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Rights Groups Warn Extradition of Assange Would Have 'Dangerous Implications for Future of Journalism'

The secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders called on the U.S. and U.K. governments to "stop to this more than decade-long persecution once and for all."

Andrea Germanos ·


'This Is Horrific': US Supreme Court Keeps 6-Week Abortion Ban in Place

"The Supreme Court has no value of our bodies, lives, and futures," said one advocacy group. "We need to liberate abortion."

Julia Conley ·


'History Made!' Buffalo Starbucks Workers Vote to Form Chain's First Union in US

The coffee chain launched an aggressive anti-union campaign as three Buffalo, New York-area stores attempted to unionize for fair pay this fall.

Julia Conley ·


As SCOTUS Considers 'Extinguishing' Right to Abortion, Calls Mount for Congress to 'Step Up'

"Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough," said one doctor. "We continue to work toward reproductive justice."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Corporate Plan to Murder Medicare Runs Through Medicare Advantage

If they can move more than half of Americans off traditional Medicare and onto these corporate plans, it’ll provide the political cover to kill off Medicare altogether—and they're nearly there now.

Thom Hartmann ·


'Our Democracy Faces an Existential Threat': Progressives Warn of GOP Attack on 2022 Elections

"There are steps we can take to prevent this dire outcome," 58 advocacy groups write in an open letter, "but we must take swift action."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Biden, Can You Hear Us Now?' Ask Indigenous Leaders Amid Arrests at Fossil Fuel Protest

One activist had a message for the president: "If you're claiming to be a leader for our climate crisis... then you need to start living up to your word."

Brett Wilkins ·


Supreme Court Announces Date for Case Directly Challenging Roe v. Wade

"The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line."

Julia Conley ·


Medicare Advantage Is a For-Profit Scam. Time to End It.

The simple solution to the Medicare Advantage problem is to kill off the program. It was just a Trojan horse to privatize Medicare, and its presence will make Medicare for All even harder to implement.

Thom Hartmann ·


'Fearless and Peerless' Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO Leader, Dead at 72

The labor leader is being remembered as "a relentless champion of workers' rights, workplace safety, worker-centered trade, democracy, and so much more."

Andrea Germanos ·

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