‘Our fragile democracy has prevailed’: Berkeley community reacts to Joe Biden’s inauguration

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President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday was met with happiness and relief from Berkeley City Council and campus community members.
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Evolutionary revolutionary

To the Left

My mother always told me, “Democrats are the good guys and Republicans are the bad ones.” I quickly learned this was just her simplification of the truth.
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Fruitless conversations

Off the Beat

This moment with my cousin was memorable and valuable for both of us because these interactions with “the other side” are becoming fewer and fewer. The instant that we identify whether a person is a Democrat or a Republican, we often stop listening as we expect to learn nothing.
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Science should be nonpartisan, inform government policy

Science must be nonpartisan and tangibly inform political decision making. Scientists of both parties are obligated to model the nonpartisan nature of science, to ensure that these decisions are made with bipartisan engagement and uncompromised scientific support.
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