Daily Archives: October 26, 2021

‘Rigged’: Warren Puts Billionaires Dodging Taxes On Blast As Party Backs Her Plan

MSNBC – Oct 26, 2021

As the wealth gap gets worse, the Senate Finance Committee is preparing a plan inspired by Senator Warren’s two-cent wealth tax. The new tax would target the richest Americans and could net up to $500 billion in its first year. MSNBC’s Ari Melber is joined by Senator Warren herself to discuss the wealth gap and this new tax plan. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC.

How One GOP Congressman Went From Barricading The Doors To Jan. 6 Apologist

MSNBC – Oct 26, 2021

A week after Jan. 6, Rep. Troy Nehls said he thought Capitol officers would have been justified in shooting more rioters if they had made it through that door he was helping to hold. Now, he’s going on right-wing media accusing the Capitol police of murder.

What Happened to the Party of Limited Government? | Robert Reich

Robert Reich – Oct 26, 2021

Republican governors ban mask mandates. Republican states outlaw abortions. Republican lawmakers dictate what educators can teach in schools. And we’re supposed to believe this is the party of “limited government”?

‘We must act now on climate change,’ says David Attenborough

Reuters -Oct 26, 2021

British naturalist Sir David Attenborough warned world leaders it would be too late to tackle climate change if #COP26 does not succeed. He said the richer nations had a moral responsibility to act.

How Can Climate Change Affect Our Food Security?

NDTV– Oct 26, 2021

The United Nations says that Climate change is fueling hunger at a global level. How can Climate Change affect our food security? Can Global Warming lead to a rise in global hunger? In run-up to the upcoming COP26 Climate Summit at Glasgow, we speak with Pradnya Paithankar, SDG Manager at UN World Food Programme to decode it all. If you have any questions, put them in the comment section below and join our Facebook Live on Friday, October 29 at 4.30 pm.

Queen will not attend COP26 climate change summit – BBC News

BBC News – Oct 26, 2021

The Queen will not attend the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow following medical advice to rest.

The 95-year-old monarch underwent preliminary medical checks in hospital last Wednesday after cancelling a visit to Northern Ireland.

Buckingham Palace said she “regretfully” decided not to attend a reception at the summit.

But the palace said she would deliver her address to delegates using a recorded video message instead.

Here are the Consequences to Democracy if AG Garland/DOJ Refuse to Prosecute Trump’s Election Crimes

Glenn Kirschner – Oct 23, 2021

If Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice ultimately refuse to prosecute Donald Trump and his criminal associates for the crimes they inarguably committed, particularly the election crimes culminating in the insurrection attempt on January 6, here is what America is facing in 2022 and 2024. Indeed, enforcing the rule of law is our last, best hope for maintaining the health, indeed the viability, of our republic.

Robert Costa: Trump Was Calling Into Willard ‘War Room’

MSNBC – Oct 25, 2021

Robert Costa and Bob Woodward join Morning Joe to discuss new reports that prior to the January 6 insurrection, Trump lieutenants Rudy Giuliani, Steve Bannon and John Eastman were positioned in a Willard Hotel room with the goal of overturning the results of the 2020 election.


Bernie Sanders– Streamed live 111 minutes ago

Now is the time for Congress to finally have the courage to take on the pharmaceutical industry. They cannot continue to charge us the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs.

Current Climate Moment: The Movement toward Deep Decarbonization

Yale Alumni Academy– Oct 26, 2021

Professor Esty’s presentation will focus on the current climate moment, specifically the upcoming Conference of the Parties (COP26) and the global momentum towards deep decarbonization. This conversation will center on the global consensus of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and hone in on the points of leverage driving that change – particularly the business community and the wide array of companies making net-zero pledges. These corporate pledges are bolstered by sustainability-minded investors which is part of the key findings from Professor Esty’s recent publication, Values at Work: Sustainable Investing and ESG Reporting.