Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Big New Asian Trade Deal

The Story: On November 15, representatives of 15 Asian countries signed a trade deal that is designed to create the world's largest-ever single market, the...

Health: SCOTUS Hears Arguments About Obamacare

The Story: On Tuesday, November 10, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a lawsuit brought by 18 states (of which Texas is the...

It Was a Good Year for Incumbent Governors

The Story: In 2020, eleven of the states of the United States held gubernatorial elections. In nine of those, an incumbent was eligible for, and...

Health: Rick Bright & the Incoming Administration’s Covid-19 Task Force

The Story: The transition team around President-elect Joseph Biden is putting together a team of experts who will be responsible for US policy vis-a-vis the...

Important Ballot Measures in the 2020 Election

The Story: Several states had fascinating referenda and initiatives on their ballots this year, that drew a little of the spotlight away from the battles...
Wildfires rage in both northern and southern California

Suggestive Results in the House of Representatives

The Story: Last week's election was never expected to threaten the Democratic Party's control in the House of Representatives, and it did not. But there...

Health: After Delay, Covid-19 Hits Sweden

The Story: The prime minister of the Kingdom of Sweden, Stefan Lofven, reported last week that a person close to him had come into contact...

Health: The Meaning of the “Phases” of Vaccine Testing

The Story: There has been a good deal of discussion recently of the development of vaccines intended to immunize people against a Covid-19 infection....

A Struggle in the Trenches for the US Senate

The Story: It appears at this writing that the control of the US Senate will remain in Republican hands when the new members are inaugurated...
Trump reportedly loves to TiVo his rallies

Health: Trump Rallies Questioned as Covid Risks

The Story: CNN has tallied up Covid numbers by county in the aftermath of several recent campaign rallies featuring President Donald Trump. It has found...