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Trump’s Human Rights Pick is Torture Apologist

sex, 27/09/2019 - 06:00
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is considering President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s top diplomat on human rights. The problem is that the nominee, Marshall Billingslea, advocated torture.

Beyond the Slaughterhouse

sex, 27/09/2019 - 04:00
A look at a new industry working to produce real meat without killing animals.

Exclusive Audio: The Trump-Zelensky Phone Call

qui, 26/09/2019 - 07:02
"God, that was the perfect phone call."

Get Rid of Nuclear Weapons

qui, 26/09/2019 - 07:00
September 26 is International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Let’s make this the year when we finally resolve to abolish nuclear weapons for good.

Trumpsters: Grad Students Are Not Workers, Have No Rights

qui, 26/09/2019 - 05:31
The National Labor Relations Board just proposed a rule returning to their Bush-era position, undermining years of steady gains in graduate worker organizing.

The Four-Day Work Week—Not Just a Daydream

qua, 25/09/2019 - 13:13
The lessons of the shorter-hours movements of decades past are still deeply relevant, and are being revived for a gig-economy era of diminished opportunities for working people.

It’s Time to Impeach Members of Congress for Not Impeaching Trump

qua, 25/09/2019 - 08:09
The question is no longer whether it's a good idea. It’s about whether the members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans alike, will follow their oath of office to defend the Constitution.

It’s Time to Impeach Members of Congress for Not Impeaching Trump

qua, 25/09/2019 - 08:09
The question is no longer whether it's a good idea. It’s about whether the members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans alike, will follow their oath of office to defend the Constitution.

Trump Seeks to Kneecap Consumer Protection Agency Advocated for by Elizabeth Warren

ter, 24/09/2019 - 04:00
We’ve grown accustomed to Donald Trump’s relentless political attacks. but, in the end, his constitutional attacks on the administrative state could cause the most damage.

The Chicago Seven Trial: Fifty Years Later

ter, 24/09/2019 - 03:00
“In the closing hours, a brief speech by Abbie Hoffman, one of the five convicted defendants, provided the glimpse of meaning, that brief hint of the point to which we all had come.”

Farm Aid 2019

seg, 23/09/2019 - 10:52
The day was not just about the music, but the music was damn fine.

Smart Ass Cripple: Nuisances Unite!

seg, 23/09/2019 - 10:09
My heroes are those disabled folks who embrace the power of their nuisance status. But what happens when being a nuisance becomes a punishable offense?

What Back-to-School News Stories Hide About Charter Schools

seg, 23/09/2019 - 05:00
Behind the feel-good puffery are issues about the loss of local control, under-funded schools, and public money used for private gain.

Dreamers’ Fates Are Still Uncertain, Their Contributions Are Not

sex, 20/09/2019 - 08:04
Despite ongoing political turmoil, new data shows how Dreamers’ continue to help build the nation.

How To Get The U.S. To Care About The War In Yemen

sex, 20/09/2019 - 07:00
“Over 85,000 children dead from war and starvation in Yemen. And now you may pay more at the pump!”

Roy Cohn and the Art of Mean

qui, 19/09/2019 - 04:00
New documentary takes stock of Trump’s Svengali.

What LGBTQ People Want

qua, 18/09/2019 - 10:56
Like all LGBTQ people, I am layered. I cannot be viewed as just black or queer or a mother. Politicians and policy makers must understand all of these complexities.

2020: Democratic Establishment vs. Democratic Socialists

qua, 18/09/2019 - 05:00
Meet three new challengers to the entrenched old guard.

Tennessee Republicans in Fisticuffs Over School Vouchers

ter, 17/09/2019 - 09:04
Hot chicken, sex, and cocaine are part of the story of how Tennessee became the latest state to succumb to the Betsy DeVos-backed voucher craze. The result could determine how the GOP addresses the issue across the country.

Foreign Correspondent: What Trump’s Missteps on Iran Have Wrought

seg, 16/09/2019 - 21:00
The United States has become a high-tech Bluebeard.

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