Daily Archives: April 26, 2017

International Cocoa Organization inaugurates HQ in Abidjan

Trump Has ‘No Intention’ To Release Tax Returns

SHOCKER: most Americans think the news is biased and inaccurate

Pour la vérité : un chercheur gouvernemental parle – sous-titres français

Gaza: Lack of Electricity Affects Two Million People

Trump Aims to Limit Federal Role in Education

US slaps new tariffs on Canadian lumber

State of Denial – Fault Lines

Donald Trump’s First 100 Days: The Worst on Record – NYTimes.com



David Leonhardt

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Franklin D. Roosevelt invented the idea of a president’s first 100 days. Roosevelt was actually referring to the first 100 days of a special Congressional session to fight the Great Depression, as Robert Speel of Penn State notes. But the idea soon came to mean the 100 days that start on Jan. 20 and that, for President Trump, will end on Saturday.

No doubt, you’ve seen a torrent of coverage in recent days of the milestone. And while it’s certainly an arbitrary milestone, it’s also a meaningful one. Presidents are at their most influential in their early months, which makes that period a particularly important one for a presidency.

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Climate Week: “Utilizing NASA’s ‘Panoply’ for Geoscience Data Analysis in the Classroom” with Nicole Dulaney | Harvard University Center for the Environment