All Articles on Rights

 Du Bois, born February 23, 1868, wanted to build a democracy that respects the rights of all. Views
Remembering W.E.B. Du Bois: A Giant in the Struggle for Black Freedom in the US
As America faces a period of renewed racial and political polarization, Du Bois’s vision for building a multi-racial democracy is more relevant than ever
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Calls for the Biden Administration to Prioritize Our Water Infrastructure
Newly introduced legislation would help counteract decades of underinvestment in water infrastructure that's been plaguing America’s drinking water systems.
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I don’t want to have to struggle so hard to survive. I don’t want that for anyone. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Essential Workers Deserve $15 an Hour
We care for your parents, children, and homes. We should make enough to care for our own, too.
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Congress must take bold action to guarantee universal paid sick leave on the federal level. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Richest Country in the World Should Guarantee Universal Paid Sick and Family Leave
For workers like my mom, the financial strain caused by a lack of paid leave can be just as stressful as catching COVID-19.
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'Saving Lives Is Never a Crime': Aid Groups Reject Charges Over Mediterranean Refugee Rescue Missions
"This is a political declaration of intent to criminalize solidarity, and it has a deadly consequence: people die, when they could be saved," said the crew of the vessel Iuventa.
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Roger Garbey and Andres Hernandez install a solar panel system on the roof of a home on January 23, 2018 in Palmetto Bay, Florida. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News
'Good Jobs for All': Sunrise Movement Launches Campaign to Fight Climate Crisis With Work Guarantee
"With so much work to do building a better society that works for all of us, there's no reason anyone in the richest country in the history of the world should be unemployed, underemployed, or working a job that isn't in the public interest."
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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a combined news conference following a two-day international conference on Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine research and a meeting to decide whether Ebola in DR Congo still constitutes health emergency of international concern on January 12, 2020 in Geneva. News
'We Need to Be on a War Footing': Head of WHO Calls for Vaccine Patent Waivers to Halt Pandemic
"Dr. Tedros is right," said Oxfam International. "It's time to end vaccine monopolies."
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Banksy Does Oscar Wilde
Banksy's latest work “ Create Escape ,” a dazzling merger of tribute to Oscar Wilde and spotlight on prison abuses, shows an enterprising prisoner climbing down high red brick walls on knotted bedsheets ending in a typewriter to escape HM Prison Reading, formerly Reading Gaol, where Wilde served...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference about the opening of a Covid-19 vaccination site at the Hard Rock Stadium on January 6, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. ( News
FBI Urged to Probe Corrupt Vaccine Favoritism by Florida's GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis
"If this isn't public corruption, I don't know what is."
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 Palestinians carry injured people following an Israeli military strike on a UN school in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip on August 3, 2014. At least 10 people were killed in a fresh strike on a UN school in southern Gaza which was sheltering Palestinians displaced by an Israeli military offensive, medics said. (Photo by Ali Hassan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) News
'No One Is Above the Law': Rashida Tlaib Rips Biden Admin's Opposition to ICC War Crimes Probe of Israel
The Michigan congresswoman said the ICC "has the authority and duty to independently and impartially investigate and deliver justice to victims of human rights violations and war crimes in Palestine."
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