Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Senate Republican delays vote on $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, American Rescue Plan. House approves sweeping voting rights bill to expand voting access and protections. Deb Haaland, Department of Interior Secretary nominee advances to full senate. House … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Democrats acquiesce to moderate and Republican demands to limit $1,400 pandemic relief payment. Party line tie vote of HHS Secretary nominee, Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General. House Democrats poised to pass For the People Act to protect … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden directs vaccination of teachers, says all adults can be vaccinated by May. FBI Director Christopher Wray says January 6th capitol siege “domestic terrorism” by white supremacists. Progressive Democrats propose millionaire tax. San Francisco Mayor … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden marks 50 millionth COVID-19 vaccine, defends $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Senator Bernie Sanders holds $15 minimum wage hearing: “Should Taxpayers Subsidize Poverty Wages at Large Profitable Corporations?” U.S. strikes Syria, targets Iran-backed militia. … Continued


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Joe Biden’s pick to lead the C.I.A. receives bipartisan praise, calls Russia “threat”; Berkeley passes police reform – February 24, 2021

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the C.I.A. receives bipartisan praise, pledges independence, calls Russia a threat. House to vote on $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill Friday with no Republican support. Nominee to lead Department of Interior, … Continued