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'We Cannot Be Fearful': Ocasio-Cortez and Omar Counsel GOP Over Death Threats From Pro-Trump Mob

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 20:10
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Courage is being scared to death, but remaining resolute."

To Combat Ongoing 'Human Rights Crisis,' 600+ Groups Urge Biden to Enact Utility Shutoff Moratorium on Day One

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 19:33
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"Private power utilities are disconnecting thousands of families every month, while continuing to reward shareholders."

'Fascist-Enabling Coward': McConnell Declines to Reconvene Senate for Trial as House Moves to Impeach Trump

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 19:18
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Regardless of what he leaks to the press, McConnell remains Trump's 'Enabler-in-Chief.'"

Biden Must Retire the Illogical Great Power Competition Paradigm

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 18:53
Sharon SquassoniThere is no winning a nuclear arms race and no winning a nuclear war. The use of any nuclear weapon in conflict is a loss for humanity. 

WATCH LIVE: US House Debates Historic Second Impeachment of Donald J. Trump

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 18:16
Common Dreams staff"Not one moment longer," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler. "The danger is too great. We must impeach."

The Houthi Designation: Tone-Deaf Foreign Policy for a Tone-Deaf Administration

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:46
Alexander LangloisThis public health crisis and the coinciding crisis surrounding basic resources constitute the humanitarian situation in Yemen today—a conflict that is completely manmade and caused by the poor decisions of non-democratic leaders in Yemen, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and the United States.

The Irony Of Calling America A 'Banana Republic'

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:33
Joseph NevinsThe history of the banana republic reminds us that the notion of the United States as a beacon of human rights and democracy is, for all too many across the globe, a lie.

Kicking Trump Off Social Media Won't Save Democracy, Say Antitrust Experts

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:30
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"If these firms are so powerful that they can be the primary gatekeepers between a president and the public, then they have outgrown democratic control." 

The Day the Confederate Flag Flew in the United States Capitol

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:14
Bill Moyers, Heather Cox RichardsonWhat happened in the 1850s and what happened in the present are very similar in a number of ways, though the symbol of the insurrectionist Confederate army never flew in that nation's capitol—not once—until January 6, 2021.

'They Should All Resign': Here Are the GOP Lawmakers Dodging Metal Detectors Installed After Capitol Assault

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:11
Jake Johnson, staff writer"What you will learn is they are the same ones who refuse to protect American children from gun violence and Americans from Covid."

Enough, My Beloved Colleagues

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:58
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer on American Petroleum Institute’s 'State of American Energy' 2021 Report:

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:48

The Case For Course Correction in Yemen's Endless War

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:31
Mahad DiriehThe crisis in Yemen is largely America's making. America needs to fix it now.

Amnesty Urges US Mayors and Governors to Protect People From Armed Right-Wing Groups Plotting New Attacks

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:17
Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe group warns the nation is "dangerously vulnerable to those who prefer inequity to fairness, hate over unity, and impunity over justice."

Let's Burn All Illusions in 2021

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:00
Faramarz FarbodExpect nothing transformative from the governing class. The future depends on what We the People will choose to do.

'Classic Case of Crisis Opportunism': Republicans in Three States Introduce Bills Criminalizing Protest in Wake of Capitol Attack

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:30
Kenny Stancil, staff writerThese proposed laws are "aimed at police brutality protests, not right-wing insurrection."