True to his word, Biden has hit the ground running. Having pinpointed his priorities before taking office—winning the war against Covid19, reviving the economy, reversing Trump’s most damaging environmental and immigration policies, tackling climate change and income/racial inequity—Biden has already signed executive orders (also referred to as executive actions) in most of these areas.
What happened on January 6th when our elected federal legislators—both senators and House members—were convening to count the electoral college votes that Joe Biden won was a HORRIFIC ACT of DOMESTIC TERRORISM.
It is now clear that America is unable to contain Covid19 as it rages across the country, bringing death and economic devastation. Why has the American government allowed this apocalypse to occur ? How have other countries been able to control the pandemic? This article examines these critical questions in order to shed light on how and why we ended up in this tragic situation.
Bioswales are a creative alternative to standard sewage piping during the aftermath of storms. These natural and innovative funnel and filter systems for stormwater treatment push for a community to be more optimized than it could have been before.
Universal Basic Income, or UBI, is an idea that has been promoted by “progressive” capitalists who are not interested in fundamental structural changes. Instead, they advocate glitzy band aids slapped on gushing wounds, believing that such measures would alleviate serious problems like the extreme income inequality that plagues many developed countries.
The idea of a “Green New Deal” has been germinating for a little over 20 years in the U.S. and U.K. The name is inspired by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal in the 1930s when his administration created a whole host of new programs and social safety legislation to lift America out of the Depression.
Today’s big tech companies have too much power — too much power over our economy, our society, and our democracy. They’ve bulldozed competition, used our private information for profit, and tilted the playing field against everyone else.
The way Amazon competes and the power of its monopoly are seldom highlighted in the media. Elizabeth Warren mentions it frequently as the reason why breaking up big tech is important, because the “winner take all” !
It's no secret that America's middle class is in decline. But while we focus on how that decline started (and who is to blame), we often forget to consider what happens if our middle class is wiped out entirely.
This piece by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is based on studies comparing countries’ levels of automation and job loss. It concludes that while there is a relationship, it is definitely not the only reason. Why?
The economic theory championed by conservatives that emerged during the Reagan era—that by cutting the tax rates of the rich/corporations would “trickle down” to everyone else through economic growth and job creation—has been proven to be INVALID.