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Biden Urged to Sign Executive Order Guaranteeing Rail Workers Paid Sick Leave

After the president brokered a compulsory contract without a single paid day off for illness, one labor advocate implored him to "put up or shut up about how you really want them to have sick leave!"

Brett Wilkins ·


At Least 13 Migrant Justice Activists Arrested Protesting Court's Anti-DACA Ruling

"We need Congress to act on citizenship now," said one protester, "so we no longer have to live in fear and can continue to prosper in this country we call home."

Brett Wilkins ·


Ocasio-Cortez Warns Biden That War and Wall Street Appointees Are a 'Huge Reason We Got Trump'

The congresswoman attributed the rise of Trump partly to "extreme disdain for this moneyed political establishment that rules Washington."

Brett Wilkins ·


Left Twitter Responds With Viral #TooFarLeft Hashtag After Obama Counsels Democrats to Tamp Down Progressive Ambitions

"I launched the #TooFarLeft tag," declared Peter Daou, "because I've had it with Republicans, media elites, and corporate Dems enabling fascists while denigrating those who seek economic and social justice as 'too far left.'  I'd like to ONCE hear them complain America is too far right."

Jon Queally ·


Majorities of Both US Veterans and Public Believe Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan 'Not Worth Fighting'

The polled groups also told the Pew Research Center that the U.S. military campaign in Syria wasn't worthwhile

Jessica Corbett ·


"I Hope You're Happy": In Middle of NRA Speech, Trump Signs Order to Withdraw From Global Arms Treaty

Human right groups denounced the president's move as a "misguided blow to efforts to promote international peace and security."

Jake Johnson ·


Why Did Bush Go to War in Iraq? The Answer Is More Sinister Than You Think

No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil.

Ahsan I Butt ·


Networks Accused of 'Capitulating' to Deceitful President as #BoycottTrumpsAddress Surges

"Trump's primetime stunt is a campaign dog-whistle to his base, not a legitimate policy speech about a genuine crisis. Shame on every TV station that airs it."

Jake Johnson ·


Report on President's Environmental Record So Far 'Reminds Us That Trump Soap Opera Has Dire Real-World Consequences'

"We are sort of powerless," a Fort Berthold Indian Reservation resident said of Trump's rollbacks on pollution rules. "This is our reality now."

Jessica Corbett ·


In Early Holiday 'Gift to Polluters,' Trump Guts Protections for 60 Percent of Nation's Streams, Wetlands, and Waterways

"Piece by piece, molecule by molecule, Trump is handing over our country to corporate polluters and other industrial interests at the expense of our future."

Julia Conley ·

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