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23 AGs Sue Trump Council Over 'Reckless and Unprecedented' Gutting of Bedrock US Environmental Law

"This administration's insidious attack on one of our most important environmental laws is an attack on the democratic process itself."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Historic Victory for Working People': Seattle City Council Passes Progressive Tax on Big Business to Fund Relief

"Working people and our movement have to unapologetically claim victory for what we've won, because we want to spread these victories to other cities."

Andrea Germanos ·


After Weeks of Allowing 'Autonomous Zone,' Seattle Police Clear CHOP Amid Violence, Growing Complaints

As the city's police chief said, "Enough is enough," one organizer lamented that "it didn't end how it started and that's the tragedy of the situation."

Julia Conley ·



Citing Pandemic, UN Human Rights Expert Urges US to Release Migrants 'Held for Processing'

"Alternatives to widespread immigration detention in the U.S. would also ensure that migrants are not arbitrarily detained."

Jessica Corbett ·


Climate Justice Arising—Hidden Hope in Dark Times

Despite lack of federal leadership and underappreciated by most of us, key states and cities are not only getting it, they’re getting going—plowing ahead with solutions to the climate crisis grounded in social equity.

Frances Moore Lappé ·



Applauding Release of Prisoners in Ohio Due to Coronavirus Threat, ACLU Calls on Officials Nationwide to Do the Same

"In normal circumstances, ICE has proven time and again that it is unable to protect the health and safety of detained people. These are not normal circumstances."

Julia Conley ·


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