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Lynching Political Correctness

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:08
Robert C. KoehlerAre we in a state of national emergency?

If Lawmakers Really Care About "Unity" They Should Support Policies Voters Actually Want

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:41
Emily Galvin-Almanza, Sean McElweeAmericans largely support progressive policies—despite objections from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. Now is the time to pass them.   

'Dangerous and Delusional': Biden Warned Against Compromising With Insurrectionist GOP on Covid Relief

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:23
Jake Johnson, staff writer"We have the majority, and we have a mandate. We need to bring immediate, comprehensive relief to people without compromising with the same party that just encouraged and excused an insurrection."

54% of Americans Want Trump to Face Criminal Charges for Inciting Deadly Mob Attack on US Capitol: Poll

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:27
Jake Johnson, staff writerThe new survey also found that 56% of Americans want the Senate to remove Trump and bar him from holding office again in the future.

'$2,000 Means $2,000': Ocasio-Cortez Says $1,400 Payments in Biden Plan Fall Short of Promised Relief

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:08
Jake Johnson, staff writer"$2,000 does not mean $1,400."

Biden's $1.9 Trillion Relief Plan: $400 Unemployment Boost, $1,400 Checks, and Billions in Additional Aid

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:35
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Congress should immediately move to pass President-elect Biden's plan," said Claire Guzdar of the Groundwork Collaborative. "And we can't stop there."

'Damning' New IG Report, Says ACLU, Shows Just How Far Trump Team 'Was Willing to Go to Destroy' Immigrant Families

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 23:56
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"Just when you think the Trump administration can't sink any lower, it does."

Trump Rule Aimed at Forcing Banks to Fund Gun Makers and Big Oil Called 'Parting Gift' to Corporate Cronies

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 22:15
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"We call on the Biden administration to pursue all available courses of action to ensure that this rule never takes effect."

Government Report Reinforces That Cruelty Drove Family Separations

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:31

Because 'Time for Urgent, Bold Change Is Now,' 200+ Groups Tell Biden to End Failed War on Drugs

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:22
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"We are urging the administration to abandon criminalization as a means to address substance use, and instead ensure universal access to equitable evidence-based solutions rooted in racial and economic justice and compassion."

How We Came to Build A Progressive Ground Game

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:20
Sheila Rawat, Elisa DevlinAfter Bernie's campaign ended, we were determined to stay in the fight. We built our own structure which was key in the freedom and guidance in making our actions effective.

Arrests in Minnesota After Water Protectors Chain Themselves Inside Pipe Section to Halt Line 3 Construction

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:17
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Enbridge's last-ditch effort to build fossil fuel infrastructure is killing people and the planet."

ACLU Comment on Scathing Family Separation Watchdog Report

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:59

Rushed OCC Rule Is Trump’s Parting Gift to Climate Polluters

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:25

New Analysis Shows US Police 3 Times More Likely to Use Violence Against Leftist Protesters Than Far-Right

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:25
Brett Wilkins, staff writerThe report's findings came as a surprise to virtually no one. 

Conservationists File Lawsuits to Stop 'Death Sentence to Wolves' Ordered by Trump

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:13
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"This delisting decision is what happens when bad science drives bad policy."

Will the Senate Confirm Coup Plotter Victoria Nuland?

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:09
Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. DaviesNuland would be a ticking time-bomb in Biden’s State Department, waiting to sabotage his better angels much as she undermined Obama’s second-term diplomacy.

Praise for AG’s New Lawsuit Against NYPD Over BLM Protests

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 19:46