Articles from Your Democracy
President Joe Biden first came under pressure to declare a national climate emergency last week after Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) withdrew his support for climate legislation and killed a bill that promised to bolster renewable energy and electric cars in order to cut carbon emissions.
Former prime minister Scott Morrison will skip the first week of his first Parliament since losing the federal election to instead make an overseas trip to Japan.
We shall start today with an excerpt from Adam Lindsay Gordon, Hippodromania.
Our common descent we may each recall
To a lady of old caught tripping,
The fair one in fig leaves, who damned us all
For a bite at a golden pippin.