Perhaps most important of all, [Biden's] bringing the U.S. back into the Paris climate accords, signaling an understanding that a planetary crisis demands planetwide measures and that the largest carbon-emitting economies should be leading the way. “This isn’t [the] time for small measures,” Biden has said. “We need to be bold.”
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"Finally, we must recognize that our struggle is global. What the United States government has done to its people by denying them what they need to live a life of dignity is what the United States has imposed upon people around the world..."
"The population went under ‘lockdown’ on March 20. Business taxes and domestic debts were suspended, those hospitalized had 50% of their salaries guaranteed and low-income households qualified for social and family assistance schemes, with food, medicine and other goods delivered to their homes..."
"Trump has proven to be America’s twenty-first-century maestro of death and destruction, the P.T. Barnum of, as he put it predictively enough in his Inaugural Address, “American carnage.” In fact, he’s been a master of carnage in a way no one could then have imagined."
Every major problem we have is global in its scope and requires global cooperation: climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic, and nuclear war and all require international cooperation. Negotiation and diplomacy are required.
"...empire-building has always been the path of this vocally republican nation. Like racism and slavery, empire evolved rather than ended."
"Since January, Trump has escalated...threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster."