Arkansas’s Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson says mandates are deepening resistance to Covid-19 vaccination in his state.
A mandate for state employees “would probably increase vaccination rates, but it would also increase the resistance of some,” he says.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says it’s “utterly essential” that Congress raise the debt ceiling before Dec. 3, calling it “inconceivable that America should prove itself unwilling to pay the bills it’s already incurred.”
“I have confidence it will get done,” she adds.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats are “almost there” on an agreement on a social safety net bill which would also allow a bipartisan infrastructure bill to move forward.
"I think we're pretty much there now,” she tells @jaketapper. “…We're almost there."
“Patience is a virtue simply because people who care about virtue say it is.”
@kate_sweeny on why we value patience and how being impatient might have a purpose, especially if it involves social justice.
Listen to the podcast. cnn.it/3pxMHKI
Today @edgarwright guest edits @ObsNewReview, celebrating the launch of his new film, Last Night in Soho.
Dissect the best of British film and unravel the truth about women working in Sixties Soho. Plus, Rachael Stirling remembers her mum Diana Rigg.
Only with today's Observer.
Don’t miss today’s @ObsNewReview, guest edited by Last Night in Soho director @edgarwright.
Edgar will be in conversation with @KermodeMovie about British film - and the Martin Scorsese film club he set up with Quentin Tarantino.
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Celebrate the launch of #LastNightInSoho by delving into today’s @ObsNewReview, guest edited by the director himself, @edgarwright.
Featuring a Q&A with Succession’s Kieran Culkin and Thomasin McKenzie’s cultural picks.
Only with the Observer today.
How powerful are American workers? On our “Checks and Balance” podcast:
- The Economist’s @S_Rabinovitch takes us to a picket line
- We go back to a walkout in Old Hollywood
- @BetseyStevenson on how long this moment could last econ.st/3jsFHLe
"Food waste really is one of the world's most overlooked environmental problems," says Rayner Loi. "And this is why at Lumitics we're passionate about building solutions to help tackle food waste and loss" ti.me/3aYjgsM
Central bankers remain confident that higher inflation is not here to stay. On “Money Talks” @SoumayaKeynes, our Britain economics correspondent, explains why the Bank of England might be the first to raise interest rates econ.st/3pjYcFg
Are you a teacher? A principal? A student?
Education innovators, providers, and entrepreneurs who continued to support underserved families during COVID-19 should apply for the STOP Award's $1 Million Prize.
Spread the word and go to stopaward.com to enter!
COP26: Instead of lectures to India, West needs to pay up
India is undertaking an energy transition even as it works to alleviate poverty — no simple feat
Read today's op-ed by Vijaya Ramachandran and Sandeep Pai 👉toi.in/WX01VY/a24gkVp
We need to end harassment through FIRs
India’s central and state governments have long misused a variety of laws and rules to cow opponents and silence critics
Read today's op-ed by SA Aiyar 👉timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/Swaminom…M1