To deliver on his promises of “getting climate under control,” Biden will need to follow the prevailing science that suggests the United States achieve about a 45 percent reduction in its greenhouse gas pollution by 2030.
- November 23, 2020This breakthrough relies on rickety, underfunded local health systems.
- November 22, 2020Philip Stark, who created the audit being adopted by many states, said 2020’s only statewide hand count of presidential votes served a purpose, but was not a good audit.
- November 22, 2020
While the president golfs (his 298th while president), President-Elect Joe Biden is trying to pressure Congress to pass another coronavirus bill as the economy lurches toward another drop.
- November 21, 2020
The news today remains Trump’s unprecedented attempt to steal an election in which voters chose his opponents, Democratic candidate. The leadership of the Republican Party is not standing up to the president, but is instead seemingly willing to let him burn down the country to stay in office.
- November 20, 2020
Joe Biden has his chance at a populist, pro-worker statement during his transition.
- November 19, 2020
November 18, 2020 Today marks a grim milestone. The official count of Americans dead of coronavirus has topped a quarter of a million. 250,000 Americans, lost. Governors, including some Republicans previously opposed to ordering measures to stop the spread of the virus, are now issuing mandatory mask requirements. New York City has reached a 3% positivity rate; schools there have closed, and will go entirely on-line tomorrow. That rate is far below that of the regions ...