Sunday, August 14, 2022

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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While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

The Arctic is warming nearly 4x faster than the rest of the world: new research

"What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic."

Seize Trump’s passport: No greater flight risk than an unmasked con fleeing “every crime...

For the nation’s stability, for the integrity of our justice system, and even Trump’s own (short-term) good, seizing his passport resolves all problems.

How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”