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Suit Against Student Debt Relief Slammed as 'Transparently Frivolous Publicity Stunt'

"Why would this group bring this baseless claim?" asked the White House. "Because opponents of the debt relief plan are trying anything they can to stop this program that will provide needed relief to working families."

Julia Conley ·


'Shameful': Steny Hoyer, No. 2 House Democrat, Opposes Stock Trading Ban

"Democratic House leadership," noted one observer, is "shooting down a wildly popular messaging bill right before the midterms."

Kenny Stancil ·


UN Human Rights Office 'Deeply Disturbed' by Arrests of Anti-War Protesters in Russia

"We call for the immediate release of all those arbitrarily detained and for the authorities to abide by their international obligations to respect and ensure the rights to freedom of expression and of peaceful assembly."

Jessica Corbett ·


Applauding Biden Push to End US Hunger, Groups Demand 'Deeper' Structural Reforms

"To end hunger we need a serious effort to address poverty and its root causes," said one anti-hunger campaigner. "A framework that is focused on dismantling structural inequities and ensuring broad based prosperity for all is essential."

Julia Conley ·


Walkouts Underway in Virginia Against Youngkin's Attack on Trans Students

"It is shameful to pin your political hopes on your willingness to harm an already marginalized group of kids," said one critic of the Republican governor's plan to roll back transgender students' rights.

Brett Wilkins ·


University of Idaho Employees Warned Not to Discuss Abortion or Provide Birth Control

A memo from the school's legal department shows how "Republican politicians are already criminalizing abortion, which has extreme consequences—but they won't stop there," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Julia Conley ·


15K Miles of New Oil Pipelines Worldwide Show 'Almost Deliberate Failure to Meet Climate Goals'

The United States is currently developing more new oil pipeline capacity than any other country, a global analysis shows.

Jake Johnson ·


'We Have to Fight': Poor People's Campaign Rallies for Clean Public Water in Jackson

"Here in Jackson there will probably be a time when there's crowds as far as the eye can see, people from all over, because somebody's been poisoning the water," said Bishop William J. Barber II.

Kenny Stancil ·


'A Really Big Hole': Sabotage Suspected as Nord Stream Pipelines Spew Methane

An investigation into the mysterious damage is ongoing amid fears of pollution and another supply shock that could worsen Europe's energy crisis as winter nears.

Jake Johnson ·


Big Business Lobby Endorses Permitting Overhaul as Manchin Tries to Salvage Dirty Deal

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a powerful corporate group allied with fossil fuel interests, called Manchin's bill "thoughtful" as environmentalists warn it would further damage the planet.

Jake Johnson ·

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