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Remembering Debra White Plume

4 hours 12 min ago
Ben PriceSeen through her guileless eyes, the humble truth of our kinship and solidarity beneath the real—though disproportionately unequal—oppressions of empire, became clear.

Largest US Federal Workers Union Blasts Trump-GOP Push for Pay Freeze as 'Demeaning, Dishonest, and Cruel'

4 hours 27 min ago
Jake Johnson, staff writer"It's sad that even on his way out, President Trump still can't resist the opportunity to stick it to the government workers."

'What the Hell Are They Doing?' Outrage as GOP Tries to Adjourn House With Millions Going Hungry, Covid Surging

7 hours 11 min ago
Jake Johnson, staff writer"They're treating this like a game. Leaders don't abandon people in their time of greatest need," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Trump's "Eyes and Ears" at DOJ Reportedly Banned From Building After Trying to Get Inside Information on Election Fraud

16 hours 27 min ago
Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe news report broke as the White House announced the appointment of the official, Heidi Stirrup, to the board of visitors to the United States Air Force Academy.

Director of National Intelligence Admits Government Used Section 215 to Track Browsing History

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 23:50
Brett Wilkins, staff writerAfter initially denying the practice, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe admitted the government engaged in activity "that could be characterized" as tracking website visits. 

'You Alone Can Save His Life': Edward Snowden Urges Trump to Pardon Julian Assange

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 22:18
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"Mr. President, if you grant only one act of clemency during your time in office, please: free Julian Assange," the NSA whistleblower tweeted.

200+ Health Experts Urge Biden to Reduce 'Dangerously Overcrowded' Prisons During Pandemic

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 21:30
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"We need to decarcerate to keep people in these places and in the surrounding communities safe."

'Last Decade to Save the Planet': Group Puts Forth 50 Bold Climate Actions for Biden

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 21:29
Julia Conley, staff writerThe Center for Biological Diversity on Thursday called on President-election Joe Biden to make good on his pledge to not "just tinker around the edges" of solutions to the climate and planetary crisis, detailing 50 steps Biden can take to address pollution, environmental injustice, and the heating of the planet.

Facing Opposition From Progressives, Gina Raimondo Withdraws From Consideration as Biden's HHS Chief

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 21:16
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"We're in the middle of the worst public health crisis in modern history—it is absolutely amazing that a person with this particular record is even in CONTENTION for the nation's top healthcare job," said one journalist.

Campaigners Put Forth 'Cabinet Climate Test' for President-Elect Biden

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 20:46
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"We demand an executive branch ready to stand up to the fossil fuel industry and face the climate crisis at scale."

US, UK Governments Should Free Julian Assange

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 19:58
Reagan M. SovaLeaders across political divides should be pressured by the public to free Assange and defend press freedom.

My Cousin Vinny Gets Out-Bonkered by The Ultimate Karen and It Is...Something

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 19:39
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

Major Gains for Rights of Nature Movement Met With Corporate and State Backlash

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 19:27

200 Health Experts Urge President-Elect Biden to Reduce Incarceration Levels

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 19:23

Indian Farmers Continue Historic Protests After 250 Million People Rise Up Against Modi's Neoliberal Policies

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 19:20
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"The government side [was] not ready to listen to any of our demands and they have left us with no choice but to protest on the streets," said one farmer-organizer.

Why the Fed Needs Public Banks

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 18:59
Ellen BrownThe Fed must rely on private banks to inject credit into Main Street, and private banks are currently unable or unwilling to do it. The tools the Fed actually needs are public banks, which could and would do the job.

Rights of Nature Debate Reaches New Heights

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 18:42
Markie Miller, Crystal JankowskiA bill was just proposed in Missouri to ban Rights of Nature litigation, the American Petroleum Institute just filed a brief to oppose local Rights of Nature laws, as the Democratic Party shows interest in the concept.