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What's in Build Back Better? Where Does It Go Next?

Li Zhou Vox
The most ambitious social policy bill since the New Deal, Build Back Better includes more than a half billion dollars to fight climate change, universal pre-K and child tax credits and elder care, among other initiatives.

Friday Nite Videos | October 29, 2021

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Katie Porter Slams Oil Execs. Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical Cast Perform. The Hypocrisy of Bailouts | Jon Stewart. The Civil War | Trailer. The Devil (Jason Sudeikis) Stops by Weekend Update.

Friday Nite Videos | October 15, 2021

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The Real Reason the Economy Might Collapse | Robert Reich. Children’s Author Tells the True Story of Columbus’ Exploits. The Last Time the Globe Warmed. Fruits of Labor | PBS. The End of Oil, Explained | Vox + Netflix.

The End of Oil, Explained | Vox + Netflix

As the planet warms, why is it so hard to turn away from fossil fuels, and can we do it in time? “The End of Oil, Explained,” narrated by Ethan Hawke.

Friday Nite Videos | October 8, 2021

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Sanders' Blunt Rejoinder to Manchin's 'Entitlement Society' Word Games. Happy 25th Anniversary Fox News! Here's Why Hollywood Crew Workers Have Authorized a Strike. There’s Hope in the Latest Climate Report. Blue Bayou | Movie.

$3.5T Isn't That Expensive. It's a Drop in the Bucket.

Ben Davis The Guardian
Biden's Build Back Better budget reconciliation bill amounts to only 1.5 percent of US gross domestic product. If it were to pass as is, the US social support system would still be small by world standards.

Here's Why Hollywood Crew Workers Have Authorized a Strike

Hollywood production workers who make content for Netflix, Amazon, Disney & other studios are working 12-hour days for poverty wages while streaming giants make billions. Now 60,000 crew workers represented by IATSE are gearing up for their first nationwide strike.

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