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Rights & Justice

Landmark Inquiry in Philippines Backs Accountability for 'Climate-Polluting' Corporations

"The findings of the Commission on Human Rights are a vindication for the millions of people whose fundamental rights are being impacted by the corporations behind the climate crisis."

Jessica Corbett ·

Experts Warn GOP War on Abortion Will Turn Red and Blue States Into 'Mutually Hostile Legal Territories'

"The demise of Roe will exacerbate America's antagonisms, creating more furious legal rifts between states than we've seen in modern times."

Kenny Stancil ·

Investigation Shows Hundreds of US Cops Being Trained by Far-Right Extremists

"Bad training is instilling bad behavior," said one criminal justice reform advocate.

Kenny Stancil ·

Is the Supremely Right-Wing Court About to Overturn the Majority's Will on Abortion?

Alito and his four cohorts on the Supreme Court are attempting to bury the last fifty years of safe, legal abortion, now supported by at least 70% of the U.S. population.

Amy Goodman ·

Biden DOJ Applauded for 'Long Overdue' Environmental Justice Plan

"Communities of color, Indigenous communities, and low-income communities often bear the brunt of the harm caused by environmental crime, pollution, and climate change," said the U.S. attorney general.

Jessica Corbett ·

With Roe on the Ropes, Students Stage Nationwide Walkouts

"People might look at us like we're young, but I genuinely feel like we can make the most change," said one Maine high school student. "Most of us are voting next year or this year."

Brett Wilkins ·

Those Who Love and Respect Women in This Country Will Rise Up

This crisis was manufactured by hate-mongering ideologues. It will be solved by those who nurture, care, and refuse to back down.

Thea Paneth ·

Open Internet Victory as Telecom Giants Give Up Net Neutrality Fight in California

Despite the good development, said one advocate, "the effort to enact net neutrality rules nationwide must continue."

Andrea Germanos ·

Texas GOP Governor Considers Challenging 1982 Ruling Requiring Free Public Education

The leaked opinion showing the Supreme Court's right-wing majority is prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade "is an invitation to all manner of challenges to deeply rooted precedents," said one critic.

Julia Conley ·

The 'Raw Judicial Power' of Samuel Alito Is an Attack on Dignity, Autonomy, and Progress

What is the end game here for the U.S. Supreme Court's right-wing majority? It's not pretty.

Jenny Breen ·

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