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14-Year-Old Indigenous Land Defender Killed in Colombia

"We condemn the killing of Breiner David Cucuñame!" says Fridays for Future MAPA. "We join the calls for justice and stand in solidarity with the environmental defenders in Colombia and across the world!"

Jessica Corbett ·


Lyft Makes Largest Donation in Massachusetts History to Keep Drivers Down

The more than $14 million went to a coalition fighting to stop ride-hailing and delivery companies from having to classify their drivers as employees.

Brett Wilkins ·


America's Class War: Organized Labor Is the Best Tool to Push Back Against the Rich

Organized workers, often defying their timid union leadership, are on the march across the United States.

Chris Hedges ·


Dems Urged to Hold Senate Floor for 'As Long As It Takes'

"Call your senators now and tell them to hold the floor, keep the debate going, and fix or ditch the filibuster to pass democracy reform," says Indivisible.

Jessica Corbett ·


No Good Comes From the Valorization of Parenthood and the Denigration of Adopting Animals

A personal perspective: division between parents and pet adopters serves no one.

Zoe Weil ·


Israeli Police Used Pegasus Spyware Against Own Citizens: Report

"Give authorities secret, unaccountable hacking powers, and abuse is only a matter of time."

Brett Wilkins ·


Martin Luther King's Radicalism Would Not Be Celebrated Today

To honor King we should uphold his critiques of militarism, capitalism, and racism and remember him for what he was: a radical.

Holly Genovese ·


Why Did Democratic AG Kill Flint Water RICO Case?

"Political corruption poisoned Flint and political corruption shielded the wrongdoers from accountability," said one critic following new revelations.

Kenny Stancil ·


What are the 25 Best Films About the Civil Rights Movement?jennaJan 17, 2022
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Quite a few of these films, especially those made by independent producers outside the Hollywood system, are little-known, progressive, and deserve more recognition.

As We Honor Dr. King, We Must Remember What He Truly Stood For

It would be easy for us to assume that he was universally admired and respected by the Establishment during his lifetime. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Bernie Sanders ·

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