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Hundreds Arrested in DC Demanding Voting Rights, End to Poverty, and Death of Filibuster

Clergy and low-wage workers with the Poor People's Campaign are also calling on Congress to treat the nation's immigrants with respect.

Jessica Corbett ·


Revealing 'Extreme and Regressive Strategy,' Mississippi Asks SCOTUS to Overturn Roe

"This has always been the anti-choice movement's agenda behind closed doors—now they're operating in plain sight."

Andrea Germanos ·


Chauvin Gets 22.5 Years for Murder of George Floyd

"While this may help heal our grieving community, this rare moment of consequence for killings by police does not represent justice."

Brett Wilkins ·


'We Are Sounding the Alarm': Global Left Warns Right-Wing Fujimori Trying to Steal Election in Peru

"Fujimori’s only way forward to victory is simple: annul tens of thousands of already tallied votes," warned Progressive International. "Powerful forces are organizing to deliver this outcome."

Andrea Germanos ·


Fears Mount That GOP's Big Lie on 2020 Just a 'Test Run' for What Comes Next

With Republicans set to block a commission to probe the January 6 attack, progressives warn "the insurrection never actually stopped."

Jessica Corbett ·


Human Rights Experts Denounce Israeli Violence, Confiscation of Homes in East Jerusalem as Violation of International Law

The new statements of condemnation came as Israel launched another round of airstrikes into Gaza, bringing the death tolll toll at least 26 people.

Andrea Germanos ·


Targeting Roe v. Wade, GOP Has Launched 'Unprecedented' Attack on Abortion Rights in 2021

Warning that a reversal of the 1973 ruling is the ultimate target, experts note that 2021 is on track to be "the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade—and perhaps ever."

Jessica Corbett ·


Critics Warn $15 Billion Merger of Global Water Giants Would Create 'Dangerous Corporate Monopoly'

"Veolia's plan to dominate public water services all across the globe is becoming a terrifying reality."

Kenny Stancil ·


Despite Defeat, Sanders Calls Those Behind Amazon Union Drive an 'Inspiration to Workers' Nationwide

The senator also called for changes in federal law, declaring that "workers should not be intimidated or badgered by a company" for organizing.

Jessica Corbett ·


'What Are They Waiting For?' With Voting Rights Under Threat, Dems Pressured to Nuke Filibuster Now

"Democrats have a mandate from voters to move forward on their own... Delay carries enormous risk, just as it did in 2009."

Jake Johnson ·

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