Sunday, March 7, 2021

Tag: President Elect Joe Biden

Biden rushes in where Clinton failed to tread

The return of the Goldilocks apocalypse...

Trump administration rushes to auction off Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling...

The pristine reserve is home to the Gwich’in people, who call it “Iizhik Gwats’an Gwandaii Goodlit,” or, “the sacred place where life begins.”

Broken truce: After Biden’s win, centrist Democrats turn on progressives

Rather than attacking AOC and other progressives as they've been doing for a week now, it’s about time the centrists in the Democratic Party stop talking and start listening to them.

Biden health adviser has a plan to get pandemic under control...

The government “could pay for a package right now” to cover economic losses—making it possible to curb Covid-19 transmission without increasing the financial suffering associated with shutting down commerce, said epidemiologist Michael Osterholm.

Politicians try to rally support for coal despite economics and Biden...

"I want to make sure that we conservatives keep on fighting to make sure we don't have a Green New Deal, we don't get rid of gas and coal and oil, that we don't have a Medicare For All plan ..."

‘Finally’: In potential nod to Biden win, federal reserve applies to...

The move came after the Fed, for the first time, formally acknowledged the threat climate change poses to the global financial system.

“An unprecedented attack on democracy”: Trump escalates effort to overturn Biden...

“The voters have spoken, and what we’re seeing is a president who refuses to recognize and embrace the will of the people.”

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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.