Browsing: U.S Politics

Open thread for night time owls: Trump's failure to do greater than speak about opioid main issue prices lives

David Dayen at The Intercept writes—Trump’s Failure to Take on Opioid Difficulty Is Costing Lives, Space Democrats Say:  IT’S BEEN NEARLY six months considering the fact that President Donald Trump issued an government order forming a fee to struggle the country’s opioid main issue — which he defined on August 10 as “a countrywide emergency” — and virtually…

DeVos ends Obama-generation Name IX coverage: “The generation of rule by way of letter is over”

The lengthy-awaited finish to the Obama management’s coverage on Name IX enforcement got here nowadays, however what ultimately replaces it’s nonetheless now not settled. Training Secretary Betsy DeVos issued a memorandum this morning that withdraws arguable “Pricey Colleague” steerage letters that emphasised a decrease evidentiary same old and, critics say, confused faculties into kangaroo courts…

Open thread for night time owls: Social systems endure as $eighty billion extra is introduced to Pentagon finances

At CommonDreams, Jake Johnson writes—U.S. Says No Cash for Social Systems, However ‘$seven hundred Billion to Kill Other folks? Yeah That We Have’: The place have been the pundits and elected lawmakers who whinge approximately the price of offering healthcare to all American citizens while the Senate voted to spend $seven hundred billion at the…

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