From our History section: on this day in 1981 Ronald Reagan signed the “Economic Recovery Act,” signaling the beginning of “trickle-down” economics, the decimation of middle-class benefits and the staggering rise of income inequality in America…

From History: https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/reagan-signs-economic-recovery-tax-act-erta? increased deficits, tax breaks for wealthy, rise of oligarchy, anti-union, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, reduced government services, infrastructure impacts, Kemp

From The New Republic: “[the GOP knows] they cannot win hearts and minds [since] the demographics of the U.S. are inexorably shifting towards nonwhites and secularism,” so the GOP’s only hope is undermining democracy…

From The New Republic: https://newrepublic.com/article/167100/republican-party-turning-america-into-hungary? Trump, treason, January 6, Jan 6, Big Lie, evangelicals, white supremacy

If you haven’t heard of the “De-growth” movement here’s a good spot to start learning about an important concept for the future of the planet, and why businesses don’t need to be afraid of it…

From Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2020/02/why-de-growth-shouldnt-scare-businesses de-growth, degrowth, capitalism, consumerism destroying planet, current path not sustainable, overpopulation

From our History section: yesterday was the 97th anniversary of a Tennessee teacher being prosecuted for teaching evolution instead of religious nonsense — today some states, like Texas & Florida, want to turn back the clock…

From History: https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/monkey-trial-begins? Scope Monkey Trail, Bryant, Darrow, Tennessee, public education, theocracy, anti-fact, dark ages, history.com