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'Blood on Our Hands': 400+ Groups Call on Biden to Support Making Vaccine Recipes Available to the World

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 18:57
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"This should be a no-brainer. President Biden must grant the [WTO] waiver so that millions around the world can develop the vaccine and save lives."

Noting 'Most Americans Do Not Give a Sh*t' What Parliamentarian Says, Campaigners Urge Biden-Harris to Fight for $15

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 18:13
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Why is President Joe Biden fighting harder for Neera Tanden's nomination than for the tens of millions of Americans who desperately need a raise?"

'Global Minimum Tax on Multinationals': An Open Letter to Joe Biden on International Corporate Taxation

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 18:09
José Antonio Ocampo, Joseph StiglitzFor too long, international institutions have failed to address one of the most toxic aspects of globalization: tax avoidance and evasion by multinational corporations.

Lawmakers Say Biden Admin Must Present Congress Legal Justification for Bombing of Syria

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 17:50
Andrea Germanos, staff writerSen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut said that "retaliatory strikes, not necessary to prevent an imminent threat, must fall within the definition of an existing congressional authorization of military force."

Climate National Action Plans "Appalling and Irresponsible"

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 17:46

'A Red Alert for Our Planet': New UN Report Shows Radically Bolder Action Needed to Hit 1.5°C Target

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 17:33
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"It's staggering how far off track countries are to dealing with the climate crisis."

The Most Fundamental Stumbling Block To Vaccine Access Is That Private Pharmaceutical Companies Are in Control and Rich Countries Are Enabling Them

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 17:30
Kerry CullinanCharitable donations from rich countries and individuals are welcome—but they won’t ensure fair vaccine distribution unless the drug-patenting system is reformed, too.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Condemns NYPD Test Deployment of K-9 Robot in Bronx Home

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 16:54
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"Please ask yourself: when was the last time you saw next-generation, world class technology for education, healthcare, housing, etc. consistently prioritized for underserved communities like this?"

Reopening Homestead Detention Center Is the Wrong Move

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 16:51

Biden Absolutely Has the Power To Unilaterally Cancel All Federal Student Debt. He Just Refuses To Do It.

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 16:36
Astra TaylorBiden owes this country debt relief not only because he campaigned on it, but because he helped cause the problem.

NIAC Statement on U.S. Strike on Syria

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 16:03

Windmills: The New Scapegoat

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:44
Robert C. KoehlerThe real scapegoat here is the Green New Deal, proposed legislation—not actual law—that begins re-envisioning who we are as a nation and what our relationship is to the future.

'The CDC Must Appeal Immediately': Trump-Appointed Judge Strikes Down Pandemic Eviction Moratorium

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:40
Andrea Germanos, staff writerThe pause on evictions was put in place to help stem the spread of Covid-19.

Trillions of Our Tax Dollars for New Nuclear Missiles? Let’s Stop the Omnicider!

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:15
Kevin MartinIt’s hard to imagine a more colossal waste of money, energy and human ingenuity, especially with the pandemic and climate chaos bearing down on us.

350 Calls UNFCCC Synthesis Report Findings 'Extremely Disappointing'

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:58

Biden 'Revenge' Bombing of Syria 'Violates International Law': Legal Scholar

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:50
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The use of military force on the territory of a foreign sovereign state is lawful only in response to an armed attack on the defending state for which the target state is responsible."