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My New Year’s Resolution To Republican Politicians Regarding ESG
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My New Year’s Resolution To Republican Politicians Regarding ESG

Date: January 1, 2023 To: All Republican Politicians Who Are Concerned About ESG From: Bob Eccles Subject: Extending an Invitation to Meet with You ___________________________________________________________ It is customary on New Year’s Day to make resolutions. Here is one of mine. It is an offer to meet with any GOP politician at the federal or state level to talk about ESG.Person writing new year resolutions first person viewgetty Before explaining my resolution, I want to sincerely wish all of you a Happy New Year and all the best for a great 2023. While I’m a Democrat, I am not a doctrinaire one. I live in Massachusetts and happily voted twice for Charlie Baker as Governor and contributed to his campaign. In admittedly modest amounts because I am only an academic. Thus, despi...
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10 years since Sandy Hook – what’s changed? Politics Weekly America special – podcast | Politics

On 14 December it will be 10 years since the Sandy Hook elementary school mass shooting, when a 20-year-old killed 20 children aged six and seven, as well as six adults. The Guardian’s Joan E Greve travelled to Newtown, Connecticut to speak with Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden of Sandy Hook Promise, the parents of Dylan and Daniel, who were killed that day. She meets teenagers from the Junior Newtown Action Alliance, who now go through terrifying lockdown drills as preparation for another shooting, who want to see more change in gun legislation. She also speaks with Senator Chris Murphy, who helped draft the first significant gun control policy in the US in 30 years this year. Together they discuss what more could and s...