Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Supreme Court justices accepted over $6.5 million in gifts, raising ethics concerns

These findings raise significant questions about judicial ethics and the potential influence of such gifts on the highest court in the land.

120 countries have signed the Safe Schools Declaration. Sadly, the US isn’t one of...

Should the United States join the Safe Schools Declaration and support the global movement to protect education from attack?

The absence—and presence—of Daniel Ellsberg

Dan had made history in 1971 by revealing the top-secret Pentagon Papers, exposing the constant litany of official lies that accompanied the U.S. escalation of the Vietnam War.

Alex Jones agrees to liquidate Infowars empire to pay $1.5 billion to Sandy Hook...

This historic move follows years of misinformation and defamation by Jones regarding the tragic 2012 school shooting.

Corporations that pay their executives more than Uncle Sam

Tesla, Ford, Netflix, and T-Mobile are among scores of profitable U.S. firms that pay their top executives more than they pay in federal taxes.

Should children take part in nonviolent struggle?

Children have the most to gain from victories over racism, heterosexism and climate-wrecking capitalism.

We can safeguard democracy without giving in to fear and more policing

With voter intimidation and political violence on the rise, it’s time to invest in proven nonviolent, civilian-led safety endeavors.

200-to-1: Gap between CEOs and workers grew even wider in 2023, analysis finds

Despite inflationary pressures, CEO compensation in the S&P 500 soared nearly 13% in 2023, further widening the pay gap with average workers.

‘A monstrosity’: Biden blasted over planned executive order on asylum

Migrant rights advocates decry Biden's upcoming executive order, likening it to Trump-era policies and raising significant legal and humanitarian concerns.

A professor on ‘authorities’ who order police to crush student protests

The students wanted a change in United States and Israeli policy and action to secure an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.