Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: President Biden

Promises kept? Joe Biden’s first year at home and abroad

When President Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election was followed by the election of two Democratic senators in Georgia, it looked...

After a year of Biden, why do we still have Trump’s...

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump’s foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that Biden would...

Biden demands end of filibuster to pass voting rights

"President Biden was clear in his call for eliminating the filibuster to pass voting rights, and we're grateful... But he can't rest this call at the feet of the Senate and walk away."

Hey, hey, USA! How many bombs did you drop today?

The Pentagon has finally published its first Airpower Summary since President Biden took office nearly a year ago. These monthly reports have been published...

House progressives hail Biden moves to combat meat industry ‘price gouging’

"The meat processing industry is one of the worst offenders of these monopolistic, unfair practices."

White House unveils plan to replace all lead pipes in next...

“The bottom line is that there is no reason in the 21st century for why people are still exposed to this substance that was poisoning people back in the 18th century.”

How the Build Back Better bill would save workers’ lives

Congress is poised to pass a bill that would help revitalize OSHA and provide the resources needed to protect workers in a growing economy.

Biden drilling report blasted as ‘shocking capitulation to the needs of...

"The government's royalty rates and bonding requirements are far too low and lead to public money subsidizing Big Oil's profits while our federal lands and waters suffer egregious harm."

The last progressive

Thus far, however, Biden’s demonstrated negligible aptitude for restoring even an approximation of ordinariness to American life.

Senate urged to reject Biden’s ‘poor choice’ for FDA chief over...

"The Senate... must reject Califf's nomination and demand that Biden nominate an individual who has been dedicated to advancing public health."

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.