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'Murder the Media': Pro-Trump Insurrectionists Target Journalists Covering Attack on US Capitol

The takeover followed an inflammatory speech in which the president, yet again, called the press "the enemy of the people."

Jessica Corbett ·


Omar Trump Impeachment Resolution Charges 'Attempted Coup Against Our Country'

"The urgency of this moment is real," said the Minnesota Democrat.

Andrea Germanos ·


Biden Attorney General Pick Merrick Garland Urged to Establish DOJ Task Force to Probe Trump Crimes

"Donald Trump, and his aides and associates, have engaged in a flurry of unethical, unconstitutional, and often criminal activity, culminating yesterday with the seditious insurrection on the United States Capitol."

Jessica Corbett ·


'White Privilege on Steroids': Ire After Pro-Trump Mob Gets Red Carpet Compared to Black Lives Matter

Had the Capitol insurrectionists "been Black and Brown," they "wouldn't have made it up those steps," asserted Rep. Cori Bush. 

Brett Wilkins ·


Human Rights Watch Urges Biden to End Trump's 'Devastating' Remain In Mexico Policy

The policy under Trump, and made only worse under the pandemic, "has needlessly and foreseeably exposed children and adults to a high risk of violence and other harm."

Julia Conley ·


'Barbaric': Nebraska Governor Puts Undocumented Meatpackers at Back of Vaccine Line

"Everyone deserves to be vaccinated, especially the workers who feed us—and essential workers have earned a fast-track to citizenship."

Kenny Stancil ·


Progressives Back Rep. Cori Bush's Resolution to Expel Lawmakers Who Incited Violent Siege of Capitol

"This is the standard for Democratic members of Congress right now."

Jessica Corbett ·


After Court OKs Trump Arctic Refuge Auction, Biden Urged to Immediately Ban Drilling on Public Lands

"Trump's last-ditch effort to extract fossil fuels in this sacred region is a direct assault on Indigenous sovereignty, our climate, and communities."

Jessica Corbett ·


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 ·


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 ·

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