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Bangladesh Factory Fire Kills Dozens of Workers Locked Inside

"When will factories stop locking in workers in unsafe conditions?" asked one activist.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Anti-Democratic Zealots': US Abortion Opponents Seen as Growing, Wider Threat

"This is not just about abortion at all," said Anu Kumar of the international pro-choice group Ipas.

Julia Conley ·


Carlos Lazo: The Cuban American Leading the Charge to Transform US-Cuba Policy

The philosophy of this bold campaigner is both simple and profound. "Everything you do to make the world better," he says, "helps to make the world better."

Medea Benjamin ·


Whistleblowers Allege Kids Mistreated by ServePro Contractors Hired to Oversee Detention Camp

"We are traumatizing these kids," one official allegedly admitted. "This is terrible. This is horrible. People in Washington know. But this is an emergency situation and mistakes are going to happen."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Strange Virus Attacking Republican Governors

The frenzied herd of Republican governors are stampeding behind the scaremongering scheme of Abbott to use the personal suffering of Latin American migrants and asylum seekers as a political pawn.

Jim Hightower ·


UK High Court Grants US Permission for Appeal in Assange Extradition Case

The partner of the Wikileaks founder warned Assange "is certain to lose his life if he is extradited."

Julia Conley ·


On 700th Day of House Arrest, Allies Rally for Freedom of Steven Donziger

"If we do not now stop corporations like Chevron from weaponizing the law, the rights of all earth defenders will be in jeopardy," said the human rights attorney.

Kenny Stancil ·


Trump Started a War on Journalism. Biden's Justice Department Has Yet to End It

For the first time in more than a century, a journalist could be tried and imprisoned—the charges carry a maximum of 175 years in prison—for publishing facts that the U.S. government did not want published.

Mark Weisbrot ·


Doctor: "Voting Rights Are Health Care Rights"

When politicians are no longer accountable to voters, they serve their most powerful and deep-pocketed donors, such as for-profit hospitals and the commercial health insurance and pharmaceutical industries.

Susan Rogers ·


Deported Veterans Initiative Could Fulfill Biden Promise to 'Bring Them Back'

"Deported veterans are exiled from the country they were willing to die for, and their deportation prevents them from accessing the V.A. benefits they earned and that they are legally entitled to."

Brett Wilkins ·

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