Archive for January 18th, 2021

January 18th, 2021 - 12:54 pm § in America, Biden, Business, Economics, Environment, Science

Whither climate policy?

With the impending change in U.S. administrations, we can look forward to a more rational science-based climate policy (I say “more” because Republicans in Congress will throw up impediments), but will it — will anything — be enough? In these extracts from an article original[...]

January 18th, 2021 - 11:57 am § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Meet a Trump supporter

“A New Mexico county commissioner who heads Cowboys for Trump was arrested Sunday in Washington, D.C.,” Huffington Post reported on Monday, January 18, 2021. Couy Griffin (photo below), who was wanted on an arrest warrant for storming the Capitol on January 6, drove from his home in New Mexi[...]

January 18th, 2021 - 1:50 am § in Donald Trump, Economics, Politics, Racism

How clueless Democrats lost the white working class to Trump

An essay by Joan C. Williams, a professor at Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, published in Harvard Business Review in November 2016 (and cited in the January 19, 2021, issue of Barron’s magazine), became one of the most widely read articles in HBR’s history. Read it here. The wh[...]