All News Articles

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
With Puerto Rico Still Waiting on Approved Emergency Food Aid, Sanders Condemns Trump for 'Holding Funds in Red Tape Limbo'
"Congress passed emergency nutrition assistance for Puerto Rico weeks ago. The administration should immediately release these funds."
Read more
'They Despise Diplomacy, and Thirst for War': Iran Accuses Trump Administration of Closing Path to Peace With New Sanctions
"Trump's desperate administration is destroying the established international mechanisms for maintaining world peace and security."
Read more
Monday, June 24, 2019
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) New Report Details the 15 House Democrats That Should Face Progressive Challengers
Publication from RootsAction offers non-exhaustive list of who should face primaries
Read more
Sign reads: We need better climate action now. 'A True Public Health Emergency': 70+ Medical Groups Sound Alarm on Climate Crisis
Groups lay out action agenda to advance climate solutions and strengthen resiliency
Read more
Escalating "Crisis of His Administration's Making," Trump Imposes New Sanctions Against Iran
"Sanctions are what got us into this mess, more sanctions will not get us out of it."
Read more
protester Billionaires to 2020 Presidential Hopefuls: 'America Has a Moral, Ethical, and Economic Responsibility to Tax Our Wealth More'
In an open letter, 18 individuals from 11 families detailed the sweeping benefits of imposing a wealth tax on the richest Americans
Read more
A protester holds a sign in front of the CIA's exhibitor booth at the American Library Association's 2019 annual conference. (Photo: Callan Bignoli) Citing CIA's Dark History, Librarians Protest Agency's Recruiting at Their Conference
"Everything they stand for is a violation of the values of librarianship, so we protested."
Read more
The Exxon Mobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, seen from the top of the Louisiana State Capitol, March 5, 2017. In Far-Reaching Plan, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Proposes Radical Changes to Fossil Fuel Industry
"Governor Inslee's plan is the first we've seen that truly acknowledges this emergency and proposes critical steps to turn it back."
Read more
UN Expert Warns Inequality and Austerity Are Intensifying Global Mental Health Crisis
"We must end austerity and start investing in people and communities," said U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
Read more
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker Advocates Say Illinois Ban on Private Immigrant Detention Centers, a 'Firewall' Against Trump's Attacks on Immigrants, Should Be Model for Country
"We will not allow private entities to profit off of the intolerance of this president."
Read more
Financed by Tax on Wall Street Speculators, Sanders Plan Would Wipe Out All $1.6 Trillion in US Student Loan Debt
"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."
Read more
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Women chant slogans and gesture as they march with Palestinian flags during a demonstration in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019 against the US-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity. - The United States is set to co-chair a two-day conference in Bahrain from June 25, focusing on the economic aspects of President Donald Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The Bahrain conference could see large-scale investment pledges for the Palestinian te Palestinians Dismiss Economic Portion of Kushner Plan as Dead-on-Arrival Failure
"Kushner can't tell us he cares about ending poverty for Palestinians while inflicting more poverty on them."
Read more
Coordinated by Extinction Rebellion NYC, 70 people or more were reported arrested after the group staged a sit-in on Eight Avenue in midtown Manhattan in order to bring attention to the failure of the paper—and that of the journalism industry overall—to adequately report on the global urgency of skyrocketing greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, rapidly warming oceans, and all the associated perils that result. 'Report the Urgency! This Is a Climate Emergency!': 70 Arrested Outside New York Times Demanding Paper Treat Climate Like the Crisis It Is
"This is the biggest crisis in human history. What are we going to tell our children when they ask us: why didn't we do anything to stop it while we still had time?"
Read more
'Fund Climate Solutions, Not Endless War': 22 Arrested Demanding US Build Windmills, Not Warships
"We engaged in civil resistance to underscore our conversion demand," said one of those arrested. Pentagon-funded shipyards "should be helping to solve the climate crisis, not building weapons that make the problem worse."
