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Law Enforcement's Dangerous Double Standards on Protest

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:44
Basav SenWe're getting an up-close look at how law enforcement treats left and right protests differently. But the solution is protecting protest, not supercharging law enforcement.

The GOP Intends to Entrench Its Shrinking Minority Over the Majority

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:18
Robert ReichHere's their playbook—and what the rest of us can do to stop them.

Deb Haaland Is Ideal Choice for Interior Secretary

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:09

Danny Glover Explains Why He's in Alabama With Amazon Workers

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:03
Sarah Anderson"I agree with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's view that the best anti-poverty program is a union," says Hollywood actor and veteran progressive activist.

'A Disgrace': Israel Sending Covid Vaccine Overseas as Occupied Palestinians Left Without Access

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:34
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Deeply, deeply messed up... Honduras, 7,500 miles away, will get some but Palestinians living under Israeli control still neglected."

Nomadland: The Lifetime Impacts of Gender-Bias in Wages

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:56
Chuck CollinsWatch the movie. Then read the book.

Our Fundamental Right to Vote Is Under Attack

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:40
Jesse JacksonIn state after state, Republicans want to suppress voting because they know they are a minority party.

Senate Should Confirm Haaland for Interior Secretary

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:17

Sunrise Movement Statement on Senator Manchin’s Indecision on Rep. Deb Haaland

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 14:01

'This Is Unacceptable': Progressives Reject Manchin Proposal to Cut $15 Minimum Wage Proposal to $11

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 09:51
Jake Johnson, staff writer"The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage."


Tue, 02/23/2021 - 00:53
Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

As Millions in Texas Lack Safe Water, Sunrise Movement Rallies at State Capitol Demanding Green New Deal

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 21:59
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Texas is the perfect example of what happens when our politicians cater to fossil fuel executives instead of the young people who have been... warning of an impending climate emergency like this."

Catholic Advocates Call on Congress to Pass a Pathway to Citizenship

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 21:56

Trump Reported Making More Than $1.6 Billion While President

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 19:49
Jordan Libowitz, Caitlin MonizWhen Trump failed to separate himself from his businesses—and in fact used the presidency to increase his business earnings—he made it clear that his top priority was his personal profits.

Virginia—the Nation's "Death Penalty Capital"—Poised to Become First State in South to Ban Capital Punishment

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 19:42
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"Thankfully, the repeal of the death penalty by its leading practitioner gives hope that work for justice is not in vain."

'Wear Your Damn Masks, Please,' Says Rep. Pocan After NIH Director Ties Politicization to 'Tens of Thousands' of US Deaths

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 19:13
Jessica Corbett, staff writerCovid-19 has killed nearly half a million people in the United States.

Analysis Shows US Could Help Vaccinate the World for $25 Billion, But Biden Pledged Just $2 Billion at G7 Meeting

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 18:52
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The world's going to have to get vaccinated either way," said Peter Maybarduk of Public Citizen. "The longer we delay, the more the pandemic is going to cost everyone."