News Roundup: Ukraine wants no-fly zone; GOP attacks citizens’ rights; good jobs report

News Roundup: Ukraine wants no-fly zone; GOP attacks citizens’ rights; good jobs report

It is Friday. The relentless pace of the invasion of Ukraine is brutal. Calls from Ukrainians for the U.S. and NATO allies to enact a no-fly zone have been tempting to some but don’t change the nature of the problems on the ground. In fact, they may only exacerbate what is already an intolerable and inhumane situation. At the same time as President Biden and others look abroad, Republicans in our country continue their attacks on children, on women, on Indigenous communities, and on education. The GOP’s plan, vocalized by Texas Rep. Chip Roy over the summer, until they can retake power and do away with most democratically instituted checks and balances, is to create “chaos and [the] inability to get stuff done.” And that is indeed what they are trying to do. 

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