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Tag: President Elect Joe Biden

Biden expected to cancel Keystone XL pipeline on day one of...

“This decision to halt the Keystone XL pipeline on day one in office sets a precedent that all permitting decisions must pass a climate test and respect Indigenous rights.”

Denouncing Republican evils can’t do much for the Biden presidency without...

As Biden prepares to move into the White House, progressives are in much better shape to put up a fight -- not only against the right wing but also against corporate Democratic elites.

Biden/Harris and the progressive case against a ‘return to normal’

Come January 20th, the American left will need to be ready to fight for a seat at the table in an incoming administration that seems less and less inclined to woo them the closer he gets to taking office.

Looking ahead to 2021: COP26, clean air, and Biden’s next steps

If 2020 was the year a growing number of polluters — whether companies or governments — pledged to tackle climate change, 2021 needs to be the year these pledges sprout wings and start soaring towards progress.

Eco-advocacy group urges Biden to reverse Trump environmental rollbacks

“By undoing the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental protections, the Biden administration will be able to protect our natural landscapes and give Americans cleaner air, cleaner water and a more livable climate.”

Student debt pushes to the front of Biden’s agenda

The debate over loan forgiveness is raging between parties and within them.

President-elect Joe Biden appoints his environmental team

“Folks, we're in a crisis. We literally have no time to waste...”

Why progressives must not give Joe Biden a political honeymoon

Silence or grumbling acquiescence as the Biden presidency takes shape would amount to a political repetition disorder of the sort that ushered in disastrous political results under the Clinton and Obama administrations.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urges career staffers to block Biden’s agenda...

One of Biden’s promises, when he becomes president, is to forgive some of the student loan debt by providing $10,000 of student debt relief.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.