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Mayors and Governors Must Protect People From Armed Groups, Denounce White Supremacy

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:28

The Sentencing Project Condemns Lisa Montgomery's Execution

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:24

Covid-19 Under Apartheid: How Israel Manipulates Suffering of Palestinians

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:18
Ramzy BaroudLong after the deadly pandemic is contained, the tragedy of occupied Palestine will, sadly, continue unhindered, until the day that Israel is forced to end its military occupation of Palestine and the Palestinians.

A Winning Strategy for Joe Biden: Raise the Wage and Tax the Rich

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:02
Karen DolanDespite our sharp divisions, a majority of Americans are united behind many policies to combat poverty and reduce inequality.

Small Tweaks Won't Be Enough to Save American Democracy

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:29
Joseph StiglitzFortunately, Joe Biden will assume the US presidency on January 20. But, as the shocking events of January 6 showed, it will take more than one person—and more than one presidential term—to overcome America’s longstanding challenges.

Demanding Immediate Action Over 'Empty Promises,' Youth Climate Movement Announces Next Global Strikes

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:24
Jon Queally, staff writer"When your house is on fire," says Greta Thunberg, "you don't wait for 10, 20 years before you call the fire department; you act as soon and as much as you possibly can."

We Must Not Allow Violent Pro-Trump Insurrection to Usher in New Anti-Protest Laws

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 13:55
Christopher D. CookThe tools we create in response to the January 6 insurrection will be used to tamp down mass protest from the left.

Lawyer for Lisa Montgomery Condemns 'Craven Bloodlust' of Trump Administration as DOJ Executes Mentally Ill Woman

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:45
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Our Constitution forbids the execution of a person who is unable to rationally understand her execution. The current administration knows this. And they killed her anyway."

'Have They Ever Had a Job Before?' Cori Bush Tears Into Republicans for Evading Metal Detectors to Enter House Chamber

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:58
Jake Johnson, staff writer"If you work at McDonald's and you don't wear the uniform, you don't work that day. If you won't abide by the rules of this job, go find another one."

Amid Reports McConnell Backs Trump Impeachment, GOP Leader Urged to Prove It By Starting Trial 'Immediately'

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:00
Jake Johnson, staff writer"We know the forces that attacked the Capitol last week are planning more attacks. We cannot afford to wait one more minute. Every moment Donald Trump is in the White House our nation is put in further danger."

We Have Questions

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 05:34
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

With Alarming New Assessment, 17 Scientists Offer 'Cold Shower' to Wake Up Humanity to Hot World

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 05:00
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"We need to be candid, accurate, and honest if humanity is to understand the enormity of the challenges we face in creating a sustainable future."

Common Cause Calls on House to Swiftly Impeach Donald Trump

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 22:16

With Deep Fossil Fuel Ties, Justice Barrett Called to Recuse Herself From Pending Climate Case

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 21:53
Jon Queally, staff writer"Barrett posing as an impartial judge in this hearing for climate accountability is about as safe as the Big Bad Wolf giving Little Red Riding Hood directions to Grandma's house."

'About Damn Time': Cautious Optimism as Imminent Charges Reported for Michigan Ex-Officials Over Flint Water Crisis

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 21:48
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"Justice for Flint is long overdue," said Rep. Jamaal Bowman. "But we need... reparations and long-term support for the kids and families who were irreparably harmed by racism and greed."

We're All Prisoners of War Now

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 21:39
William AstoreWhen will America free itself from war?

'What the Hell Happened?': Bowman Introduces COUP Act to Investigate Pro-Trump Mob's Capitol Attack

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 21:25
Kenny Stancil, staff writerThe bill seeks to "establish an investigation into any further ties between Capitol Police and white supremacy, insurrectionism, or fascism."

Progress Michigan on Flint Water Crisis Charges

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 21:13