Read more
Saturday, June 22, 2019
Demonstrators march through downtown calling for the abolition of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on August 16, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) 'Not One More Dollar': Even as Trump Postpones Raids, Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib Vow to Oppose All Funding for 'Hateful Border Agenda'
"These radicalized, criminal agencies are destroying families and killing innocent children. It is absolutely unconscionable to even consider giving one more dollar to support this President's deportation force that openly commits human rights abuses and refuses to be held accountable to the...
Read more
Activists run towards the Garzweiler open-cast mine. The protests for more climate protection in the Rhineland continue. (Photo: David Young/picture alliance via Getty Images) 'We Are Unstoppable, Another World Is Possible!': Hundreds Storm Police Lines to Shut Down Massive Coal Mine in Germany
"This is not only about coal power," said one Ende Gelände spokesperson. "This is about changing a destructive system that is based on the quest for infinite economic growth and exploitation. We are fighting for a future in which people count more than profits."
Read more
Trolling America, Trump Pins Tweet Showing Him Staying in Power Until... Forever
"I'm not one to get riled up over Trump tweets, but this one is pretty damn scary."
Read more
Because 'Drums of War Are Beating,' Bernie Sanders Says Everything Must Be Done to Prevent US Attack on Iran
"Voices of dissent went unheeded in the lead-up to the Iraq war," says the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. "They must be heeded now."
Read more
Friday, June 21, 2019
'Not On Our Watch': Rights Groups Rally to Help Immigrant Communities Ahead of Reported Weekend Raids by ICE
"ICE is doing this to not just rip apart hundreds of families apart but also to terrorize everyone else. This is the definition of terrorism."
Read more
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday ordered state police to find state Senate Republicans who fled the capital Thursday. After Oregon Republicans Scurry Off to Avoid Voting on Climate Bill, Governor Sends State Police to Bring Them Back
"It is absolutely unacceptable that the Senate Republicans would turn their backs on their constituents who they are honor-bound to represent here in this building."
Read more
Video captured the explosion that took place at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Philadelphia early Friday morning. What the 'Fossil Fuel Economy Looks Like': Demands for Climate Justice After Explosion Rocks Philly Oil Refinery
"Unless we change course now and treat the crisis for what it is, we will continue to see more disasters like today."
Read more
'Completely Horrific': Journalist E. Jean Carroll Becomes 24th Woman to Accuse Trump of Sexual Assault
"How many women have to accuse Trump of rape and sexual assault before Republicans give a shit?"
Read more
Time to Drop Out? Poll Shows 72% of Democratic Voters Think There Are Too Many Candidates Running for President
Just 16 percent of Democratic voters said the number of candidates in the race is "about right," according to a Hill-HarrisX survey
Read more
A young migrant girl sits on the floor as her father, recently released from federal detention with other Central American asylum seekers, gets a bus ticket at a bus depot on June 11, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. Migrant Children Imprisoned in Texas Detail Border Patrol's "Level of Inhumanity"
"We've seen the worst conditions that we've seen in the last three years of conducting these visits."
Read more
Speaker Nancy Pelosi applauds U.S. President Donald Trump at the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. As Trump Claims Power to Bomb Iran at Whim, Anti-War Voices Say: 'Where Is Congress?' and 'Peace Begins With Us'
"Decisions about war and peace should not be left to the whims of a president who is ill-prepared, ill-informed, and ill-advised."
Read more
Slamming 'Corruption' That Has Allowed Rampant Abuse, Warren Releases Plan to Ban Private Prisons
"There should be no place in America for profiting off of putting more people behind bars or in detention."
Read more
Activists with Ende Gelände march to stage a blockade of the German Garzweiler surface mine on June 21, 2019. Because 'Another World Is Possible,' Tens of Thousands of Activists Stage Climate Mobilizations in Germany
With anti-coal Ende Gelände action in one city and Fridays for Future rally in another, activists demand urgent climate action
Read more
'War Is Hell': As Survivor of Conflict, Rep. Ilhan Omar Makes Impassioned Case Against US Attack on Iran
Addressing President Donald Trump directly, the Minnesota congresswoman said, "Do not listen to the warmongers and war profiteers whispering in your ear."
