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Advocates Cheer Senate Reintroduction of John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

Bill co-sponsor Sen. Raphael Warnock said the proposed legislation "carries on the legacy of Congressman Lewis' work to protect the sacred right to vote."

Brett Wilkins ·


New Records Reveal Scope of DEA Spying on 2020 Racial Justice Protests

CREW counted at least 51 instances where agencies enlisted DEA to secretly monitor protesters engaged in First Amendment-protected activity.

Rebecca Jacobs ·


Critics Say Facebook 'Must Be Investigated, Audited, Regulated, and Stopped'

As whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress, experts urged federal lawmakers and regulators to take on tech giants and work harder to protect civil and human rights online.

Jessica Corbett ·


Family of Henrietta Lacks Sues Over Stolen Cells That Made Biotech Firm Billions

"This isn't just about social justice," said a lawyer for the family. "This is about genetic justice."

Andrea Germanos ·


President Biden, as a Leader of Faith, Do Better on Immigration

Biden isn't welcoming the poor, marginalized, and vulnerable; he's turning them away.

Serene Jones ·


In 'Major Victory' for Abortion Rights, Biden to Reverse Trump-Era Domestic Gag Rule

Sen. Tammy Baldwin called it "a big step in the right direction" but added that "our work to protect reproductive freedom continues."

Jessica Corbett ·


Cori Bush Among Advocates Demanding Clemency for Ernest Lee Johnson Ahead of Scheduled Execution

"The fact of the matter is that these death sentences are not about justice. They are about who has institutional power and who doesn't."

Julia Conley ·


When Will the US Acknowledge its Secret Torture Site in Poland?

Abu Zubaydah has been a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay for 15 years. He's asking the Supreme Court to allow his lawyers to depose the two men who oversaw his torture.

Raymond Bonner ·


50 Years Later, Finally Justice for Brazil's Indigenous Krenak People

"Justice, however slow, is being served," said Indigenous chief Geovani Krenak. "The spirit of our assassinated warriors, like my grandfather, welcomes this decision."

Shanna Hanbury ·


Michael Albert's 'No Bosses': A Review by Mark Evans

The left is suffering from a crisis of identity, a crisis over the meaning of what, historically, has been its official alternative to liberalism.

Mark Evans ·

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