Yang Would Spend $3 Trillion On Residential Solar, But The Same Money Could Decarbonize The Grid Entirely

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 03:50:26 +0000

Yang’s single largest dollar expenditure, 62% of his US$4.9 trillion budget, would only impact 2% to 5% of US energy consumption. And his investments on geoengineering, fusion, and thorium nuclear generation are purely wasted expenditures

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US Climate Politics History Lesson — CleanTech Talk with Nathaniel Rich

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 03:07:47 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Nathaniel Rich, novelist, essayist, and writer at large for the New York Times Magazine. Together, they discuss Nathaniel’s new book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, detailing the history of public climate change understanding and the larger, unaddressed issues and moral questions arising from the climate crisis

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Elon Musk’s Long-Standing Support of Basic Income (& Thus Support of Andrew Yang)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 06:50:32 +0000

Elon Musk’s support of basic income long predates his support for Andrew Yang, whose signature Freedom Dividend is a variant of basic income

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio could be latest White House hopeful

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 06:40:05 +0000

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to visit a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race.

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Judges declare Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 04 May 2019 00:46:59 +0000

Judges declare Ohio's congressional map unconstitutional

A panel of federal judges ruled Friday that Ohio’s congressional districts were unconstitutionally drawn by the Republicans for their political advantage, and it ordered a new map for the 2020 elections.

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Bernie Sanders embraces a new role: Democratic front-runner

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 06:43:32 +0000

Bernie Sanders embraces a new role: Democratic front-runner

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is quieting critics who questioned whether he could recapture the energy of his upstart 2016 campaign, surpassing his rivals in early fundraising and establishing himself as an indisputable front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Democrats say no upcoming presidential debates on Fox News

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 23:36:26 +0000

Democrats say no upcoming presidential debates on Fox News

The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday that it won’t pick Fox News to televise one of the upcoming debates being held for its 2020 presidential contenders.

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House passage of gun safety bills reflects political shift

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2019 03:37:53 +0000

House passage of gun safety bills reflects political shift

The House put on a display of Democratic priorities this week with two bills to bolster background checks on firearms purchases, showing just how quickly the politics of gun control have turned.

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Eyeing 2020, White House steps up ‘socialism’ attack on Dems

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2019 03:24:30 +0000

Eyeing 2020, White House steps up 'socialism' attack on Dems

As the White House gears up for the 2020 campaign, it’s pressing the case that Democrats are rallying behind what it’s calling the policies of “socialism.”

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Border deal: Trump falls short on wall, Dems get less too

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 23:15:36 +0000

Border deal: Trump falls short on wall, Dems get less too

The undisputed grand prize at stake for President Donald Trump in the border security talks was money for his proposed wall with Mexico. He flat out got much less than he demanded.

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