Read more
After Approving Strike on Iran Backed by Bolton, Pompeo, and Haspel, Trump Reportedly Called Off Attack at Last Minute
"This ought to put an end to dismissal of a U.S. war of choice with Iran as too idiotic to happen, and an end to the idea that if it did happen it would be an 'accident,' as opposed to immoral madness."
Read more
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Shoes are left by people at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas, June 21, 2018 during a protest rally by several American mayors against the US administration's family separation policy. Trump Prepares to Open New 'Captured Children' Facility in Texas as Hundreds of Rights Groups Call for Decriminalizing Migration
Federal policies on immigration continue trending in a more punitive direction
Read more
Refusing to Comply With 'Dehumanizing' Rules Any Longer, Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Defies Regulators
A state-mandated, medically unnecessary exam prior to an abortion "is just assault," clinic officials say
Read more
'Our Climate Is Breaking Down. Business As Usual Is Over': Campaigners Interrupt Televised Speech of UK Treasury Official
"The people in this room have been funding climate change, and we're not giving the banks and hedge funds a pass for their unethical investment decisions anymore," said one Greenpeace campaigner
Read more
Trump, MBS Peace Advocates Praise Senate for Voting to Block 'Brazen Power Grab' by Trump to Sell Saudis More Weapons
By arming the Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen, said Amnesty International, "the U.S. government has already devastated the lives of thousands."
Read more
An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Sidewinders" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) May 10, 2019 in the Red Sea. Pentagon Releases, Then Deletes, Document Detailing Use of Nuclear Weapons to Restore 'Strategic Stability' for US Military
"At a time of rising nuclear tensions, casually postulating about the potential upsides of a nuclear attack is obtuse in the extreme."
Read more
Study Confirms GOP Medicaid Work Requirements Succeeded in Taking Away People's Healthcare, But Did Nothing to Boost Employment
"If the GOP wants to help people find work, they should invest in employment programs and guarantee health care as a right—not punish people who are struggling."
Read more
bombed factory in Yemen 'Rare Piece of Good News for the People of Yemen' as UK Court Finds Weapons Sales to Saudis Unlawful
"No matter what atrocities it has inflicted, the Saudi regime has been able to count on the uncritical political and military support of the U.K."
Read more
As Trump Says "You'll Soon Find Out" About Attack on Iran, Congress Urged to Act Immediately to Avert War
"Donald Trump and John Bolton can't be trusted in such a dangerous situation and they may need to be pushed kicking and screaming towards deescalation."
Read more
'For What?' Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize After Praising Segregationist Senators
"I'm disappointed that he hasn't issued an immediate apology for the pain his words are dredging up for many Americans. He should," said Sen. Cory Booker
Read more
Accusing US of 'Intrusion' Into National Airspace, Iran Shoots Down American 'Spy' Drone
"U.S. drone intrusion to the Iranian airspace is clear violation of the U.N. Charter and national sovereignty of the country," said one top Iranian national security official
Read more
'These Are Huge Checks Being Written to Boeing and Lockheed': Rep. Rashida Tlaib Rips Endless War Budget as House Passes $733B in Military Spending
"We should be cutting checks to everyday people struggling to make ends meet."
Read more
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
At House Hearing, Poor People's Campaign Demands End to 'Systemic Policy Violence Against the Poor'
Not addressing poverty "is constitutionally inconsistent, it is economically insane, and it is morally, morally, morally wrong," said Rev. Dr. William Barber.
Read more
Advocates Push for Structural Reforms at House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery and Racial Injustice
"When zip code determines what kind of school you go to, when zip code determines what kind of food you can eat—these are the vestiges of enslavement that people don't want to deal with."
Read more
Tiffany Cabán, candidate for Queens D.A., has the endorsement of a number of prominent progressive Democrats. (Image: Cabán for Queens) 'Once-in-a-Generation Candidate' for Queens DA Tiffany Cabán Counts Sanders, Warren, AOC as Supporters
"Our criminal justice system needs to change. New Yorkers deserve a seat at the table, and a champion who will fight to realign our priorities toward equal treatment under the law. If Tiffany Cabán wins, things are going to change."
