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When a Community Is Smashed

What a broken window evoked in me was ultimately not loss — but a sense of connection that I had nearly forgotten.

Robert C. Koehler ·

True Measures of Justice Goes Beyond Verdicts in the Rittenhouse or Arbery Trials

Measuring progress solely by the outcome of trials risks both ignoring the importance of greater systemic change and compromising fairness in the criminal legal system.

Yasmin Cader ·

Humanitarians Demand End of 'Hostile' UK Policies After 27 Migrants Perish in English Channel

"When the government closes down safe, legal routes for asylum seekers, they're pushed into taking dangerous ones. This awful tragedy is an inevitable consequence of cruel, inhumane policies."

Jon Queally ·

Guilty. Guilty. Guilty: Jury Convicts All 3 Assailants for Ahmaud Arbery Murder

"With their verdict, the jury rejected the vestige of Jim Crow and the assertion of white supremacy that was at the center of this case."

Brett Wilkins ·

South Dakota Supreme Court Kills Recreational Marijuana Law Approved by Voters

The ruling is a win for Republican Gov. Kristi Noem, who directed the state to pay for the legal fight against the voter-backed amendment.

Andrea Germanos ·

Democrats May Deliver Some Temporary Relief for Immigrants—But Fight Must Continue

Whatever the outcome of the budget fight, immigrant rights advocates will continue to pressure elected officials to make good on their campaign promises for a pathway to citizenship.

Rebekah Entralgo ·

The Exoneration Club of America Welcomes Kyle Rittenhouse

We're a nonpartisan support group of fellow exonerated killers and accused criminals who prevailed against the “woke mob” of the liberal media, devious prosecutors, and hostile public once we had our day in court.

Tony Norman ·

As Poll Finds Most US Voters Support Insulin Price Cap, Senators Push Inclusion in Build Back Better Act

"Insulin should not cost 10 times as much in the United States as it does in Canada," insisted Sen. Bernie Sanders. "Period."

Brett Wilkins ·

Civil Rights Groups Denounce 'Unlawful' Book-Banning Effort by Texas GOP

"We will not stand by and watch politicians play games with the education and well-being of our children."

Brett Wilkins ·

Apple Sues Israel's NSO Group in Effort to Protect iPhone Users From Pegasus Spyware

"Spyware is a critical Israeli export," said Jewish Voice for Peace. "It's about time they are forced to be held accountable."

Kenny Stancil ·

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