Marc Dunkelman offered commentary on President Joe Biden's ambitious infrastructure plan and the role that former Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo (now U.S. Secretary of Commerce) has played in its launch.
Rich Arenberg provided commentary in this article, "If what Majority Leader Schumer is arguing is that a Section 304 revision of the budget resolution can be used to create another reconciliation bill, I think there is a strong case."
In this article, Michael Kennedy speaks on the circumstances that people in their 20s have grown up with — pointing to 9/11, a recession, and COVID — that lead to economic, social and mental struggles.
Emily Oster in the Los Angeles Times, "We are so focused on this one risk, and it’s not that I’m a COVID denier — I think COVID is really bad. But it’s not right to say it is the only risk people face. The mental health costs of isolation in your house for months and months and months are real."
Jori Breslawski on Political Violence at a Glance, "The prevention of environmental terrorism requires governments to take action if they hope to meet the challenges of the changing nature of politically motivated attacks."
A new strategic plan for sustainability outlines five key commitments to address Brown’s impact on the natural environment, while calling for an expansion of education and community engagement around sustainability issues.
Emily Oster provided commentary in this article stating, "In practice, what will happen if we prioritize teachers for vaccines and more teachers are vaccinated, we will see more school openings, but it will be slow."
This article cites the Costs of War report, stating: "According to the Costs of War Project at Brown University's Watson Institute, more than 43,000 Afghan civilians have been killed during the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan, now in its 20th year."