This Executive Order will massively ramp up production of clean energy technology and infrastructure, create good jobs with strong labor standards, and spur the creation of a just energy system that centers environmental justice.
Jamie McLeod-Skinner’s victory is monumental. It’s a victory for the organizers, activists, and people of Oregon’s 5th district, who proved that no flood of corporate cash could drown out their voices. And it demonstrates that the days of Democrats who legislate on behalf of corporate interests and count on dark money to carry them to victory are numbered.
Republican Senators, even the ones who lie and claim to be pro-choice, are heartless scumbags who clearly couldn‘t care less about protecting the constitutional rights of the American people. These same senators are the reason why the Supreme Court is stacked with a similarly heartless conservative majority who share their disdain for the constitution.
Abortion is popular, and yet these attacks persist, because in addition to eroding access to reproductive care, the Supreme Court has also rigged the rules by gutting critical democracy protections, including the sacred right to vote, that would provide the American people with the tools we need to throw out the bastards who so casually cast our constitutional rights aside.
President Biden’s decision to end Title 42 is a testament to his belief in humane treatment for the most vulnerable. Originally put in place by the Trump administration, Title 42 cruelly blocked asylum-seekers entering the U.S.–even as tourists and shoppers came and left freely.