May 28, 2020
4:22 PM (39 minutes ago)
Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse made his debut in Congress in 2007. Back then, hopes for congressional action on climate change were high,...
May 22, 2020
Unemployment is getting worse. Congress is under increasing pressure to pass more spending bills to rescue the economy. So far Congress has focused on immediate relief, but congressional leaders have signaled that future proposals could focus on infrastructure and jobs.
We talk to someone who’s trying to make sure...
May 14, 2020
Naomi Klein has had a long career as a journalist. Time and time again, she's seen capitalists take advantage of crises. She saw it when she was a reporter in Iraq, and noticed it again while reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Now, she's seeing the agents of capitalism rush in to profit off of the...
May 7, 2020
Hurricane season starts in a few weeks, but officials across the country have their hands full managing COVID-19. Experts suggest we may be on the verge of another wave of infections as states end their stay-at-home orders. So what happens if a hurricane or other major natural hazard hits the US during the...
Apr 30, 2020
The pandemic continues to wreak havoc on public health and people’s livelihoods.
But remember folks, there’s a Presidential election on the other side of all of this.
New York Times Columnist Tom Friedman discusses whether Joe Biden will step up on climate if he makes it to the White House, and why mother nature...