Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tag: politics

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

How Biden’s agenda is shaped by the corporate class

A national government that represents corporations and routinely lies to its voters needs Silicon Valley and the corporate press to maintain a stranglehold over the dissemination of information.

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

Rush, Roger, Rupert, and the Donald may ride forever

Have the Four Horsemen of our media apocalypse—Rush Limbaugh, Roger Ailes, Rupert Murdoch, and Donald Trump—ridden roughshod over us this past half-century?

Restoring our water systems should be top priority for Biden administration

Healthy rivers can no longer be separated into the “nice-to-have” column of environmental progress.

Profiting from Pardons: Giuliani aide told CIA whistleblower a Trump pardon...

“They don’t see this as a bribe. This is the way Washington works.”

None dare call it treason

What, pray tell, did Roger Marshall manage to do in so short a time?

‘In case there was any doubt regarding ‘stand by”: Four people...

"The message seems to have shifted from 'stand back and stand by' to 'the fight is on.'"

Critics of canceling student debt aren’t afraid it won’t work—they’re afraid...

Let’s hope a Biden administration doesn’t listen to these bad-faith critics.

Ten foreign policy fiascos Biden can fix on day one

A wide range of foreign policy fiascos President-elect Biden can fix by executive order on his first day in office could set pace for broader progressive foreign policy initiatives.

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The unraveling of the American empire

U.S. leadership has stumbled from one military debacle to another, a trajectory mirroring the sad finales of other historical imperial powers.

PPE may save human lives, but it’s deadly for wildlife

Welcome to the world’s new pollution problem.

Total number of black Americans killed by the US police. Why Joe Biden may...

In clear words, he could be considered as a threat to minority voters.

Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was convicted on one count of second degree manslaughter, one count of second degree murder, and one count of third degree murder.

Vietnam veterans descended on the Capitol 50 years ago this week—not to impede democracy...

Bigger than the Jan. 6 insurrection, the 1971 antiwar mobilization known as Operation Dewey Canyon III altered the course of the war and uplifted the nation.