Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Jerry Brown didn’t invite grassroots activists to his Climate Summit – they came anyway

The youth, indigenous, and climate and environmental justice groups gathered that morning were largely excluded from official programming. So, they created their own.

Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica from its site after it ‘fraudulently’ collected data to help...

Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica from its site after the data analytics company openly admitted to helping the "Trump campaign pull off its narrow win in key swing states."

Madonna or whore; frigid or a slut: Why women are still bearing the brunt...

It's time for a push-back against vocal sexist slurs against women, in parliament and in broader society.

The Amerikan Addiction Network

If you took a few moments of pause, you would realize that it should be our government which should be helping those with addictions- many such ones that have occurred because of the power of Big Pharma.

Should we worry about income gaps within or between countries?

At the beginning of classes every autumn, I tease my students with the following question: Is it better to be poor in...
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‘This is my home:’ Meet the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case to...

The Obama-era program has granted protection from deportation and a work permit to at least 700,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children.

Big Lies, Little Lies and the Punishment of Brian Williams

Williams is in the public dock for telling a false story about his experiences covering the American invasion of Iraq; the disclosure humiliated him, his colleagues and his network when exposed. Is his punishment excessive, or does it fit the crime?

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 23

Verizon confirms throttling internet in California during deadly wildfires, Michael Cohen won't accept a pardon from Trump, new poll shows Sanders would be Trump in 2020, and more.

As Video Captures Officers’ Fatal Shootings of Unarmed Men, Knowing Your Rights to Film...

As video proves decisive in holding police accountable for police brutality across the country, it's important you know your rights when filming a police officer. Democracy Now answers questions regarding people’s rights with Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst.