Monday, August 26, 2019

Sanders unveils plan to end cash bail, ban private prisons, and ‘fundamentally transform’ US...

"If we stand together, we can eliminate private prisons and detention centers. No more profiteering from locking people up."

‘Christian left’ is reviving in America, appalled by treatment of migrants

Religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.

CNN’s industry spin shows need for independent debates

CNN painfully demonstrated this week why we need independently-run presidential debates. With its ESPN-like introductions to the candidates, and its insistence on questions that...

Indigenous people demand an end to detention on stolen lands

“As the original caretakers of these lands and territories, we have inherent authority over migration and demand an end to these barbaric acts.”
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The real reason for impeachment

This may not be the political thing to do. But in order to safeguard our democracy, it is the right thing to do.

What’s next for the youth climate lawsuit

Despite continued court delays, confidence remains high among the young people suing the government for its support of fossil fuels.
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‘I don’t see any protests:’ Trump cries ‘fake news’ as 75,000 march in London

Thousands took to the streets of London to protest Trump’s visit – a fact that Trump denied on Tuesday, calling the demonstrations “fake news.”

30+ arrested as hundreds of animal rights activists descend on slaughterhouse, locking necks to...

Activists claim cruelty laws are unenforced and whistleblowers are prosecuted instead.

In search of a Green New Foreign Policy

To save ourselves and reduce the United States’ harmful global footprint, we need new thinking, new institutions, and a fundamental reordering of priorities.

This 16-year old is taking the school climate strike to the US Capitol

May 24 is the second global “Fridays for Future” strike modeled after climate activist Greta Thunberg’s weekly demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament building.