The Daily Populous

Tuesday March 15th, 2022 morning edition

image for Canceling $50,000 in student debt would help Americans whose 'only sin was to be born into a family who couldn't write a check for them to go to school,' Elizabeth Warren says

Sen. Elizabeth Warren told MSNBC Biden should cancel student debt to help millions of Americans.

Calls like Warren's have increased over recent months as payments are set to resume on May 1.

The White House chief of staff and the Education Department have hinted more relief may come by May.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has said it once, and she'll say it again: President Joe Biden can and should cancel student debt.

Student-loan payments have been paused, with interest waived, for two years as part of pandemic relief.

Warren has previously sounded the alarm on the effect failure to cancel student debt would have on elections, and she's not the only Democrat to do so. »

Government cuts fuel taxes by 25c and halves public transport fares for three months

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The Government will cut fuel taxes by 25c a litre for the next three months – and halve public transport fares.

The public transport subsidy would cost between $25m and $40m and would also be met from the Covid-19 response fund.

The Government’s policy goes further than the fuel tax cut that National was suggesting – a removal of the Auckland Regional Fuel Tax, which is 10c a litre. »

Tulsi Gabbard’s Biggest Political Donor In 2021 Is A Putin Apologist

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T he largest individual donor to former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s (D-Hawaii) PAC in 2021 is an apologist for Vladimir Putin who runs a nonprofit that aims to foster cooperation between the U.S. and Russia.

In 1983, towards the end of the Cold War, Sharon Tennison, an American activist, founded the Center for Citizen Initiatives.

Donations in support of Gabbard comprise 69% of Tennison’s total political giving, according to records with the Federal Election Commission. »

Live the Unwritten in Thursday’s Hogwarts Legacy State of Play

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Avalanche Software and Warner Bros. Games are happy to partner with PlayStation to bring you a special edition of State of Play entirely dedicated to Hogwarts Legacy.

Since we first revealed Hogwarts Legacy, the trailer has been viewed over 28 million times on the PlayStation YouTube channel.

Join us Thursday for this Hogwarts Legacy State of Play on Twitch or YouTube at 2 PM PT. »

The Return of Pax Americana?

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The policies that won the Cold War and thereby made the modern liberal international order were products of an unexpected hot war.

Now considered one of the most successful strategies in U.S. diplomatic history, containment was on the verge of failure before the Korean War broke out.

The war in Ukraine differs in many ways from the Korean War, not least because U.S. troops aren’t directly involved. »