Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: Joe Biden

Progressives hand Biden list of 55 executive actions because ‘working people...

"Taken together, these actions will have an immediate and meaningful impact on people's lives," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

All American presidents have lied – the question is why and...

If presidents must sometimes lie to defend important political values, then, it seems as though the good president must be both able to lie and able to lie well.

The Week Ahead: Everything hangs in the balance

The biggest uncertainty is the economy.

Big money’s war on the Build Back Better plan

The administration’s jobs and infrastructure package is very popular, but corporate lobbyists are fighting it tooth and nail.

The handcuffing of Joe Biden

Trump didn’t just tie his successor’s hands. He handcuffed them to the throttle of a runaway train.

Why aren’t Biden and the democrats going all out for democracy?

If democracy is to be preserved, both parts of the anti-democracy coalition must be stopped.

Indigenous, climate leaders launch national effort to demand Biden ‘stop Trump...

"Decision-makers in Washington, D.C. and across the country now have a choice—stand with the Trump pipelines that prop up big oil and gas profits and cronyism or the approach Biden established when he canceled KXL."

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first...

This is a perfect chance for President Biden to show the country and the world just how serious he is about environmental justice.

Democrats are running out of time

Democrats have to get rid of the Senate filibuster and stop worrying about bipartisanship.

Mr. fix-it

“I got elected to solve problems.”

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”