Friday, April 2, 2021
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Friday, April 2, 2021

It's 42 degrees in Franklin Park today. Here's the news—

'Green New Deal' Leaders See Biden Climate Plans As A Victory, Kind Of

Danielle Kurtzleben, NPR

For Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and progressive climate activists, the Biden infrastructure plan shows the influence of the Green New Deal. But they think it's nowhere near big enough.

Chinese firms — and African labor — are building Africa’s infrastructure

Frangton Chiyemura, The Washington Post

The research shows Chinese companies hire large numbers of local employees.

The reason many Guatemalans are coming to the border? A profound hunger crisis.

Kevin Sieff, The Washington Post

Chronic childhood malnutrition doubled in Guatemala between 2019 and 2020. In areas where migrants are mainly coming from, the rates are higher than anywhere in the world.