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'Perverse' Supreme Court Ruling 'Effectively Ensures That Innocent People Will Remain Imprisoned'

"This is radical. This is horrifying. This is extremely scary," said one public defender.

Jessica Corbett ·


Arizona, West Virginia Residents Risk Arrest to Demand End to Filibuster

"Our democracy is on life support," said campaigners. "There's no time to ask nicely."

Julia Conley ·


Campaign Launches 'Summer of Action' to Protect Medicare From Stealth Privatization

Medicare "is under threat today from the constant efforts of private insurance companies and for-profit investors who want to privatize it and turn it into yet another shameful opportunity to make money," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.

Kenny Stancil ·


Florida Student's Graduation Speech About Curly Hair Highlights Cruelty of 'Don't Say Gay' Law

Having to use a euphemism to discuss his identity "was a really dehumanizing decision," said Zander Moricz. "I just had to be clever about it—but I shouldn't have had to be."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Ashamed' of 'Warmongering' and 'Lies,' Veteran Russian Diplomat Resigns

"Am I concerned about the possible reaction from Moscow?" said Boris Bondarev. "I have to be concerned about it."

Julia Conley ·


Oil Giant Consultant Resigns, Citing Operations Beyond 'Limits of Our Planetary Systems'

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Kenny Stancil ·


On Eve of Cisneros-Cuellar Showdown, Progressives Feel 'Sense of Hope'

"We will not settle for anti-choice, fossil fuel-funded candidates like Henry Cuellar," said Ezra Oliff-Lieberman with the Sunrise Movement. "It's time to step up."

Andrea Germanos ·


In 'Staggering Milestone,' Over 100 Million People Displaced Worldwide

"This is not a refugee crisis—refugees are not the cause," said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. "This is a political crisis, and it will only be solved with solidarity and political will."

Julia Conley ·


'Truly Dangerous': Biden Vows US Military Response If China Invades Taiwan

Biden's threat risks "helping to bring about a Taiwan conflict," said one foreign policy scholar. "Self-injurious and entirely unforced."

Kenny Stancil ·


WHO Chief Warns Humanity Lowers Guard Against Covid-19 'At Our Peril'

The pandemic, says Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, is "most certainly not over."

Andrea Germanos ·

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