What Europe can learn from the US about fighting racism – POLITICO

Shada Islam is a Brussels-based commentator on EU affairs. She runs New Horizons project, a strategy, analysis and advisory company. 

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Chicago Teachers — Biden Backs Teachers Refusing to Return to School: ‘I Know They Want to Work’

President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., January 20, 2021.

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Mitch McConnell Is Fuming As Democrats Ignore His Whining And Act Like A Majority Party

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) clearly isn’t taking his demotion to minority leader very well, lashing out on Twitter over Democratic

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UK did ‘everything’ to limit coronavirus deaths as 100K recorded – POLITICO

LONDON — Boris Johnson said the U.K. government “did everything we could” to limit the impact of the coronavirus, as

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Trump Impeachment — McConnell Votes to Dismiss Impeachment Trial as ‘Unconstitutional’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell walks through the Capitol in Washington, D.C., December 16, 2020. (Erin Scott/Reuters) Senate Minority Leader

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Democrats Are Preparing A COVID Relief Bill That Will Only Need 51 Senate Votes

Democrats in the House of Representatives are planning to work overtime to unveil a COVID relief package that will only

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Coronavirus: Biden Administration Looks to Buy 200 Million More Vaccine Doses

Vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at Queens Police Academy in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., January 11,

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Coronavirus & Public Schools: Teachers’ Unions COVID Ransom Demand

(maroke/Getty Images) Parents and community groups in big, Democrat-run cities from New York to Chicago to San Francisco would very

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China & Coronavirus — WHO Official: It’s ‘Definitely Too Early’ to Conclude Coronavirus Originated in China

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks next to Michael J. Ryan, Executive Director of the

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$15/Hour Minimum Wage Is Coming As Pelosi And Schumer Support Bernie Sanders Bill

The bill from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour over 5 years got support from

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On first call with Putin, Biden raises election interference, bounties, Navalny poisoning

Biden also intended to support Ukrainian sovereignty and his goal of extending a nuclear arms treaty for five years with

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Rich countries ‘hoarding’ vaccines, says South Africa’s president – POLITICO

As the EU and the United Kingdom engage in frantic negotiations to ensure there are no reductions to their coronavirus

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Schumer Says Impeachment Trial Will Move ‘Quickly,’ Won’t Require Many Witnesses

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) participates in a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, October 1, 2020. (Erin

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Chuck Schumer Urges President Biden To Declare National Climate Emergency

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urged President Joe Biden to consider declaring a national climate emergency. Video of Schumer on

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1 in 3 UK small firm owners say COVID rules harm more than help society – POLITICO

Nearly one in three small business owners in the U.K. say that government coronavirus restrictions are more harmful than helpful

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Marco Rubio: Impeachment Push Driven by ‘Vengeance,’ Not ‘Accountability’

Senator Marco Rubio, acting Chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence, speaks in Washington, D.C., January 19, 2021. (Joe Raedle/Reuters)

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Federsal Reserve Asset Purchases Overstate Inflation Expectations

United States Department of the Treasury headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) The Fed’s purchases of inflation-protected securities may misrepresent

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Coronavirus Vaccine: Biden Ups Daily Vaccination Goal to 1.5 Million

President Joe Biden speaks about administration plans at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 25, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) President

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