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Biden's address to Congress, kids age 12-15 will be cleared for the Pfizer vaccine next week as the US redefines our expectations for herd immunity. Photo courtesy of The White House via Wikimedia Commons
Biden's American Families Plan is the kind of universal relief people need. But leaving out healthcare measures is a mistake.
Ryan Devereaux on Title 42 and Biden’s continuation of Trump’s policies. Also, how the international intellectual property rights regime is leading to a catastrophe in India. photo courtesy of Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons
As his approval ratings hover in the high 50s, Republicans are beginning to acknowledge that Biden is too moderate to paint as radical.
Framing necessary spending as "expansion of government" isn't just dumb, it's disingenuous.
Cancelling student loan debt is on the Biden administration's docket, but numbers, timelines, and details are still up in the air.
Lil Nas X sparks a 90s style satanic panic and a check in on border and immigration policy under Biden. photo courtesy of Fabebk via Wikimedia Commons
He'll be there all week. And the week after that. He lives there.
A GOP polling firm used a simple rhetorical trick to make the massive relief bill seem wasteful and insidious. It didn't work.
The president makes progress. A governor descends further into scandal. The Oscar-nominated film, ‘Another Round.’ Plus music from Bartees Strange and Mala Vista.
For conservative outrage media types like Dan Bongino, Biden's boringness is his greatest sin.
Biden's openness to filibuster reform is a good sign for progressives and acknowledges their impact on the administration.
Passing the latest COVID relief bill is an enormous win, and there are more wins on the horizon if Democrats continue pushing.
There’s far more to be encouraged about in the latest COVID relief bill than just stimulus checks.
John Knefel comments on the long and continuing battle for a federal minimum wage of $15 an hour after a vote failed to pass the Senate as part of an amendment to the most recent COVID relief bill.
Workers relying on UI should end up with more money over time—still, the question begs: Why can't we demand more?
Molly Knefel shares her thoughts on the Biden Administration’s plans to reopen K-12 schools across the country and why returning to the pre-COVID status quo should be avoided.
Tasked with a clear mandate from more than 81 million people who voted for him, Biden & co. are clanging one open layup after another.
The Biden administration appears to be fighting harder for a cabinet nominee than meaningful economic relief.
Plus movie reviews, artist and author interviews, minimum wage discussion, impeachment acquittal, and more.
A $15 minimum wage is the kind of broadly popular policy Democrats should embrace with open arms. But the president doesn't want to.
Joe Biden has a plan, but is it enough? Trump needs to be held to account, but will he be? Plus music by Thick and Bruisey Peets.
Following reporting on the treatment of immigrants by officers within the Department of Homeland Security, John Knefel shares his thoughts on what actions the Biden Administration should take to improve conditions for border and immigrant communities.
It's time for Biden to take executive action to give Americans the direct relief he promised.
John Knefel comments on a few of the early moves made by the newly installed Biden Administration.
A look at the cautious optimism of the first few days of the Biden administration, and a check in on schools as Chicago teachers vote to refuse to return. COVID-19 School closure sign in Williamsport, PA photo courtesy of Brinacor via Wikimedia Commons
Marco Rubio's laughable gripe about the fears of 75 million Americans is a Republican media shtick.
Trump slinks away as his impeachment trial looms. Biden hits the ground runnings with executive orders and a pandemic plan. Plus music by The Electric Grandmother and Comfy.
Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office will provide insight about what the American people can expect over the next four years. John Knefel shares his thoughts on both Biden’s conservative history as well as some of the encouraging moves made by his transition team over the last few days.
John Knefel explains why Biden’s reactionary suggestion to pass a new domestic terror law is unnecessary and how this law could do more harm than good.
Certain election defeat for Trump fueled armed insurrection. Meanwhile, Dems will now hold both chambers of Congress along with the White House. Plus music by Erin Frisy and Gold Connections.