The job of Congress now is to listen to the American people, move our country boldly forward on a path to economic success and show voters that Democrats are prepared to do everything possible to improve their lives.
During her Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen endorsed progressives’ demand for Biden to pursue a bold and egalitarian relief, recovery, and reform program.
What does it mean to live in the plague – every day, across generations and without an exit strategy?
The Biden administration should take a page from FDR’s playbook and immediately create a new and improved CCC. The majority of Americans support such a move…
Everything seems to glow richer before first frost, a last hurrah before the ghostly breath passes over.
An extra day, an ordinary day,
predictable even in being extraordinary –
a bonus day in the old dispensation
we couldn’t guess was close to termination.
When did we start to sense the great subtraction?
This is the year when we really learned that not even white lives matter to most white people.
Nicole S Maskiell: Cicely was young, Black and enslaved – her death during an epidemic in 1714 has lessons that resonate in today’s pandemic
What may be the oldest surviving gravestone for a Black person in the Americas memorializes an enslaved teenager named Cicely.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), said that “Congress has the power to address this crisis,” and asked, “Why aren’t we doing it?”
Terror, stasis, glints of hope.
Ghosts of evils that came before,
plague and depression, civil war,
take on new life. So here we are.
A nation could not have been more poorly positioned to fight COVID-19 than by the Trump administration.
We’re in an unbelievably dangerous moment with coronavirus where the full weight of government at all levels needs to be focused on saving lives, and instead Donald Trump is trying a ham-fisted theft of the election.
Do I sound extreme? I damn well hope so. We’re in a gridlocked, post-election moment of previously unimaginable extremity in an increasingly over-armed, ever more divided country…
For the last four years, Donald Trump has made war on the people of this country and indeed on the people of the entire world.