Trump responds to a deadly shooting in Portland by blaming Democrats — and calls for the National Guard

Trump responds to a deadly shooting in Portland by blaming Democrats — and calls for the National Guard

One person was killed in Portland, Oregon on Saturday after supporters of President Donald Trump lead a caravan into the city — and instead of trying to deescalate tensions, Trump spent Sunday on Twitter threatening to send in the National Guard. Among a slew of…

How Biden has — and hasn’t — harnessed the national reckoning on race

How Biden has — and hasn’t — harnessed the national reckoning on race

June 2, 2020, was Joe Biden’s moment to rally America. The nation was reeling from days-long protests over the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man in Minneapolis, and the systemic racism that has long plagued the country. Instead of addressing protesters’ calls,…

Closed Schools Are a National Emergency — Where Is the Audacity?

Closed Schools Are a National Emergency — Where Is the Audacity?

Supporters of the Cherokee County School District’s decision to reopen schools outside the district’s headquarters in Canton, Ga., August 11, 2020. (Dustin Chambers/Reuters) Closed schools are a national emergency that will damage an entire generation of children. Many districts seem to be defaulting to a…

The National Trust to cut 1,200 jobs after losing £2m in pandemic

The National Trust to cut 1,200 jobs after losing £2m in pandemic

The National Trust is planning to make 1,200 staff redundant as it looks to save £100million in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The conservation and heritage charity, which has 5.6 million members, said it has lost almost £200m as a result of the Covid-19…

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