‘We’re going to get this done’: US Senate takes crucial step...
"Today's bipartisan Senate vote gets us closer to protecting that right. The Respect for Marriage Act protects all couples under law—I urge Congress to send the bill to my desk so I can make it law."
A labor stunner in Mexico augurs greater equality—on both sides of...
Mexican GM workers, after years of living in fear, are now feeling their own power.
To protect women’s health, pass the equal rights amendment
Late January marked the 49th anniversary of Roe. V. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. It could very well...
Juneteenth for white folk
Is Juneteenth the national holiday going to fix the disparate outcomes for black people in education, health, income, wealth, home ownership, death by police, imprisonment, unemployment, and other inequities?
Whose rights matter in pandemic America?
Not those of poor Americans, that’s for sure...
How military veterans are answering the call to defend Black lives
From marching in the streets to forming human walls of protection around protesters, veterans are playing a quiet but important role in demanding racial justice.
AOC strikes back
“The politics of our moment are dominated by a bully of miserable character, a President who has failed to contain a pandemic through sheer indifference, who has fabricated a reëlection campaign based on bigotry and the deliberate inflammation of division.”
It’s the hypocrisy, stupid
“My greatest hope is that more and more people will realize that we can achieve Life, Liberty, Equality, Justice, and the Pursuit of Happiness is an actual sense, but only if we devise a truly fair economic system.”
Surrender, white people
My hope is that Black Lives Matter will join with the whites, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans, particularly those who have supported Bernie Sanders and other progressives, and continue to fight for justice for all members of society.