For more on the historic roots of antisemitism and why it continues to fuel white nationalism today, @hari speaks with @pnadell, @DTAnalytics, Eric Ward and @RDerekBlack as part of our ongoing series, "Exploring Hate."
Who we are as nations can still be defined over the next few months. The history of our pandemic response is only partially written. Great things can still happen.
Billions of vaccines. Not meant to sit on shelves. Let’s do something. /end
Senate Democrats biggest and perhaps last push this year for major voting rights legislation is headed for near-certain defeat on Wednesday because of widespread opposition from Republicans.
Get MAD. #VotingRightsNow
The Senate is set to vote today on key voting rights legislation that would among other things establish Election Day as a national holiday and set national minimum standards for early voting and voting by mail.
Republicans are set to block the bill.
There are so many critical climate investments in the Build Back Better Act —from clean energy tax credits, a Clean Energy Accelerator, EJ Block Grants, building electrification rebates, and more. It has hurt to lose CEPP, but there's so much more that we must win. Onward.
I’m going to tell you that libraries are important. I’m going to suggest that reading fiction, that reading for pleasure, is one of the most important things one can do.” -Neil Gaiman
Please read this utterly gorgeous PSA.
@lifeinleaves When I was a bookseller people who needed to ask were appalled when I told them that in my teens my favourite writers were Desmond Bagley and James Herbert rather than anything 'improving'. A great piece by @neilhimself on why 'wrong books' is a bad idea
What's striking is not what this article says about the toxic 'bro culture' at Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos's space company, but that the WashPost is seriously investigating its owner's company. A bad day for Bezos's space company; a good day for his newspaper.
“the reinstatement of the [Texas] law is merely temporary, for now.”
Thanks for the clarification, @neal_katyal.
The Department of Justice now has until Oct. 12 to reply to the ruling, and the ban remains in effect until then.
A bunch of reporting on this isn't right. @ZoeTillman as usual has it correct--the Appeals Court has temporarily let the law in Texas go into effect pending briefing on whether the injunction should remain. The AppCt hasn't reinstated the Texas abortion law for all time, they 1/2