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The Next Steps for the #MeToo Movement

Movement leaders and anti-violence advocacy groups need to turn their sights on localities—to call on city officials to develop sound, survivor-centered policies that respond to and prevent, sexual violence

Bianca Rosen ·


Watch: Doc Follows Six Activists Facing Felonies for Exposing Animal Cruelty at Utah Factory Farms

The cases have cast a spotlight on the state's Big Ag-friendly laws

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


In Heartwarming 'Act of Thanksgiving Mercy,' Farmer Turns Over 100 Turkeys to Animal Rights Group

The slaughterhouse rescue came out of an unlikely friendship between an activist and farmer, and aimed to show the world "that even adversaries can show compassion this holiday season."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Confirming True Intentions Behind Attack on National Monuments, Trump Plan Kicks Open the Gate for 'Mining, Logging, and Drilling'

Conservationists say courts should rule on monument reductions before the administration can "open up stolen land to corporate land barons and sell off our protected lands to the highest bidder."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


As Big Ag Targets Activists, Animal Rights Leader Arrested on Felony Charges for Saving Sick Baby Goat

"The law should encourage the rescue of animals rather than the abuse of animals," he says. "I believe the people of North Carolina will stand for compassion and not cruelty."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Imposed Work Requirements Taint Medicaid Expansion Victory in Virginia

Such provisions, permitted by the Trump administration, "do very little to cut costs and do very much to stigmatize and punish people—especially poor people and people with disabilities," noted one critic

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


There You Have It: Emails Confirm Coal, Oil, and Gas Extraction Drove Shrinking of National Monuments

"The evidence of just how embedded Trump and Zinke are with the dirty energy of the past could not be clearer."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


Romney & Trump: Birds of a Feather

They are cut from the same cloth.

Christopher Brauchli ·


'Outrageous' Gold Rush-Style Grab of Public Lands To Begin in Less Than 48 Hours

Conservationists, local tribe leaders, Democratic legislators, and even a UN expert decry this "serious attack on indigenous peoples' rights."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Ignoring Local Tribes and Public Outcry, Trump Carves Up National Monuments for Mining and Drilling

The president announced in Utah that Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante will be reduced in size in the interest of corporate polluters, despite 2.8 million Americans' demands that he protect the land

Julia Conley, staff writer ·