Saturday, July 13, 2024

Why We Must Fight the Attack on Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is under attack. But here is an economic argument for funding family planning and women’s health services. It's critical that all of us step up right now to defend Planned Parenthood.

Making sense of a viral military

A military spouse’s perspective on the Pentagon’s flawed response to the pandemic.

On 55th anniversary of Voting Rights Act, advocates call on Congress to fully restore...

Since the Supreme Court gutted the law in 2013, more than 1,600 polling places have been closed, including many in largely-Black and Latino communities.

Learning to live with COVID – the tough choices ahead

To decide what is acceptable on the suppression strategy, we have to confront the fundamental conflict between values in the COVID trilemma.
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AOC: US must mass produce COVID-19 vaccine for world, or pandemic could drag on...

She calls on the United States to use tools like the Defense Production Act to mobilize mass production of vaccines to export for free around the world.

Atmospheric CO2 increasing 10x faster than in last 50,000 years, study finds

“We rely on the Southern Ocean to take up part of the carbon dioxide we emit, but rapidly increasing southerly winds weaken its ability to do so."

29 Arrested as Single-Payer Advocates Disrupt Vermont Gov. Shumlin’s Inauguration

During Gov. Peter Shumlin’s recent inaugural address, protesters took part in a sit-in desiring single-payer healthcare, which the governor had promised to create. Those participating in the sit-in were arrested on spot.

Lessons from Katrina: This organization tries to get Hurricane Florence survivors home quicker

Many in North Carolina were left homeless by the storm and its still-receding floodwaters. This nonprofit wants to shrink the amount of time it takes to rebuild after a disaster.

How to keep America’s public workers safe as we emerge from the Covid-19 lockdown

In a crisis like that, public servants will rely on the public to stand with them in demanding that officials implement aggressive safety plans and provide the other resources that workers need.

Monsanto Hits All the Wrong Notes

In his new album called "The Monsanto Years," Neil Young takes on the the corporate giant for its relentless attempts to profiteer at human expense. And there is no intimidating, buying out, censoring, or escaping this cultural power.