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The Republican Party Is an Existential Threat to American Democracy

The GOP is increasingly defined not by its shared beliefs but by its shared delusions. This right-wing political party puts us all in peril.

Robert Reich ·


Fears Mount That GOP's Big Lie on 2020 Just a 'Test Run' for What Comes Next

With Republicans set to block a commission to probe the January 6 attack, progressives warn "the insurrection never actually stopped."

Jessica Corbett ·


Human Rights Experts Denounce Israeli Violence, Confiscation of Homes in East Jerusalem as Violation of International Law

The new statements of condemnation came as Israel launched another round of airstrikes into Gaza, bringing the death tolll toll at least 26 people.

Andrea Germanos ·


Targeting Roe v. Wade, GOP Has Launched 'Unprecedented' Attack on Abortion Rights in 2021

Warning that a reversal of the 1973 ruling is the ultimate target, experts note that 2021 is on track to be "the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade—and perhaps ever."

Jessica Corbett ·


Critics Warn $15 Billion Merger of Global Water Giants Would Create 'Dangerous Corporate Monopoly'

"Veolia's plan to dominate public water services all across the globe is becoming a terrifying reality."

Kenny Stancil ·


Despite Defeat, Sanders Calls Those Behind Amazon Union Drive an 'Inspiration to Workers' Nationwide

The senator also called for changes in federal law, declaring that "workers should not be intimidated or badgered by a company" for organizing.

Jessica Corbett ·


'What Are They Waiting For?' With Voting Rights Under Threat, Dems Pressured to Nuke Filibuster Now

"Democrats have a mandate from voters to move forward on their own... Delay carries enormous risk, just as it did in 2009."

Jake Johnson ·


'What You're Doing Is Historical!' Bernie Sanders Rallies With Amazon Workers in Alabama

"If history teaches us anything, it is that big money interests do not just give you anything," the senator said in support of the union drive in Bessemer. "You've got to stand up and you've got to fight for it."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Not in 2030 or 2050...Now!': Climate Strikers Worldwide Demand Urgent Action

Returning to the streets a year into the coronavirus pandemic, youth campaigners are calling for "no more empty promises."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Everyone In, Nobody Out': Jayapal, Dingell Introduce Medicare for All Act With 112 Co-Sponsors

"A system that prioritizes profits over patients and ties coverage to employment was no match for a global pandemic and will never meet the needs of our people."

Brett Wilkins ·

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