Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: law

How Oregon is turning the page on America’s disastrous drug war

“Our immediate focus is to ensure every Oregonian knows these critical harm reduction and recovery services are being invested in and expanded so that they will be available to anyone who wants and needs them, and that they can feel comfortable and safe accessing them.”

What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before...

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.

How the USDA is failing America’s captive elephants

Performing elephants are denied all that is natural to them and are forced to endure beatings, electric shock, food and water deprivation and intimidation.

How America can curb the epidemic of violence against health care...

Health care professionals are five times more likely to encounter violence on the job than other Americans.

How Biden’s agenda is shaped by the corporate class

A national government that represents corporations and routinely lies to its voters needs Silicon Valley and the corporate press to maintain a stranglehold over the dissemination of information.

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

How corporations try to divide and exploit America’s workers

“These companies are not going to give you everything out of the goodness of their hearts. They start sweating when they see you standing together.”

How Mitch McConnell flouts the will of the American people

Right now, one person—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—stands in the way of America’s fight against COVID-19.

The scary truth is many senate Dems share the same corporate...

She’s exactly the kind of judge corporate donors support.

How Donald Trump intends to weaponize the Supreme Court against ordinary...

The addition of anti-worker Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the right-wing-dominated Supreme Court will help the rich tighten their stranglehold on working people.

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Countdown to World War III?

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Tucson cop fired after fatally shooting disabled man on video

“It is moments like this that test our resolve to ensure justice and accountability. We owe this to all Tucsonans.”

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

As SCOTUS considers ‘extinguishing’ right to abortion, calls mount for Congress to ‘step up’

“Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough,” said one doctor. “We continue to work toward reproductive justice.”