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Jul 14 2020
In a post-COVID-19 world, the choice to regress, reform, or reset
COVID-19 has transformed our personal lives and brought to a head pressing political, economic, and social questions. Their answers could transform the world, but much depends on whether we’ve reached a “reset moment” – and what role citizen activism may play. Last in our global series “Navigating uncertainty.”
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Jul 14 2021
Generation left behind? Millennials work to shed that financial label.
For millennials, financial hardships in their relatively short working lives have been many. Yet they are finding fortitude and progress, even if their recovery is uneven.
Ross Wakeman-Hines, a millennial electrical engineer from Viera, Florida, bought a house last year right before the onset of the pandemic.
The trouble was, he hadn’t sold his present home. And when theChristian Science Monitor
Jan 05 2023
Mercedes-Benz Announces $1B North American EV Charging Network
Mercedes-Benz announced Thursday a $1 billion investment in electric vehicle charging stations across North America, with plans to install 2,500 EV chargers in North America by 2027 before expanding to China and Europe. The investment is split between Mercedes-Benz and MN8 Energy, a solar energy and battery storage operator.
Key Quotes: Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in LasThe Verge Daily Mail Wall Street Journal (News)
Nov 26 2018
GM Plans 10,000 Job Cuts, Five Plant Shutdowns in North America
General Motors Co. said it will cut more than 10,000 salaried staff and factory workers and close five factories in North America by the end of next year, part of a sweeping realignment to prepare for a future with a greater number of purely electric vehicles.Bloomberg
Feb 18 2021
Ted Cruz Is No Hypocrite. He’s Worse.
Nero fiddled while Rome burned; Ted Cruz jetted to Cancún. And although the emperor was at least ensconced in a lavish, louche palace, the senator from Texas was stuck in economy class with the peasantry.
Cruz’s appeal as a politician, such as it is, has never been about being lovable or relatable, but the latest incident is embarrassing even by his standards. He was spotted on a flightThe Atlantic
Jan 27 2021
Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change
In the most ambitious U.S. effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change, President Joe Biden is aiming to cut oil, gas and coal emissions and double energy production from offshore wind turbines through executive orders Wednesday.
The orders awaiting his signature target federal subsidies for oil and other fossil fuels and halt new oil and gas leases on federal lands andAssociated Press Fact Check
Apr 06 2021
The fight to define infrastructure could change America
The meaning of the word "infrastructure" suddenly depends on your politics.
President Joe Biden is using a sleight of hand by crafting a bill that might be traditionally associated with repairs to potholed highways to instead be his latest effort to reshape the US economy and social safety net. His move encapsulates the White House's own sense of momentum and explains why RepublicansCNN (Online News)
Jan 19 2021
Biden leads observance of America's 400,000 COVID-19 dead on eve of inauguration
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honor the 400,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 during the 11 months since the novel coronavirus claimed its first U.S. victim.
The sundown commemoration came just hours before President Donald Trump was due to leave the White House and hand over a country in crisis. TheReuters
Apr 01 2021
Biden Unveils $2T 'American Jobs Plan', Critics Call It a 'Socialist, Far-Left, Back-Door Green New Deal'
Washington is still digesting the multi-trillion dollar infrastructure plan President Biden laid out Wednesday. The plan, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, has a long hard road ahead of it, already facing opposition from the left, center, and right. Still, Biden is forging ahead on this priority that his administration says cannot wait.
"It's a once-in-a-generation investment in AmericaCBN
Feb 22 2021
Fact-checking the Texas energy-failure blame game
This week, all eyes have been on Texas. An unprecedented winter storm left 4 million people without power across the state, and put nearly half of all Texans under a boil-water advisory.
Initial reports from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which manages the state's power grid, suggested frozen wind turbines were partially to blame. Though ERCOT's report on Sunday saidCNN (Online News)