Saturday, September 18, 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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Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

America: Monumental problems, no solutions, caught up in a state of regression

“All empires end. That is an indisputable fact.” And, “All empires end from within.”

Until comeuppance smacks Trumpist scofflaws, brace for more lying, cheating & demagoguery

Why enter elections when starting insurrections are so much easier? Why “patronize” elections that are “corrupt” (thus unwinnable) from beginning to end?
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

One of the progressive left’s strengths has always been a willingness to offer support and learn from others around the globe, it's a mistake to cede internationalism to a xenophobic, ‘western culture’ obsessed right.