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'Cruel and Callous': Biden Slammed for Resuming Deportations to Battered Haiti

"Hours after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake, President Joe Biden released a statement saying that the United States was a 'friend' of Haiti. A 'friend' does not continuously inflict pain on another friend," said Guerline Jozef of the Haitian Bridge Alliance.

Kenny Stancil ·


Thanks to the Child Tax Credit, My Son Won't Suffer the Tremendous Trauma I Did

I grew up poor and traumatized, not knowing how to get help. Now my own child's life will be better.

La'Shon Marshall ·


UN Human Rights Chief Calls for Global Halt to Sales of Dangerous AI Technologies

"The power of AI to serve people is undeniable, but so is AI's ability to feed human rights violations at an enormous scale with virtually no visibility."

Brett Wilkins ·


ICC Approves Probe Into 'Drug War' Atrocities Carried Out by Duterte Regime

"Duterte along with his co-accused henchmen of the war on drugs will be facing justice."

Andrea Germanos ·


UN Report Calls for 'Repurposing' $470 Billion in Agriculture Support to Serve People and Planet

"Governments have an opportunity now to transform agriculture into a major driver of human well-being, and into a solution for the imminent threats of climate change, nature loss, and pollution."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Dismaying': Human Rights Groups Blast Biden Plan to OK Millions in Military Aid for Egypt

A coalition of 18 organizations called the administration's decision "a terrible blow to its stated commitment to human rights and to the rule of law."

Brett Wilkins ·


Filibuster Only Obstacle After Senate Democrats Unveil New Voting Rights Bill

As Sen. Joe Manchin tries to build GOP support for the proposal, progressives call for "removing the filibuster from the Senate Republicans' obstructionist toolbox."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Reproductive Freedom' Defenders Demonstrate Outside Brett Kavanaugh's House

"Make no mistake, what's happening to reproductive justice and abortion rights is far bigger than one person. But Kavanaugh is playing a key role."

Andrea Germanos ·


DOJ Pushback on Texas Abortion Ban Is a Welcome Sign

Garland explained in a press conference that the department is fully committed to defending abortion rights.

Bill Blum ·


Climate Emergency May Displace 216 Million Within Countries by 2050: World Bank

"The Groundswell report is a stark reminder of the human toll of climate change, particularly on the world's poorest—those who are contributing the least to its causes."

Jessica Corbett ·

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