Read more
'We Need to Ban Fracking': New Analysis of 1,500 Scientific Studies Details Threat to Health and Climate
"The data show that fracking impairs the health of people who live nearby, especially pregnant women, and swings a wrecking ball at the climate."
Read more
Protest at saudi embassy After Damning UN Report, Human Rights and Press Freedom Advocates Demand Justice for Khashoggi
"Impunity in this case poses too great a risk to the safety of journalists everywhere."
Read more
Amid Rise of Xenophobes Like Trump, UN Report Shows World's Refugee Population Has Exploded to More Than 70 Million
The UN's commissioner on refugees called far-right anti-immigrant rhetoric "damaging" while pointing out that some of the least developed countries are most generous to asylum-seekers
Read more
Power plant Chorus of Outrage as Trump Admin. Throws Climate, Public Health Under Bus by Killing Obama-Era Clean Power Plan
"This is an immoral and an illegal attack on clean air, clean energy, and the health of the public."
Read more
Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden holds a campaign event at the IBEW Local 490 on June 4, 2019 in Concord, New Hampshire. Vowing Not to 'Demonize' the Rich, Biden Tells Billionaires 'Nothing Would Fundamentally Change' If He Was Elected
It "might be the most honest thing he's said since he defended segregated schools."
Read more
California Gov. Gavin Newsom California Gov. Gavin Newsom Apologizes for Treatment of Native Americans: It Was "Genocide. No Other Way to Describe It"
Newsom issues apology to gathering of tribal leaders and in new executive order
Read more
Bastille Day military parade 'Back to His Military Parade Bullshit': Trump's July 4th Celebration to Feature Music, Soldier Demonstrations, and Flyovers
Some Senate Democrats raised concerns that "the president's involvement at the event will turn the long-standing, nonpartisan celebration into a de facto campaign rally."
Read more
Progressives Vow to Stop 'Unconstitutional' War as Trump Paves Way to Attack Iran Without Approval From Congress
"Once more for people in the back: Trump and Pompeo can't go to war without congressional approval," said Rep. Barbara Lee
Read more
Critics Lament as 126 House Democrats Join Forces With GOP to Hand Trump 'Terrifying' Mass Domestic Spying Powers
"The Democrats who voted against this common sense amendment just threw immigrants, LGBTQ folks, activists, journalists, and political dissidents under the bus by voting to rubberstamp the Trump administration’s Orwellian domestic spying capabilities."
Read more
transmountain protest 'This Pipeline Will Not Be Built,' Indigenous and Climate Leaders Tell Trudeau After Canada Approves Trans Mountain Expansion
The federal government's decision on the dirty energy project came just a day after the House of Commons voted to declare a climate emergency
Read more
A collapsed block of ice-rich permafrost along Drew Point, Alaska. 'Canary in the Coal Mine': Experts Warn of Climate Tipping Point as Scientists Find Permafrost Thawing 70 Years Ahead of Schedule
"It's very likely that this phenomenon is affecting a much more extensive region."
Read more
'Joints Will Be Separated': Revealing Gruesome New Details of Khashoggi Murder, UN Report Says 'Inconceivable' Crown Prince Not Involved
"Evidence points to the 15-person mission to execute Mr. Khashoggi requiring significant government coordination, resources, and finances."
Read more
For Not Mentioning Climate Crisis or Soaring Inequality, Sanders Calls Trump 'Man Living in Parallel Universe' Who 'Must Be Defeated'
"Our job is to keep our eyes on the prize, which is creating a decent life for all people," Sanders in video response to the president's official 2020 kickoff speech. "Our job is to resist Trump's effort to divide us up."
Read more
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Women's Rights Advocates Call On Democratic Candidates to Address Healthcare and Equity Issues Affecting Women in 2020 Debates
UltraViolet previously helped convince the Democratic Party to include female moderators in the primary debates
Read more
Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Moral Action Congress of the Poor People's Campaign June 17, 2019 at Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. Straight to Wall Street Fundraiser After Leaving Poor People's Forum, Biden Tells Fat Cat Donors: 'You Guys Are Great'
Billionaire Trump backer was among those solicited by the 2020 Democratic candidate
Read more
fuel truck Even If All US Drilling and Fracking Halts Today, Warns New Report, 'Flood of Toxic Waste Streams' Will Grow for Decades
Detailing decades of EPA's mismanagement of toxic fossil fuel waste, researchers demand immediate action to stem assault on people and planet...
