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The U.S. of A(rms)

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 20:50
William HartungUnless you’re Raytheon or Lockheed Martin, selling arms is one area where no one should want to keep America "great."(Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force/Brad Fallin)

2021 Social Security COLA Inadequate For COVID-Ravaged Seniors

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 19:29

Leaker of Pentagon Papers: Trump Is an Enemy of the Constitution and Must Be Defeated

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 19:15
Daniel EllsbergAs president he has assaulted not only the First Amendment but also virtually every other aspect and institution of our country that preserves us as a republic. (Photo: Christopher Michel, noamgalai /

Amazon Workers in Germany Strike on Prime Day for Better Pay and Right to Organize 'Without Big Brother Watching'

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 18:55
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"While Amazon claims that they respect workers' right to join and form trade unions, it has not publicly disavowed... claims about surveillance and tracking of worker organizing and labor union activity."

Virginia Online Registration Portal Left Unworkable—Just Hours Before Deadline—After Cable 'Accidentally Cut'

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 18:29
Julia Conley, staff writerCivil rights organizations on Tuesday vowed to make sure Virginia residents are able to vote in the November elections after—for the second time in a recent presidential election year—the state's online voter registration portal crashed.

Asked About Trump Effort to 'Unilaterally Delay Election,' Barrett Says She Would Approach It With 'An Open Mind'

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 17:50
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"This shouldn't be a hard question. The fact that she would not answer it is deeply troubling."

'This Is a Dog Whistle': Barrett Condemned for Implying That Being LGBTQ Is a Choice and Saying Working With Anti-Gay Hate Group Was 'Wonderful'

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 17:50
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"This is why so many people, including many parents who send their children to conversion therapy, think being LGBTQ is a choice. As judges know, language matters."

As the Virus Rampages Through Washington, Essential Workers Nationwide Are Paying the Price

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:56
Derrick Z. JacksonWe should not forget that essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic continue to pay the biggest price for a national response to the crisis that verges on fratricidal. (Photo: Claudia Wolff/Unsplash)

Five Things Mark Zuckerberg Must Do If He’s Serious About Preventing Election Violence

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:44
Jessica J. González, Igor VolskyFacebook has the power, and the responsibility, to stop violence from these armed groups before it starts.(Photo: Getty)

Because 'People Are Suffering,' Ro Khanna Says Democrats Have 'Moral Obligation' to Pursue Deal With White House on Covid Relief

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:37
Jake Johnson, staff writer"We are the party that stands for the working poor," said the California Democrat.

Ahead of Prime Day, Amazon Must Respect Workers' Right to Unionize

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:35

New Report: Illegal Air Pollution in Texas Has Doubled Since 2015

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:29

Groups Sue Over Weak Emission Standards for Chemical Plants Linked to Cancer

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:22

Public Records Sought Over Delays in National Climate Report

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:16

The Nightmare Facing the Poor and Working Class If There’s Not Another Stimulus

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 15:52
Jeff SchuhrkePres­i­dent Trump and con­gres­sion­al lead­ers have been say­ing for months that a sec­ond $1,200 check is on the way. But with­out anoth­er relief bill, even this mea­ger finan­cial assis­tance will not materialize. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)

'Uninhabitable Hell' for Millions: UN Report Sounds Alarm on Humanity's Continued Destruction of Planet Earth

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 15:37
Brett Wilkins, staff writerPolitical and business leaders are being "willfully negligent" as natural disasters nearly double this century, the world body's special representative for disaster risk reduction said Monday.