The national death toll from covid-19 is set to hit half a million next month, and new strains of the virus threaten. Joe Biden has called for a “major war effort” including direct funding of $ 350 million. Now he’s aiming for 150 million vaccine doses in his first 100 days. Gregg Gonsalves Comments on what Biden and Congress need to do now.
Also, with the pandemic and economic collapse, Biden knows he’s had to work harder and faster than any other president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He has less than a hundred days to start his initiatives – he has to set the tone in ten. John Nichols comments on what Biden achieved in his first week – and what his next priorities should be. Also: the need to charge Trump with inciting insurrection.