- For the Love of Guns, God, and Donald Trumpon October 18, 2021
Inside the Rod of Iron Festival, an annual event held in rural Pennsylvania that’s big on gun ownership and brings together the most devoted MAGA fanatics.
- Bill Would Fight Environmental Injusticeson October 18, 2021
We must build the EPA back up and move on past the Trump era setbacks.
- Truths and Roseson October 18, 2021
In the spring of 1936, the writer George Orwell planted roses in his garden.
- COVID-19 Is Leading to Higher Global Maternal Mortality Rateson October 16, 2021
Coronavirus-related deaths are increasing among unvaccinated pregnant people and it’s likely due to misinformation and a lack of access to health care services.
- AT&T and OAN: Your Conspiracies, Deliveredon October 15, 2021
It’s true, AT&T is behind the “news” network that is crazier than Fox News.
- It’s Been Fifty Years Since Frank Serpico Exposed New York’s Dirty Copson October 15, 2021
The Knapp Commission, which began public hearings on NYPD corruption on October 18, 1971, marked a turning point in efforts to clean up the criminal justice system.
- We Can’t Abandon Yemenon October 14, 2021
As Yeminis are bludgeoned by Saudi and U.S. air strikes, drone attacks and constant warfare, access to food, shelter, safety, health care and education in the country remains precarious.
- With Efforts to Defund Police Backsliding, the BLM Movement Is Focusing on Mutual Aidon October 14, 2021
After Congress shelved the George Floyd Act and state governments took action to prevent the defunding of police departments, activists are reflecting on the work that still needs to be done.
- Smoking Gun: Cracking Down on Proteston October 14, 2021
Since January 2019, state legislators have introduced 231 bills to restrict the right of free and peaceful assembly, according to the “U.S. Protest Law Tracker” maintained by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law. As of early September, thirty-six of these bills had been enacted; […]
- The United Nations Calls for an Urgent Expansion of the Social Safety Neton October 14, 2021
The pandemic exposed the extent of global inequality, and world leaders still seem to be making the problem worse.
- Abandoning Yemen?on October 13, 2021
United Nations Human Rights Council action silences Yemeni human rights victims.
- ‘We Have to Reduce Corporate Power’on October 13, 2021
An interview with professor and activist Zephyr Teachout.
- Smart Ass Cripple: Not Taking it to the Streetson October 13, 2021
I miss street protesting. It’s good for my soul. It’s been one of my keys for maintaining good mental health. But I’ve found that street protesting is a bit like toilet paper: You don’t realize how vital it is until it’s not around anymore.
- Social Distancing Is Still Being Disregarded in U.S. Prisonson October 13, 2021
Prisons in Washington state are experiencing more COVID-19 outbreaks, but officials still aren’t doing anything about it.
- National Parks Should Teach Indigenous Historyon October 12, 2021
The United States owes much more to the Indigenous peoples whose land it stole and built upon.