Let’s enjoy recent good news!

What's that feeling? Elation? Optimism? 

Pausing to savor partial successes is one way to sustain ourselves in the struggle to preserve democracy and build a fairer, more sustainable country. It's been a hell of a week, even if we're working for so much more. Enjoy it!

The Dems passed their climate, tax, and health care bill!

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will mean:

  • We make the largest investment ever to slow global warming
  • Medicare can finally negotiate drug prices
  • Expanded health care subsidies are extended
  • Big corporations will pay a 15% minimum tax
  • The I.R.S. gets more funding to catch cheats

CHIPS and Science Act could revive the U.S. computer chip industry.

Help for vets exposed to toxins passed despite GOP efforts to block it.

The Honoring our PACT Act of 2022 provides healthcare and other services related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service.

‘What recession?’: US employers add 528,000 jobs in July and inflation slowed.

Kansas result suggests 4 out of 5 states would back abortion rights in similar vote.

 Department of Schadenfreude:

More bad news for Alex Jones: He has to pay $50 million and the Jan. 6 Committee now has his texts.

Trump’s private residence in Florida searched by F.B.I.

Trump’s legal team is “planning for criminal charges” from the Justice Department.