Rights

Julia Conley, staff writer
"From the beginning, this administration has sent the message that the United States will no longer prioritize efforts to hold the global community to account for human rights."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman was among those to express concern...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"The time has come to decriminalize marijuana," Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Friday. (Photo: Elston/flickr/cc)
Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, says it's "simply the right thing to do."

Further...

After another up-is-down proclamation from the alternative reality of Trump World - his Earth Day claim that heedless capitalism will save the planet - it's enlightening to view two wildly divergent videos from his weekend trip to Key West. The first shows furious crowds screaming FUCK YOU! at his passing motorcade. The second, posted by Trump, shows the same scene but with slo-mo, waving, adoring crowds to the rhapsodic anthem, "God Bless the USA." Just think: He really does live there.