Chapter 36: Everything Else

Bill Maher Blames 'Woke' Democrats for Disappointing Election Results

Democrats will retain control of the House with a reduced majority and are still fighting for the Senate.

Election 2020 live updates: Biden urges mask wearing to protect against covid; Trump ousts Esper

The president-elect plans to focus heavily on the pandemic while the president, who has not conceded the election, presses ahead with legal challenges in states where he is trailing in the vote count.

Ocasio-Cortez Warns Biden That Just Throwing Progressives a 'Couple of Bones' Will Not Be Enough

"At the bare minimum, we should aspire to be better than what we have been before," says New York Democrat in new interview. "People need to feel hope."

Lincoln Project 'Epically Failed,' Say Progressives as Trump Wins Bigger Share of Republican Voters Than in 2016
7 takeaways from Biden's win in the 2020 presidential race

Joe Biden is the President-elect, CNN projected Saturday morning, winning on a message of unity and a pledge to restore the "soul of the nation" after four years of tumult under President Donald Trump.

Biden plans immediate flurry of executive orders to reverse Trump policies

President-elect Joe Biden is planning to quickly sign a series of executive orders after...

Biden Has Ousted a Lying and Corrupt Trump—But That Doesn't Mean Democrats Had a Great Election Day

Loaded with nearly twice as much money as the GOP, the Democrats showed that weak candidates with no robust agendas for people where they live, work, and raise their families, is a losing formula... Apart from barely squeezing through the swing states to defeat corrupt, incompetent, lying, corporatist Donald Trump, the Democratic Party had a bad election.Loaded with nearly twice as much money as the Republican Party, the Democratic Party showed that weak candidates with no robust agendas for people where they live, work, and raise their families, is a losing formula. And lose they did against the worst, cruelest, ignorant, lawbreaking, reality-denying GOP in its 166-year history.

Progressives Made Trump's Defeat Possible. Now It's Time to Challenge Biden and Other Corporate Democrats.

Without a strong progressive program as a rudder, the Biden presidency will be awash in much the same old rhetorical froth and status-quo positions that have so often caused Democratic incumbents to founder, bringing on GOP electoral triumphs... The evident defeat of Donald Trump would not have been possible without the grassroots activism and hard work of countless progressives. Now, on vital issues—climate, healthcare, income inequality, militarism, the prison-industrial complex, corporate power and so much more—it’s time to engage with the battle that must happen inside the Democratic Party.

As Centrist House Democrats Attack Medicare for All, Fox News Poll Shows 72% of Voters Want 'Government-Run Healthcare Plan'

Without a strong progressive program as a rudder, the Biden presidency will be awash in much the same old rhetorical froth and status-quo positions that have so often caused Democratic incumbents to founder, bringing on GOP electoral triumphs... The evident defeat of Donald Trump would not have been possible without the grassroots activism and hard work of countless progressives. Now, on vital issues—climate, healthcare, income inequality, militarism, the prison-industrial complex, corporate power and so much more—it’s time to engage with the battle that must happen inside the Democratic Party.

Omar and Tlaib Credited as 'Major Factors' in Securing Biden Victories in Minnesota and Michigan

"You get what you organize for," said Rep. Ilhan Omar. "Direct voter contact wins elections," added Rep. Rashida Tlaib. 

The most damning inside portrait of the Trump administration yet

Immigration Nation shows a government that is unapologetically cruel

Even if Biden were guaranteed victory, I would stand in line all damn day to vote

I stumbled across this online meme recently, and it sparked something deep within my black, bloodless knot of a heart. My immediate, visceral reaction? ...

How much does Trump's threat to delay the election matter?

The country is facing several crises at once, and we have no idea how to process them all.

Trump's War on Science Rages On

The President-elect’s cabinet appointments speak to a harsh reality: this is an anti-science Administration.

Bloomberg calls Trump a 'carnival barking clown' after president labels him a 'tiny version' of Jeb Bush

"Behind your back they laugh at you ..." the former NYC mayor tweeted.

Trump and Big Oil Companies

"Trump has once again put the interests of oil and gas executives ahead of the interests of people and communities."

What President Trump was talking about in his baffling rant about renewable energy
California is Fighting Trump for Clean Air

The president has overturned a 50-year waiver that allows the state to set its own standards—but California, allied with other states, is fighting back.

Donald Trump, Windmills and the Truth About Bird Death

Trump and Putin blame wind turbines for bird deaths, but the real numbers show a lesser-known killer claims the most avian lives by far.

Twitter removes edited toddler video posted by Trump
Trump's Faulty Wind Power Claims

During an April 2 speech to the National Republican Congressional Committee, President Donald Trump once again attacked wind power, falsely claiming that noise from turbines causes cancer and that turbines sink property values by 75 percent. Both claims are unsubstantiated.

With his re-election looming, Trump is in a dangerous place

President Trump has a history of putting his personal interests and political interests ahead of the nation's interest. Be very wary as November nears.

National Security Action — Trump’s Deadly War on Science
Donald Trump’s War on Science

The President-elect’s cabinet appointments speak to a harsh reality: this is an anti-science Administration.

The Trump Administration’s War On Science Is Worse Than the Inquisition

The White House's crude deflections on science aren't simply ignorant — they're calculated to serve the fossil fuel industry at the entire planet's expense.

What If Trump Wins?

The Washington Monthly explores the policy consequences of a second Trump term.

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