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With 'Absolute Drubbing' of Right-Wing, Progressive Champion Jacinda Arden Wins Historic Landslide Reelection in New Zealand

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 18:49
Brett Wilkins, staff writerThe incumbent prime minister's Labour Party received a higher share of the vote than at any time in more than half a century. 

Senator Markey and Congressman McGovern Demand Fair Elections in Bolivia

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 18:05

Critics Say Deregulatory Rush Shows Even If Defeated the Trump White House Willing to 'Scorch the Earth Before They Go'

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 16:49
Brett Wilkins, staff writerFrom bomb trains to biometrics to workers' rights, the administration accused of last-minute rollbacks that could prove hard for successive government to overturn.

Despite Warnings of Otherwise 'Preventable Deaths,' Trump Heads to Wisconsin for Super-Spreader Rally

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 15:42
Jon Queally, staff writerAs the Trump campaign continues to make attendees sign liability waivers in case they become infected, one public health expert said that "indicates they know the reality because if they weren't worried about it then they wouldn't bother."

America Is Complicit, as Yemen Spirals Toward Mass Starvation

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 14:53
Juan ColeHuthi rebel fighters inspect the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 5, 2017. Saudi-led warplanes pounded the rebel-held capital before dawn after the rebels killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh as he fled the city following the collapse of their uneasy alliance, residents said. (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP via Getty Images).

The Monster and the Trump

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 14:44
Christopher BrauchliThe foregoing is nothing but a smattering of the words the trump has used to describe women. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty)

Dianne Feinstein Was Harder on Preteen Climate Activists Than She Was on Amy Coney Barrett

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 14:32
Mariah KreutterSen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaks as the Senate Judiciary Committee hears from legal experts on the final day of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, on October 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Susan Walsh-Pool/Getty Images)

Corporatist Judge Barrett–Two More Senate Abstentions Needed to Stop Trump

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 14:23
Ralph NaderThe hearings were truly a travesty. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman - Pool/Getty Images)

Four Ways to Find Equanimity When the News Is Overwhelming

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 14:13
Zoe WeilEquanimity is defined as mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in difficult situations. (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Humility, Caring and Wisdom Make a Better Future Possible

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 13:57
David SuzukiIn the face of uncertainty, nature brings solace and sustenance. (Photo: Tory Johnson via Unsplash)

Beware of Presidents Promising 'No More War' at Election Time

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 13:52
Natalie DowzickyBeware of such ending-the-war promises during election season—unfortunately they are somewhat of an election staple, as history shows. (Photo: Program Executive Office Soldier/Flickr/cc)

Vote NO On CA Prop 22: Reject This Corporate Power Grab

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 13:39
Robert ReichRight now, massive corporations like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Postmates, and Instacart are pouring nearly $200 million into a giant PR campaign designed to get you to vote for this. (Photo: Screenshot)

Report: Retail Industry Opposed Criminal Justice Reform in at Least 18 States

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 13:15

'Well That Is Incredibly Racist,' Says Kamala Harris Campaign After David Perdue's Dogwhistle Attack at Trump Rally

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 12:47
Jon Queally, staff writer"This kind of vile, race-baiting trash talk is what President Trump has unleashed from sitting Republican members of the Senate," said Perdue's Democratic challenger, Jon Ossoff, in response.

Worst, Ever

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 04:08
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

Biden Can’t Let Republican Court Packers Intimidate Him Into Pledging Not to Unpack the Courts

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 20:22
Miles MogulescuIf Biden wins the Presidency and Democrats flip the Senate, their aim should be to unpack the courts. (Photo: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Activists Sentenced for 2018 Anti-Nuclear Protest at Georgia Naval Base

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 20:17
Brett Wilkins, staff writerFather Stephen Kelly and Patrick O'Neill were sentenced to nearly three years and 14 months in prison, respectively.

With 170+ 'Protect the Results' Events Planned for Nov. 4, Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to 'Ensure Voters Have the Last Word'

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 20:14
Julia Conley, staff writerPro-democracy advocates are organizing more than 170 events in anticipation of President Donald Trump illegitimately declaring victory in the Nov. 3 election before all the votes are counted, or potentially refusing to accept the election results. 

Trump Advisers Privately Warned GOP Donors About Covid-19 in February While Telling Public Virus Was 'Very Much Under Control'

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 19:37
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"Apparently, if Americans want to hear the full truth from the Trump administration about the severity of Covid-19, they need to be wealthy and well-connected donors."