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‘This is what solidarity looks like:’ Mass demonstrations at LaGuardia Airport...

"We want to let them know that there are thousands of people who see them, who love them and who will fight for them."

5 ways Indigenous groups are fighting back against land seizures

While no measure can guarantee land security, these actions have helped communities protect their homes.

Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence

"We just want peace. With this type of movement, with this amount of people we can definitely get something done."

#FamiliesBelongTogether rallies around the country

Rallies nationwide have popped up to call out local officials and government policies that separate children at the border.

Keep resisting!

"Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies."

Could a risky pipeline bring together a politically divided state?

"This project threatens some of our most basic American values; I think you'll find the people in Pennsylvania care a lot about public safety especially of their most vulnerable residents – children and seniors."

After latest Gaza slaughter: Open an investigation, end the occupation

The occupation must end, and those responsible for the slaughter must be held accountable.

Today’s Poor People’s Campaign: Too important not to criticize

Provided, of course, today’s PPC attacks the bipartisan disease.

Pipeline exec. refers to activists opposing construction near bald eagle nest...

The backdrop to this tension is Millennium’s impending drilling on a crossing of the Neversink River, less than a mile from a bald eagle’s nest, as part of its Eastern System Upgrade project.

Arizona teacher who spent $2,000 of her $31,000 salary on school...

Zoe Hyde: "I had to get markers, crayons, pencils, tissues. All those supplies that you think are part of the education environment, I had to buy myself."

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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