He also indicated that CDC could operate more effectively “if the public health agency was independent,” based on his experience in the Trump Administration. — Dr Robert Redfield, former CDC director
— Read on coronavirus.house.gov/news/press-releases/select-subcommittee-releases-new-findings-detailing-trump-administration-s
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Two progressive Democrats plot a new course to fight Republican gains : NPR
Reps. Khanna and Raskin say Democrats should reclaim issues of patriotism, stay out of the political correctness business and improve their dialogue on racial divisions to reach out to all Americans.
— Read on www.npr.org/2022/04/28/1094288815/two-democratic-progressives-plot-new-ways-to-fight-back-against-republican-gains
Workers think less creatively in Zoom meetings, study finds | Psychology | The Guardian
Must share with spousal unit.
Face-to-face gatherings produce more ideas – and more inventive ones – than videoconferencing, say researchers
— Read on www.theguardian.com/science/2022/apr/27/workers-think-less-creatively-in-zoom-meetings-study-finds
Can Democrats Win Back Rural Voters? | The New Yorker
I’ve said this for more than 20 years; we’re not helping rural voters if we snub them because it’s easier to canvass in the suburbs and cities. And rural voters control Congress.
The Maine state senator Chloe Maxmin and her former campaign manager, Canyon Woodward, the authors of the forthcoming book “Dirt Road Revival,” join Dorothy Wickenden to talk about intensive grassroots organizing as the key to Democratic success at the polls.
— Read on www.newyorker.com/podcast/politics-and-more/can-democrats-win-back-rural-voters/amp
Thanks to @ProPublica, The Truth Is Coming Out
Oh, yes. The investigations into the planning and funding of the attempted Capitol Coup are getting closer and closer to the Trump crime family.
Guilfoyle’s texts, reviewed by ProPublica, represent the strongest indication yet that members of the Trump family circle were directly involved in the financing and organization of the rally.
Source: Texts Show Kimberly Guilfoyle Bragged About Raising Millions for Rally That Fueled Capitol Riot — ProPublica
Progressives must no longer cede school boards to the GOP.
Progressives should treat these races as a prime opportunity to take on the right.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/11/16/conservatives-school-boards-youngkin-crt-progressives/
US beekeepers fear for their future – BBC News
American beekeepers are struggling to survive against cheap imports of foreign honey.
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/business-53149367
AG Barr under scrutiny for role in ouster of U.S. Attorney in New York
Chuck Rosenberg and Frank Figliuzzi join Andrea Mitchell to discuss the weekend firing of U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman, who’s office in the Southern District of New York had conducted investigations into some of President Trump’s allies.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/andrea-mitchell-reports/watch/ag-barr-under-scrutiny-for-role-in-ouster-of-u-s-attorney-in-new-york-85690949540
So it was Ivanka that carried the Bible for that man.
The US president’s daughter blamed ‘cancel culture’ last week when her speech to a university was scrapped. In truth, she has been given a free pass for far too long, writes Arwa Mahdawi
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/10/has-ivanka-trump-finally-been-cancelled
So this is why Bill Barr is such a bully – The Washington Post
Attorney General William Barr was a teenage bully more than 50 years ago.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/06/09/so-this-is-why-bill-barr-is-such-bully/