Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: John Lewis

To honor John Lewis, progressives say, ‘end the filibuster’ and pass...

"Abolishing the filibuster to secure the right to vote for everyone is how we must protect his legacy."

My long-lost conversation with John Lewis on his vision of nonviolence

In this never-before-released interview, the late civil rights leader and congressman talks systemic racism, permanent warfare, extreme poverty and nonviolence as a way of life.

On 55th anniversary of Voting Rights Act, advocates call on Congress...

Since the Supreme Court gutted the law in 2013, more than 1,600 polling places have been closed, including many in largely-Black and Latino communities.

Civil rights hero John Lewis remembered at funeral as ‘patriot who...

“a true American patriot who risked his life and bled for the hope and promise of democracy.”

Bipartisan political leaders pay tribute to Rep. John Lewis

Both Republican and Democratic leaders have joined together in paying homage to the late Rep. John Lewis.

Trump’s attack on civil rights hero John Lewis over MLK day...

The congressman does not plan on attending Trump’s inauguration, along with a handful of Democrats who are boycotting the event.

John Lewis Stands Up for Human Dignity Once Again

A sit-in by the civil-rights icon on the floor of the House of Representatives is a powerful statement against gun violence.

BREAKING: Democrats Stage House Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Control

Democrats are demanding a vote on new legislation that would close gun control loopholes.

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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.