20/21 Vision: Election Results, Greenwashing, and Let’s Go Brandon

Published on: Nov 4, 2021fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round
  • First up: We’ve got a breakdown of what went down in elections all over the country this week, and what it could mean for next year’s midterms. 

  • Next: We’ll get into this week’s other big stories, from the latest on COVID-19 vaccines for kids to workplace vaccine mandates and Facebook’s retreat from facial recognition.

  • Then: Texas’ restrictive abortion law wound up in front of the Supreme Court again this week. We listened in on the arguments — and called up two of our lawyer friends to tell us what’s likely to happen next.

  • Plus: The U.N.’s yearly climate talks around underway — and people keep talking about greenwashing. We’ll explain what it actually is and how you can avoid it.

  • ICYMI: You might have heard someone say “Let’s Go Brandon!” at some point in the last few weeks. Here’s why it probably isn’t aimed at a Brandon near you.

  • Finally: New research finds women are better investors than men. We’ll talk to an expert about why that might be.



P.S. Here’s a tool you can use to figure out if your fave clothing company is as sustainable as it says it is, and here’s a tool to help screen your investments.



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