Before vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, before presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and before Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, there was Bella Abzug. A firebrand, she served three terms in the House of Representatives before giving up her seat to run unsuccessfully for the Senate. President Jimmy Carter then appointed her to head the commission planning Houston’s 1977 National Women’s Conference.
When the Trump administration ordered hospitals to report COVID-19 data to the Department of Health and Human Services rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they had been doing, it provoked worries and criticism from public health experts.
A general rule of thumb is to follow a consistent daily watering regimen – preferably first thing in the morning – and to avoid over-watering, which can encourage root pathogens in soil.
The crisis is unlikely to put a stop to globalization: rather, coronavirus is the starting point for a reconfiguration of the global system.
From the beginning, this case was not about whether the president has the authority to rescind DACA. All of the parties involved agreed that he does. Rather, the question was whether under U.S. law, the executive branch has to give complete and accurate reasons for its actions.
There is no monolithic militia in the US with a single ideological perspective, and groups are still figuring out their own responses to these ongoing events. Dismissing their current silence as merely hypocritical or racist misses nuance that will be crucial for understanding potential threats and other outcomes from this shift.
There's growing interest in making the US food system more resilient and flexible, but soil – the origin of nearly everything we eat – is often left out of the picture.
The outrage on the streets across the US and beyond over George Floyd's murder has transformed into an international movement against racism. It's the biggest test of American leadership to make sure justice is done to the Floyd family, the “open wounds” of racism are healed through sweeping police reforms, the monster of economic inequality is controlled and decisive measures taken to unite a polarized nation.
Reliance on the Insurrection Act raises a host of political and practical questions about who is in charge when the military sends troops into a state.
Officers who are the subject of previous civilian complaints – regardless of whether those complaints are for excessive force, verbal abuse or unlawful searches – pose a higher risk of engaging in serious misconduct in the future.