AOC says impeachment possible if Supreme Court justices lied under oath, which they did

Jun 27, 2022 by

Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) have called into question comments made by Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett...

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 The War in Ukraine Needs to End 

Jun 27, 2022 by

In 2022, with so much headed in the wrong direction, a major war is the last thing this planet needs.  ...

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I’m Afraid Younger Progressives Are Correct About the Democratic “Gerontocracy.”

Jun 27, 2022 by

The inital responses from Democratic leaders over the SCOTUS overturning Roe was just weak tea at best.  At worst, I find it stupid...

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‘Infuriating’: Biden Rebuked for Continued Opposition to Supreme Court Expansion

Jun 27, 2022 by

“What does Biden ‘agree’ with doing?” Mehdi Hasan asked. “What does the leader of this country want to...

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AG Merrick Garland says states can’t ban FDA-approved abortion pills

Jun 27, 2022 by

With Roe overturned, pills that terminate pregnancies are likely to become the next abortion battleground.  

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Alert: NATO to Boost Ranks of High-Readiness Forces by 650% to Over 300,000

Jun 27, 2022 by

Anti-war campaigners responded that “this is not the path to peace and will not make the world safer.” ]

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Global Windfall Profit Tax of 90% Needed to Address ‘Catastrophic’ Food, Climate Crises: Oxfam

Jun 27, 2022 by

Taxing the excess profits of large corporations within the G7 alone could raise an estimated $430 billion to fight world hunger,...

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Louisiana Judge Blocks State’s Post-Roe Abortion Ban

Jun 27, 2022 by

A Louisiana judge on Monday temporarily blocked enforcement of the state’s trigger ban on abortion after rights groups took...

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Looming US Supreme Court Climate Decision Could ‘Doom’ Hope for Livable Future

Jun 27, 2022 by

“The immediate issue is the limits of the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases,” said one scientist....

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Pointing to ‘Recently Obtained Evidence,’ Jan. 6 Panel Calls Surprise Tuesday Hearing

Jun 27, 2022 by

The congressional panel did not offer any details about the new evidence it will be unveiling Tuesday, which will mark the sixth...

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South Dakota governor announces that she will ban mail-order abortion pills

Jun 27, 2022 by

 South Dakota’s Republican governor pledged on Sunday to bar mail-order abortion pills but said women should not face prosecution for...

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Most Americans Don’t Want Biden or Trump to Run Again: Poll

Jun 27, 2022 by

A new poll has shown that a majority of Americans don’t want either Joe Biden or Donald Trump to run as President in 2024.On...

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Midterms go to the party out of power, but as Roe decision shows, Democrats aren’t actually in power

Jun 27, 2022 by

So yes, it’s hard to argue for voting as the solution, when voting has proved so impotent to this point. And therein lies something...

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New Study: Medicare for All Would Have Prevented 340,000 COVID Deaths in the US

Jun 27, 2022 by

A new report finds that Medicare for All would have saved one-third of the one million lives lost to COVID in the US. That’s 340,000...

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AOC Calls on Biden to Create Abortion Clinics on Federal Land

Jun 27, 2022 by

“I think one of the things that we know, too, is that there are also actions at President Biden’s disposal that he can...

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The World is ruled by a backwards Puritanical Regime

Jun 26, 2022 by

“China is a strange, backwards nation ruled by tyrants,” said the nation founded by Puritans who used to execute women for witchcraft...

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Democratic Leaders Don’t Fear Their Own Base. They Should. 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Democrats have reneged on their longtime promise to codify Roe v. Wade every time they’ve held power. Party leaders will not fulfill...

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Merrick Garland is damned if he prosecutes Trump — but more damned if he doesn’t: columnist 

Jun 26, 2022 by

“It will set a disturbing precedent if Attorney General Merrick Garland prosecutes former president Donald Trump for alleged crimes,”...

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We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse

Jun 26, 2022 by

We are entering an era not just of unsafe abortions but of the widespread criminalization of pregnancy.  ...

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The Real Stakes of a Potential U.S-China War Over Taiwan

Jun 26, 2022 by

It’s not about democracy. It’s about power.  

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Sens. Warren, Smith urge Biden to declare public health emergency following abortion ruling

Jun 26, 2022 by

The declaration would help “protect abortion access for all Americans” and unlock “critical resources” to endure an immediate...

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Why the West Risks Condemning Ukraine to Slow Strangulation

Jun 26, 2022 by

Speaking at a private dinner in London recently, a senior serving British military officer argued that the west had no choice but to...

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Just Hurling Money at the Democrats Won’t Save Abortion Rights

Jun 26, 2022 by

The Democrats are going full-bore on post-Roe fundraising and the donors are hurling money hurling it at them in record amounts. That...

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Alert: GOP trying to throw out 2022 primary votes in a test drive of TrumpWorld’s 2024 plot 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Trump has spent months campaigning to install loyal supporters in state-level offices to oversee upcoming elections, and now his...

