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Congress Urged to Reject 'False Choice' of Tackling Big Tech Monopolies or Protecting Privacy

"Big Tech cannot, and should not, choose how it will be held accountable in a time when its damaging effects are becoming clearer by the day," stressed more than two dozen advocacy groups.

Brett Wilkins ·


In Rebuke to Biden, Mexico Says No Nation Should Be Excluded from Americas Summit

"Nobody should exclude anyone," said Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, challenging U.S. President Joe Biden's effort to ostracize Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

Kenny Stancil ·


Nonviolent Direct Actions to Target Manchin and Sinema Over 'Corrupt Obstruction'

"Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin are protecting an abused, outdated Senate rule—the filibuster—and the profits of their corporate donors over our people, our democracy, and our planet."

Jake Johnson ·


McConnell Floats Federal Abortion Ban If Right-Wing Supreme Court Overturns Roe

"Nationwide abortion ban: that's the goal of anti-abortion politicians if they regain power in Washington this November," warned Planned Parenthood Action.

Jake Johnson ·


Lula Launches Campaign to Unseat Far-Right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

"Brazil will have the opportunity to decide which country it will be for the next few years, and for generations to come," said Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. "The Brazil of democracy or authoritarianism?"

Jake Johnson ·


Dems Accused of Caving to 'Rabid' Telecom Industry Smear Campaign Against FCC Nominee

"Where's the leadership?" Fight for the Future asked Democrats. "Do what you said you would do."

Jessica Corbett ·


Gillibrand Goes Off: 'I Don't Think a Man in America Could Actually Imagine Not Having Control of His Body'

"I hope every human being in this country understands that when you take away a woman's right to make her decisions about her health and well-being, she is no longer a full citizen."

Brett Wilkins ·


Iran Nuclear Deal Advocates Say GOP Senate Measure Should Be 'Wake-Up Call' for Biden

"If President Biden wants to save the agreement, roll back Iran's nuclear program, and prevent a war, then he has to fight for it. Regrettably, we have not seen that fight."

Jessica Corbett ·


Once 'Unthinkable,' French Left Forms Coalition to Challenge Macron in Parliament

"We want to elect MPs in a majority of constituencies to stop Emmanuel Macron from pursuing his unjust and brutal policies and beat the far-right."

Kenny Stancil ·


'We Can't Let the Filibuster Stand in Our Way,' Says Warren as Schumer Sets Up Vote to Codify Roe

"Abolishing the filibuster is not radical," said the advocacy group Public Citizen. "What's radical is watching anti-abortion, anti-trans, and voter suppression legislation sweep the nation and doing nothing to stop it."

Jake Johnson ·

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