to oppose Betsy DeVos as education secretary

DeVos is being highly criticized for her lack of experience and her advocacy aimed at privatizing the public education system.

Senators call for Trump’s education secretary nominee to pay $5.3M in...

DeVos has neither responded to their letter, nor announced any plans to ensure payment of the delinquent fines.

America did not vote for this cabinet

The cabinet is a strong indicator of who Trump's government will really be working for.

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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

Nuclear fusion won’t save the climate

But it might blow up the world.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

‘Just the next step’ toward justice for Tyre Nichols: Memphis police shutter SCORPION unit

Attorneys for Nichols' family called the move "appropriate and proportional" in response to his death and urged other cities to follow suit but also stressed that "misconduct is not restricted to these specialty units."

Largest fossil fuel plant in New York City could become nation’s first to convert...

“The repowering of Ravenswood with offshore wind is a community-driven approach to invest in a disadvantaged community and support New York in meeting its clean energy and economic goals.”