Tag: President Elect Joe Biden
“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.”
““No more broken promises, no more broken Treaties.”
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
The debate over loan forgiveness is raging between parties and within them.
“Folks, we're in a crisis. We literally have no time to waste...”
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.
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.