Sunday, March 7, 2021

Tag: President Elect Joe Biden

The upcoming battle over US student debt cancellation

President-elect Biden will be able to cancel nearly all student debt without congressional approval. If he refuses, organized debtors are preparing to strike.

Green groups call on future Biden White House to overturn new...

“This rule will distort EPA’s assessment of the benefits of Clean Air Act safeguards, making it harder to establish vital, life-saving protections against unhealthy air pollution.”

Is the People’s Party moving?

We progressives cannot just sit there. We need to organize, and do it now, in order to be ready for whatever comes our way.

The Biden presidency: A new era, or a fragile interregnum?

Hewing to its centrist instincts will be a disaster for the Biden administration. The left must seize the initiative.

Biden should give thanks to First Peoples for giving him the...

This Thanksgiving, Biden supporters can give thanks to Indigenous Peoples. But please don’t blame them if Biden turns out to be a turkey.

#FeminismNotMilitarism: Peace groups blast Biden’s DNI pick over links to drones,...

CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies recently noted that Avril Haines “provided legal cover” for CIA torture and “worked closely” on the Obama administration’s expanded drone policy.

President-Elect Biden: Time for YOU to follow the science

A president can do a lot in battling climate change, without Congressional approval, through executive orders and EPA regulations. Obama’s record was mixed and hesitant. Biden will need to do many times better.

The other America

The new politics of the poor in Joe Biden’s (and Mitch McConnell’s) U.S.A...

Biden’s health care plans could mean new changes to your health...

Biden’s health care plans could benefit millions of Americans, especially as the nation faces a potential second wave of the coronavirus.

Activists are alarmed as Biden picks White House official who took...

"If Joe Biden continues making corporate-friendly appointments to his White House, he will risk quickly fracturing the hard-earned goodwill his team built with progressives to defeat Donald Trump."

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Biden signs executive order to protect 30 percent of country’s lands and ocean waters...

The 30x30 goal is said to be part of Biden's larger plan to preserve wildlife and combat global warming.

Freedom of thought and the death of ideologies

Unity is the key element in any such shift — the required guiding principle underlying the development of existing systems and modes of living.

Essential work and the struggle for $15

“Why don’t we stop treating it as entirely normal that the more obviously one’s work benefits others, the less one is likely to be paid for it.”

‘Shameful’: Millionaire senators vote against popular minimum wage raise that would lift millions out...

"It is baffling that any member of the U.S. Senate could look at the crisis this country is enduring and decide that tens of millions of low-income workers should not get a raise."

Former State Dept aide arrested for participating in Capitol riots

Federico Klein was arrested on charges that include unlawful entry, violent and disorderly conduct, obstructing Congress and law enforcement, and assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon.