Election 2020

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“This Is Democracy’s Day”: Joe Biden Sworn In as 46th President of the United States

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as president and vice president of the United States on Wednesday, taking power amid a devastating pandemic made worse by the malfeasance and incompetence of twice-impeached President Donald Trump. WATCH NOW: Today we celebrate #Inauguration2021. Tune in as @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris are sworn in and become President […]

January 20th

Biden’s Dirty Dozen: “Your Solicitor General should not be a lawyer who fought FOR big oil”

Environmental and government accountability advocates expressed concern over a report that President-elect Joe Biden is considering a corporate attorney who defended oil giant Royal Dutch Shell in climate liability lawsuits for the post of solicitor general. By Brett Wilkins Common Dreams HuffPost reports David Frederick, a partner at the Washington, D.C.-based law firm Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel […]

January 11th

Fridays for Future: Trump’s failed Q-coup is the antithesis of peaceful protest

occupation of the United States Capitol building by a mob of violent, overwhelmingly white, insurrectionists — incited and encouraged by President Trump in an attempted coup seeking to overthrow an election — was a shocking, seditious extension of the conspiracy-laden white supremacy Trump has embraced for decades and fomented as a candidate and president By Climate Denier Roundup […]

Evangelical climate activists call for an end to the violence and chaos

The Evangelical Environmental Network and Young Evangelicals for Climate Action are calling for an end to the senseless violence and chaos at the United States Capitol today, and for President Trump to immediately cease the baseless claims of election fraud. By Rev. Mitch Hescox and Rev. Kyle Meyaard-Schaap Evangelical Environmental Network  In the fall, over […]

14 Hours after Trump’s MAGA mob stormed Capitol in coup attempt, democracy prevails as Congress certifies Biden win

Hours after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol Building in a flailing but dangerous attempt to overthrow the democratic process—an effort incited by President Donald Trump and abetted by GOP lawmakers—Congress early Thursday officially certified President-elect Joe Biden’s decisive 306-232 Electoral College victory. Vice President Mike Pence formally ascertained Biden's win as the clock […]

January 7th

Big victory for climate action as Warnock and Ossoff win GA Senate runoffs!

With the Democratic Party poised to take control of the U.S. Senate on the back of projected victories by Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff—achievements made possible by tireless grassroots organizing—progressives on Wednesday wasted no time making clear that Democrats will soon have a mandate to urgently pursue a transformative policy agenda aimed at tackling the immediate crises facing […]

January 6th