Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Senate

Without single GOP vote, Senate approves $3.5 trillion budget blueprint

"The president and the Democratic caucus are prepared to go forward in addressing the long-neglected needs of working families, and not just the 1% and wealthy campaign contributors."

‘This is huge’: Schumer commits to creating Civilian Climate Corps

"We must go big and bold with a Civilian Climate Corps."

Democrats are running out of time

Democrats have to get rid of the Senate filibuster and stop worrying about bipartisanship.

The Clean Transit for America Plan unveiled to Senate

“Too many buses spew dirty diesel. That hurts the workers, that hurts the commuters, that hurts everyone.”

Senate passes resolution to reinstate pollution standards for methane emissions from...

The White House is in full support of the resolution calling it "an urgent and essential step" to protect Americans.

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

"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."

The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Watch: Dramatic video of Capitol attack & Trump’s incitement kicks off...

Trump is the first president to ever be impeached twice and the first to be tried after leaving office.

60+ groups and unions to Senate Democrats: End harmful ‘gridlock and...

"People want a government that works for them, not just the wealthy, well-connected, and entrenched special interest groups."

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.