Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: Joe Biden

Here are Biden’s day one actions on the climate and environment

Hours after his inauguration, Biden signed a total of 17 executive orders, memorandums and proclamations.

Nonviolent activists laid the groundwork to oppose a coup. They may...

Activists prepared for months, expecting Trump to steal the election. They were right, and he failed.

10 bold moves Biden can make without Congress

Biden can and must wield his presidential powers through Executive Orders and regulations. The problems America is facing demand it.

Indigenous-led movement credited with ‘huge victory’ as Biden plans to rescind...

"We formed an immensely powerful, unlikely alliance of voices and we never gave up."

Why Biden can’t govern from the center

It requires a recognition that there is no longer a “center” but a future based either on lies, violence and authoritarianism or on unyielding truth, unshakeable civility and radical inclusion.

Why Trump’s challenges to democracy will be a big problem for...

We predict that the biggest threats to democracy Trump poses won’t emerge until after he exits the White House.

‘A troubling history’: Biden’s AG pick Merrick Garland has record of...

“This is a centrist jurist who has a history—a troubling history, to me—of being deferential to police and being unwilling to hold police accountable for acts of brutality and misconduct.”

Sedition

Eleven Republican senators and senators-elect said today they will vote to reject President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory next Wednesday when Congress meets to formally certify it.

What Election Day revealed about progressive policies

Americans are hungry for change, as evidenced by what happened on Election Day.

Biden won. Now comes the hard part

Biden has pledged to be the president for all Americans, including the more than 74 million Trump supporters.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.