Read more
'A National Disgrace': Minimum Wage Workers Can't Afford Two-Bedroom Apartment In Any State or City in the US
"So long as there is a national housing shortage," says Rep. Ayanna Pressley, "the American Dream remains largely deferred."
Read more
Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back at Liz Cheney: 'What Do You Call Building Mass Camps of People Being Detained Without Trial?'
"Concentration camps are considered by experts as 'the mass detention of civilians without trial.' And that's exactly what this administration is doing."
Read more
ICE agents stage a raid to arrest an undocumented immigrant in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn on April 11, 2018 in New York City. Outrage and Warnings of 'Ethnic Cleansing' as Trump Threatens Mass Raids Against Millions of People in the US
"Trump's outrageous threats are meant to instill fear in immigrant communities and must be forcefully condemned."
Read more
Aiming to Oust Another Pro-Corporate Democrat, Educator Jamaal Bowman Launches Progressive Challenge to Rep. Eliot Engel
"It's time to build a new America, a new America that taps into its unlimited potential...That's the America I want to be a part of."
Read more
Sharan Burrow says political leaders need to give working people confidence in a 'just transition' away from coal. (Photo: Wayne Taylor/Sydney Morning Herald) Backing Just Transition for Workers, International Union Leader Says, 'No Jobs on a Dead Planet'
"We will work to see no one is left behind," vowed the general secretary of the world's largest trade union confederation
Read more
A team from the Danish Meteorological Institute travels across the melted sea ice to retrieve equipment. Photograph: Steffen M Olsen/Twitter 'This Should Scare the Hell Out of You': Photo of Greenland Sled Dog Teams Walking on Melted Water Goes Viral
"This is beautiful the way fiery balls of lava are beautiful: deadly."
Read more
Trudeau Approval of Tar Sands Pipeline, Say Critics, Would Make 'Absolute Mockery' of Climate Emergency Declaration Approved Less Than 24 Hours Ago
"Fossil fuels must stay in the ground. Forget 'climate neutral' and clever accounting. Our emissions must start their way to zero. Now."
Read more
Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) WATCH: Rep. Katie Porter Explains to Swing District Constituents Why Her Conscience Demands Support for Trump Impeachment Inquiry
"If Katie Porter, from a purple district, is brave enough to do the right thing, what are House Dems from safe blue districts doing?"
Read more
'If This Is True, They Are Even Bigger Lunatics Than We Realized': UN Officials Reportedly Believe Trump Planning 'Massive' Bombing Campaign in Iran
"There would be no going back from this. There's no such thing as a 'one and done' military strike on Iran."
Read more
'Barreling Towards Another Catastrophic War,' Trump Orders 1,000 More Troops to Middle East to Threaten Iran
"None of this would be happening if Trump didn't back out of the Iran nuclear deal," said Rep. Ilhan Omar
Read more
Monday, June 17, 2019
'Huge Victory' for Grassroots Climate Campaigners as New York Lawmakers Reach Deal on Sweeping Climate Legislation
"What a massive win for the climate justice movement and the frontline communities that have fought so hard for this."
Read more
Syrian refugees are seen outside their makeshift tents at an agricultural field where they set camp in Saadnayel in the Lebanese Bekaa valley on December 12, 2012. 'Brink of Catastrophe' as Trump Muslim Ban Keeps Refugees in Limbo
"These are families who put their trust in the United States at their most desperate hour."
Read more
A screenshot from The Story of Stuff's new video, The Story of Water: Who Controls the Way We Drink? 'The Story of Water': New Video From Story of Stuff Team Delivers Short, Beautiful Smackdown of Water Privatization
"We know what really happens when a city turns over this precious resource to corporations"
Read more
Because 'This Is a Public Health Crisis,' Pennsylvania Gov. Urged to Investigate Link Between Fracking and Childhood Cancers
"Fracking presents clear threats to our drinking water, our air quality, and to the health and safety of residents in these sacrifice zones."
