Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Cori Bush calls for repeal of antiquated Comstock law amid rising anti-abortion tactics

With the U.S. Supreme Court's current review of mifepristone access—a drug fundamental to over 60% of abortions in the U.S.—the urgency of Bush's demand is palpable.

The vexing Biden-Trump rematch could purge an era of broken, bipartisan dynamics—or not

That a shameless, dimwit outlaw like Trump can humiliate both state and federal justice confirms its own devastating “conviction" as failed legal systems.

World’s democracies threatened by disinformation generated by artificial intelligence

AI is a critical arena in which democracy is being challenged.

Sanders condemns US denial of Israeli law violations amid UN draft report on Israel...

Sanders, in his critique, highlighted the discord between the State Department's position and the realities on the ground.

US aid to Israel faces scrutiny amid Gaza humanitarian crisis: Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez speak...

Amidst a deepening humanitarian crisis in Gaza, U.S. lawmakers challenge continued military aid to Israel, sparking a heated debate over ethical foreign policy.

Historic bill proposes guaranteed paid leave for 27 million American workers, challenging US’ global...

A groundbreaking legislative effort led by Congressional Democrats and Senator Bernie Sanders seeks to revolutionize the American workplace by ensuring paid time off for all workers, aligning the U.S. with global standards.

Biden announces $6 billion in student debt relief for public service workers

The debt relief would forgive roughly $6 billion for 78,000 borrowers such as teachers, nurses or social workers enrolled in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Funding freeze in $1.2 trillion bill threatens lifeline for starving Gazans: UNRWA in crisis

The decision to freeze UNRWA funding reflects the complex interplay of U.S. domestic politics and foreign policy.

If America were a Trumpian autocracy

America and the lie that begot other lies.

GOP’s ‘fiscal sanity’ plan under fire for targeting Social Security and Medicare amidst 2024...

This 180-page document proposes significant reforms to these cornerstone programs, stirring a debate that resonates deeply with American seniors and their advocates.