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'Damning' New IG Report, Says ACLU, Shows Just How Far Trump Team 'Was Willing to Go to Destroy' Immigrant Families

"Just when you think the Trump administration can't sink any lower, it does."

Brett Wilkins ·


Over 75 Indigenous Women Urge Biden to Stop Climate-Wrecking Pipelines and Respect Treaty Rights

"Joe Biden, we are asking you to stand on the right side of history and humanity by putting an immediate end to the deadly pipelines destroying our Earth, our communities, and all life."

Jessica Corbett ·


Arrests in Minnesota After Water Protectors Chain Themselves Inside Pipe Section to Halt Line 3 Construction

"Enbridge's last-ditch effort to build fossil fuel infrastructure is killing people and the planet."

Jessica Corbett ·


Biden's $1.9 Trillion Relief Plan: $400 Unemployment Boost, $1,400 Checks, and Billions in Additional Aid

"Congress should immediately move to pass President-elect Biden's plan," said Claire Guzdar of the Groundwork Collaborative. "And we can't stop there."

Jessica Corbett ·


Conservationists File Lawsuits to Stop 'Death Sentence to Wolves' Ordered by Trump

"This delisting decision is what happens when bad science drives bad policy."

Andrea Germanos ·


Because 'Time for Urgent, Bold Change Is Now,' 200+ Groups Tell Biden to End Failed War on Drugs

"We are urging the administration to abandon criminalization as a means to address substance use, and instead ensure universal access to equitable evidence-based solutions rooted in racial and economic justice and compassion."

Kenny Stancil ·


Amnesty Urges US Mayors and Governors to Protect People From Armed Right-Wing Groups Plotting New Attacks

The group warns the nation is "dangerously vulnerable to those who prefer inequity to fairness, hate over unity, and impunity over justice."

Jessica Corbett ·


Trump's Attacks on Democracy Threatens Climate Survival

Only a democracy that works can defuse the climate crisis. Without that expression of grassroots democracy, the world would likely be entering the climate nightmare of four more years of Trump.

Mark Hertsgaard ·


The Day the Confederate Flag Flew in the United States Capitol

What happened in the 1850s and what happened in the present are very similar in a number of ways, though the symbol of the insurrectionist Confederate army never flew in that nation's capitol—not once—until January 6, 2021.

Bill Moyers ·


'Classic Case of Crisis Opportunism': Republicans in Three States Introduce Bills Criminalizing Protest in Wake of Capitol Attack

These proposed laws are "aimed at police brutality protests, not right-wing insurrection."

Kenny Stancil ·

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