Read more
teens in cage Teens in Cage Protest Trump Immigration Policies Outside UN, Demanding Action From Human Rights Council
"Children belong in school and with their families, not caged in detention centers."
Read more
A Galapagos fur seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis) at Isabela Island, Galapagos Archipelago, in the Pacific Ocean on February 21, 2019. The seal will share its environment with the Pentagon per a new plan from the Ecuadorian government that would extend a landing strip at the region's airport to accommodate U.S. military aircraft. Proposal to 'Pave Paradise' in Galapagos Islands for US Military Airstrip Met With Criticism in Ecuador and Beyond
"Galapagos is NOT an 'aircraft carrier' for gringo use."
Read more
President Donald Trump walks in the Rose Garden of the White House on June 14, 2019 in Washington, D.C. 'All-Out Assault on Science': Latest Executive Order by Trump Puts Expert Advice on the Chopping Block
Issued Friday, the order calls on agencies to slash advisory boards by one-third.
Read more
'The New Normal': Ten of Thousands Flee Extreme Heatwave in India as Temperatures Topping 120°F Kill Dozens Across Country
"Climate change...is fueling the deadly heatwaves causing widespread devastation in India and other places."
Read more
Demonstrators gather outside of the U.S. Supreme Court 'Virginia Voters Are Finally Getting Fair Maps': Rights Advocates Celebrate US Supreme Court Ruling on Racial Gerrymandering
"All Virginians will now—finally—have the opportunity this fall to elect a House of Delegates that actually represents the will of the people."
Read more
'Shameful' Milestone: Congress Goes Record 3,615 Days Without Raising Federal Minimum Wage
"The federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker deserves a living wage of at least $15 an hour," tweeted Sen. Bernie Sanders
Read more
'Everything You Need to Know': With Warren and Sanders Not an Option, Wall Street Abuzz Over Biden, Harris, and Buttigieg
"Biden and Buttigieg are running in the Wall Street primary. Sanders and Warren are declaring that Wall Street is the enemy. There are two sides, and eventually you have to choose one."
Read more
'Blatant Theft': Netanyahu Unveils Illegal Settlement Named 'Trump Heights' in Occupied Syrian Territory
"Trump Heights is such a great name for the colony built on theft, since Trump's whole life has been about being wealthy and powerful enough to escape the consequences of his crimes."
Read more
The Poor People's Campaign event Instead of Death and Destruction, Poor People's Moral Budget Shows What It Looks Like to 'Invest in Life'
"We can provide robust voting rights, decent jobs, and secure incomes, housing, healthcare, education, peace, and a clean environment for everyone."
Read more
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) poses for a picture with volunteers following a campaign stop at the Capital City Pride Fest on June 08, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. FOX News Poll: Bernie Sanders Would Beat Trump By 9 Points
A nationwide Fox News poll released Sunday shows President Donald Trump trailing Senator Bernie Sanders, 49 percent to 40 percent among all registered voters nationwide. The Fox poll also showed Biden leading Trump by 49 percent to 39 percent. Also beating Trump in the poll were Senators Elizabeth...
Read more
U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid. Officials described the move into Russia’s grid and other targets as a classified companion to more publicly discussed action directed at Moscow’s disinformation and hacking units around the 2018 midterm elections. US Attacks Russia’s Power Grid; Trump Kept in Dark
'The question now is whether placing the equivalent of land mines in a foreign power network is the right way to deter Russia'
Read more
Saturday, June 15, 2019
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a meeting of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform June 12, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Ocasio-Cortez: "We’re Going to Fight to Repeal the Hyde Amendment"
"Access to safe and legal abortion care in the United States ought to be non-negotiable."
