Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: human rights

Free the children: Advocates demand Biden close Fort Bliss detention center...

“Instead of investing in jails, build welcoming centers to expedite family reunification.”

Supreme court sides with giant corporations Nestle and Cargill saying they...

“We’re celebrating ‘the end of slavery’ but American companies are still profiting off of slave labor.”

Palestinian lives matter

We can’t say we support justice and human rights in this country while supporting violence and expulsion abroad.

Former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating rights of George Floyd

All four defendants were charged with deprivation of rights under color of law by willfully failing to aid Floyd, who was “in clear need of medical care.”

Why workers Memorial Day is a national call to action

“The goal for every one of our team members is to ensure all of our brothers and sisters go home safely to their families each and every day.”

Six ways Chevron imperils climate, human rights, and racial justice

These six examples illustrate a stunning array of corporate abuse, deception, and misconduct by one of the world’s largest and most powerful corporations.

Damming rivers is terrible for human rights, ecosystems and food security

Despite industry rhetoric, hydropower is high-cost and high-risk. There are better options for a post-pandemic recovery and a renewable energy future.

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

Why America needs new infrastructure to survive

Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them.

Tyson exploits consumers just like its animals and the workers who...

Vulnerable workers, abused animals and a rigged system are the foundation of an unethical, destructive business model.

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”