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A return to decency. AP Photo Already, a sea change. On the eve of their inauguration, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris held a searing memorial for the now 400,128 Americans killed, many needlessly, by COVID, the first public acknowledgment of the incalculable loss inflicted by an incompetent, post-...
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Thousands of migrants, mostly from Honduras, are blocked from traveling further on a road by security forces in Vado Hondo, Guatemala on January 17, 2021. (Photo: Luis Vargas/Andalou Agency via Getty Images) News
As Guatemalan Forces Beat Back Migrant Caravan, Biden Urged to Reverse Trump Policies of 'Cruelty and Coercion'
"The answer is not to continue doing more of the same but to envision a new direction that respects the political and economic self-determination and dignity of our Central American neighbors."
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Prince Charles, Prince of Wales attends the WaterAid water and climate event at Kings Place on March 10, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby - WPA Pool/Getty Images) Views
'It Is Like Satire': Prince Charles' Terra Carta Is a Manifesto for the Status Quo
The ecological crisis demands we protect the Rights of Nature from being watered down.
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Trump's Batty Garden of Heroes: Whitney Houston, Samuel Adams, Alex Trebek, Kobe Bryant, Johnny Appleseed and 200-Plus More Who've Done An Amazing Job
Trump's garden. Twitter photo In a perfect finale to the long, long madness, Trump spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and his last full day in office, sulking, raving, boasting of imaginary accomplishments, issuing 45 pages of "racist nonsense," and signing a meaningless executive order on his...
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Palestinians line up along Israel's separation barrier as they await their turn to pass through an Israeli military checkpoint. (Photo: delayed gratification/Flickr/cc) News
'No One Can Censor Reality': Human Rights Group Pushes Back After Israel Retaliates Against 'Apartheid' Label
"Israel cannot be considered a democracy, for it works to advance and perpetuate the supremacy of one group of people, Jews, over another, Palestinians."
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking before crowd of 25,000 Selma To Montgomery, Alabama civil rights marchers, in front of Montgomery, Alabama state capital building. On March 25, 1965 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo by Stephen F. Somerstein/Getty Images) Views
Israel Was Designated an Apartheid State by B'Tselem. What Martin Luther King Jr. Would Have Thought of That.
Those who argue that Dr. King would have had no problem with Israel’s policies in the Occupied Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank after 1967 are being illogical.
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Members of the Tshwane Special Infectious Unit on Covid-19 wearing personal protective equipment pick up a suspected coronavirus patient on January 15, 2021 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo: Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images via Getty Images) News
Warning World Is on 'Brink of a Catastrophic Moral Failure,' WHO Chief Denounces Vaccine-Hoarding by Rich Nations
"The price of this failure will be paid with lives and livelihoods in the world's poorest countries."
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A medical worker collects a swab sample from a mother for Covid-19 tests at a hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on August 16, 2020. News
Trump Accused of Trying to 'Inflict as Much Harm as Possible' With Billions in Global Health Funding Cuts During Pandemic
"These rescissions are filled with damaging and irrational cuts to programs critical in the fight against Covid-19."
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An inflatable nuclear missile balloon stands at the ready before Global Zero's rally to eliminate nuclear weapons begins in McPherson Square on April 1, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) News
Heightening Risk of Accidental Nuclear War, Russia Follows Trump's Lead and Withdraws From Open Skies Treaty
Moscow is reportedly willing to reverse its decision to pull out if the U.S. rejoins the pact credited with helping to prevent nuclear war.
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A Honduran child taken from his father after they crossed the U.S.-Mexico border together in June 2018. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
'Damning' New IG Report, Says ACLU, Shows Just How Far Trump Team 'Was Willing to Go to Destroy' Immigrant Families
"Just when you think the Trump administration can't sink any lower, it does."
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