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Rights & Justice


'After Which Failed Pregnancy Should I Have Been Imprisoned?' Asks Rep. Lucy McBath

The congresswoman highlighted how right-wing attacks on abortion rights could also impact the healthcare available to patients who experience miscarriages and stillbirths.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Major Milestone' as Rhode Island Expands Voting Rights

A newly passed measure was praised as "a huge step forward in improving and modernizing voting in the Ocean State."

Andrea Germanos ·


Overturning Roe Would Be an Economic Catastrophe for Women

Abortion rights are economic rights.

Asha Banerjee ·


The Nobody: Name the Plague, Not the Murderer in Buffalo

The biggest problem with naming this nobody is that it will attract others like him, people who sense their own non-existence and want to affirm themselves by seeing their names in print or their picture on television.

Richard Eskow ·


Palestine Defenders Hail Rep. Tlaib's 'Historic' Nakba Resolution

"The time has come for the United States to correct an ongoing historical mistake it committed by recognizing the Palestinian Nakba, and to pressure Israel to respect American values that call for justice, equality, and freedom for all."

Brett Wilkins ·


From SCOTUS to Shireen: Same Extremism, Same Threat

We're facing one thing: a struggle over power, and it's not over yet.

Laura Flanders ·


Progressives Vow to Fight as DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Protests at Florida Homes

"H.B. 1571 builds on the unconstitutional foundations of the anti-protest bill last year," said one activist, "and only reaffirms our will to make sure our voices are heard in order to create a brighter future for the people of our state."

Brett Wilkins ·


This Is Not the Culmination of the Right-Wing Legal Movement—It's the Dawn of It.

The unelected hard-right faction now in power on the Court is poised to allow the most restrictive laws possible to be applied to women's bodies while ruling hands-off of regulating corporations whose products are harming our planet.

Lisa Graves ·


Buffalo Shows We Must Confront the Right's Racist Propaganda

The state will hold the Buffalo shooting suspect accountable for this act of terror. The politicians and propagandists propagating the lies and the hate surely won't consider themselves responsible.

Jesse Jackson ·


For Biden's Summit of the Americas, Obama's Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way

The U.S. president should invite all the nations of the region to the summit and shake the hands of every head of state to foster better dialogue and a brighter future for the hemisphere.

Medea Benjamin ·

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