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'Join This Struggle,' Says Healthcare Activist Ady Barkan After Santa Barbara Approves Medicare for All Resolution

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 21:09
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The pandemic has made it painfully clear that the status quo is unacceptable," said another campaigner after a local community vote that speaks to a national trend.

Critics Warn New GOP Bill Shows 'It's Open Season on Voting Rights in Georgia'

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 21:03
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"Election laws should be structured to increase voter participation, not to suppress it."

Santa Barbara City Council Votes in Support of Medicare for All Resolution 

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 20:52

'We Can't Act Like This Isn't Happening': Marjorie Taylor Greene—and House GOP Caucus—Rebuked for Bigoted, Anti-Trans Speech on House Floor

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 20:27
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"We're gonna pass the #EqualityAct today, protect our LGBTQ+ family, and make the world a little bit better," tweeted Rep. Ocasio-Cortez following the remarks. "Nothing is going to stop that."

Rush Limbaugh Was Vital to the Conservative Movement—and Paved the Road for Trump

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 20:10
Steve RendallLimbaugh's show taught disparate parts of the right that they should be one big happy family. 

Because He Was A Black Man

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 19:59
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

Statement on Stalled Tanden Nomination

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 19:53

What Is a Migrant Worth?

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 18:47
Elsie RoderiquesCommunicating the value of people and nature in financial terms comes at a cost.

Passage of Georgia’s Extreme Voting Bills Would Be Devastating for Voting Rights

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 18:23

Fighting 'Disease of Greed and Destruction,' Water Protectors Blockade Over a Dozen Line 3 Worksites

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 17:47
Kenny Stancil, staff writerAnti-pipeline campaigners locked themselves to an overturned car and engaged in other forms of civil disobedience as the fight against the tar sands project in Minnesota continues.

'All Other States Should Follow': Advocates Applaud as Illinois Approves Elimination of Cash Bail

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 17:41
Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe move comes as part of a broader measure featuring what the ACLU called "important changes to policing and our criminal justice system."

Harvard Newspaper to Biden: Cancel More Than $10K in Student Debt and Don't Use Ivy League as Excuse Not To

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 17:20
Jake Johnson, staff writer"It's not our student debt—but we still want Biden to forgive it."

Jewish Groups Urge Biden to 'Review and Revoke' Trump-Era 'Made in Israel' Settlement Goods Policy

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 17:09
Brett Wilkins, staff writerThe groups said that the previous administration's order "runs counter to the Biden administration's policy of opposing settlement activity and unilateral annexation of territory."

New Report Estimating $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost 1.4 Million Jobs Is Wrong

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 17:09
Arindrajit DubeA much-cited Congressional Budget Office estimate doesn’t reflect the best economic evidence.

Mexico's Decision to Ban Glyphosate Has Rocked the Agribusiness World

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 16:55
Timothy A. WiseGM corn presidential decree comes despite intense pressure from industry, U.S. authorities.

By Putting Big Pharma's Patents Before Patients, Doctors Will Further Erode Trust in Experts

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 16:03
Jonathan CookDoctors have largely been trained into complicity with a medical money machine.

California Net Neutrality Law Clears Major Hurdle

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 16:01