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Conservation Group to Sue Trump Officials and Agency Over Delayed Protections for 11 Species

The Center for Biological Diversity points out that Trump's presidency "is coming to an end with the worst record protecting species of any administration since the Endangered Species Act was passed."

Jessica Corbett ·


New Study Debunks Flawed Predictions of Runaway Costs and Usage Under Medicare for All

"Analysts who've confidently projected a tsunami of healthcare use and costs after Medicare for All are ignoring history."

Kenny Stancil ·



Australian Labor Party Urges US to Drop Charges Against Assange

The opposition argues the case must "be brought to an end" as the prime minister says the WikiLeaks founder will be "free to return home" if extradition battle won.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Biggest Threat Yet' to Arctic Refuge as Trump Readies Last-Minute Lease Sale

"We shouldn't be exploring drilling anywhere."

Andrea Germanos ·


'Devastating Effects' of CA Prop 22 Begin as Albertsons Stores Move to Replace Unionized Drivers With Gig Workers

"Albertsons was happy to reap public goodwill during the pandemic. But once Prop 22 gave the company the option of replacing workers with lower-paid contractors, they jumped at the opportunity."

Kenny Stancil ·


Despite 'Meager Numbers,' Trump Administration Removes Gray Wolves From Endangered Species List

"The delisting of gray wolves is the latest causality of the Trump administration's willful ignorance of the biodiversity crisis and scientific facts."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Good': Billionaire-Backed Effort to Upend US Healthcare System Collapses After Just 3 Years

"For-profit corporations ruined our healthcare system. They're not going to be the ones to fix it."

Andrea Germanos ·


Federal Judge Rejects Attempt by Wisconsin Trump Allies to Overturn Biden Win

Their argument, said the judge, "lies somewhere between a willful misreading of the Constitution and fantasy."

Jessica Corbett ·


Proud Boys Sued by Historic Black Church After Leader Admits to Burning Black Lives Matter Sign During DC Rally

Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said the December 12 "hate crime" was meant to "terrorize Black people." 

Brett Wilkins ·

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