Read more
Friday, June 14, 2019
Central American migrants cross the Rio Grande river in Ciudad Juarez, state of Chihuahua, Mexico, on June 12, 2019, before turning themselves to US Border Patrol agents to ask for asylum. Horror on the Border: Slew of Recent Incidents Highlight Human Rights Crisis
More bad news from the southern border
Read more
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivers remarks at a campaign function in the Marvin Center at George Washington University on June 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Trump Must Not Be Allowed to Use Gulf of Oman Incidents as 'Pretext for Illegal War With Iran': Bernie Sanders
"The time is now for the United States to exert international leadership, and bring the countries in the region together to forge a diplomatic solution to the growing tensions."
Read more
'Eye-Popping': Analysis Shows Top 1% Gained $21 Trillion in Wealth Since 1989 While Bottom Half Lost $900 Billion
"The top one percent owns nearly $30 trillion of assets while the bottom half owns less than nothing."
Read more
The Sawyer Glacier in Alaska, July 2016. The Arctic is enduring unprecedented warming this year, affecting Alaska and Greenland specifically. 'The Changes Are Really Accelerating': Alaska at Record Warm While Greenland Sees Major Ice Melt
"The numbers needing relocation will grow, the costs are going up, and people's lives and cultural practices will be impacted."
Read more
Employees stood and turned their backs to Sonny Perdue on Thursday as the agriculture secretary detailed the move of two of USDA's key research agencies out of Washington, D.C. USDA Employees Turn Backs on Sonny Perdue as USDA Head Announces Moving of Research Agencies
The workers protested the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture move to the Kansas City area
Read more
Extinction Rebellion activists Protesting Against Air Pollution Crisis, Extinction Rebellion Stalls Rush-Hour Traffic in London
Campaigners in the city's southeastern borough carried signs that read "This Air Is Killing Us" and "Let Lewisham Breathe."
Read more
Contradicting Trump Claim of Iranian Mine Attack, Owner of Japanese Oil Tanker Says 'Flying Object' Likely Caused Explosions
"I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," said Yutaka Katada
Read more
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) Pramila Jayapal, Motivated by Wave of Right-Wing Attacks on Reproductive Rights, Draws Praise for Sharing Her Abortion Story
"I have never spoken publicly about my abortion. I'm speaking now because of intensified efforts to strip constitutional rights from pregnant people and to criminalize abortion."
Read more
Journalist Glenn Greenwald is facing death threats for his reporting on Brazilian corruption. After Exposing 'Corrupted' Brazilian Government, Journalist Glenn Greenwald Faces Deportation Warning and Death Threats
"We have taken all the measures that we feel like we should take for our legal and physical security. After that you have to go about and do your work."
Read more
Think US Media Won't Help Lead Nation Into War With Iran Based on Flimsy or False Intelligence? Looks Like They Already Are
"Do U.S. reporters, anchors, and editors really want more Middle Eastern blood on their hands? If not, they need to fix their rather credulous and increasingly hawkish coverage of Iran—and fix it fast."
Read more
Sanders, Cummings Demand DOJ Investigate Pharma Giants for 'Sick and Disgraceful' Price-Fixing Conspiracy
"Pharmaceutical executives, who should be making medicines affordable for the American people, were instead busy coordinating a cover-up scheme to hide the truth about their price-fixing."
Read more
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) at a town hall in Multnomah County, Oregon on Feb 25, 2017. Wyden Bill to Strip Tax Breaks From Private Prison Industry Profiting From Child Detentions
"Companies that profit off of putting children in cages shouldn't get tax breaks."
Read more
Sarah Huckabee-Sanders, then the White House Deputy Press Secretary, answers questions at the press briefing on Thursday, May 11, 2017 about President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, A Liar, to Resign as White House Press Secretary
"Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House so she can spend more time with her lies."
Read more
'It Need Not Be Jail... But Get Her Out of the White House': Groups Celebrate Call by Govt Watchdog for Trump to Fire Kellyanne Conway Over Repeated Ethics Violations
"Her actions," said the office of the Special Counsel, "erode the principle foundation of our democratic system—the rule of law."
Read more
flint demonstration Justice Denied, Delayed, or Done Right? Serious Concerns as Prosecutors Throw Out Charges in Flint Water Crisis Cases
Citing the "flawed foundation" of the initial probe, state prosecutors announced they are launching a new "uncompromising" investigation
Read more

Pages