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The January 6th Scam 

Jun 26, 2022 by

While the dog and pony show goes on, there doesn’t seem to be much effort to protect votes around the country. While Trump acolytes...

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Civil rights advocates condemn the Supreme Court’s ‘dangerous decision’ to gut Miranda rights

Jun 26, 2022 by

Legals experts warned law enforcement agencies will have “zero incentive” to ensure that a person being arrested is read...

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With the Corpse of Roe Still Warm, Far Right Plots Fascistic Anti-Abortion Enforcement

Jun 26, 2022 by

With the end of Roe achieved, the fascist right is setting its sights on shutting down and criminalizing all crucial sites of...

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Alert: America’s Middle East ‘Withdrawal’ Breathes Its Last Breath 

Jun 26, 2022 by

What was once a policy of disengagement has now become a policy of far more dangerous entanglement.  

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‘A mockery of democracy’: US supreme court in question after abortion ruling 

Jun 26, 2022 by

In abruptly scrapping the constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy the court went against the popular will — only 25% of...

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The Pentagon cowbird in our midst. 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Allowing kids in schools to go hungry because of alleged lack of funds but then funneling nearly a trillion dollars yearly to the...

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Report: New DOJ Subpoenas Take a “Potentially Significant Step Closer” to Nailing Trump 

Jun 26, 2022 by

If you believe Merrick Garland is slowly and methodically building his case against the former guy, this is good news....

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Time’s Up: Biden Can’t Keep Biding His Time 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Biden must not be the Democrats’ candidate for president in 2024.  We cannot have a candidate with unfavorable ratings even worse...

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The US supreme court has made America a more dangerous, violent place

Jun 26, 2022 by

This nihilistic decision will propel the US further toward mass gun violence and a culture of death Source: The US supreme court just...

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Philippine Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa: Journalism Is ‘At an Existential Moment’

Jun 26, 2022 by

Speaking at the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Nobel laureate Maria Ressa noted that lies, laced with anger and hate, spread faster than...

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How the Christian right took over the judiciary and changed America 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Leaders of the movement understood very well that if you can capture the courts, you can change society  

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Too many Democrats are already failing the test the Supreme Court’s abortion decision poses

Jun 26, 2022 by

Democrats had every opportunity to get ready for this. Too many are showing they’ve failed. Democrats currently control Congress, but...

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Experts recommend the best banned books for kids to read this summer 

Jun 26, 2022 by

LeVar Burton, Kate DiCamillo and others pick their favorite challenged or banned books for your kids to read this summer....

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Time for Collins and Democrats to walk the walk and pass a national right to abortion law

Jun 26, 2022 by

If Susan Collins and Joe Manchin feel betrayed, and Dems feel outraged, all have an easy fix: They can carve out a reproductive...

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Women urged to delete period tracking apps after SCOTUS ruling

Jun 26, 2022 by

Privacy experts warn that in a world without Roe v. Wade, data from period-tracking apps could potentially be used to penalize anyone...

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Only Four Of 55 African Leaders Attend Zelensky Call 

Jun 26, 2022 by

France and Germany pressured African Union leaders for months to join a brief Zoom call with Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky. 51 of 55...

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Assange was stripped and placed in “suicide watch” isolation cell after British extradition announcement

Jun 26, 2022 by

Immediately after British Home Secretary Priti Patel announced on Friday last week that she had approved Julian Assange’s extradition...

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Biden Signs Weak Bipartisan Gun Safety Bill Into Law 

Jun 26, 2022 by

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed a bipartisan gun safety bill into law, the first major federal gun reform in three decades,...

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Jury awards whopping $21 million to family of pregnant teen killed by Fremont police

Jun 26, 2022 by

“This verdict is a monument to justice,” attorney Adante Pointer said in an interview Friday night.  

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56% of Muslim Americans support Women’s Right to choose, and More Muslim-Majority Nations offer Abortion on Demand than do U.S. States

Jun 26, 2022 by

With the striking down of Roe, the Federalist Society’s bought-and-paid-for Supreme Court has allowed states to dictate as they will...

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How dark money fueled the Jan. 6 insurrection — and why we can’t find it 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Shadowy “war games” for what happened on Jan. 6 began months earlier — but we still don’t know who paid for...

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These US companies will cover travel costs for employees who need an abortion

Jun 26, 2022 by

Companies such as Citigroup (C), Salesforce (CRM) and Match Group (MTCH) first promised financial support to employees seeking...

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Tech firms under pressure to safeguard user data as abortion prosecutions loom

Jun 26, 2022 by

Private information collected and retained by companies could be weaponized to prosecute abortion seekers and providers...

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Potentially Explosive Documentary Of Trumps May Take Center Stage at Upcoming Jan. 6 Hearings 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Filmmaker Alex Holder began filming the Trump family starting in September 2020, including interviews with Donald Trump before and...

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You Can’t ‘Green’ The Military

Jun 26, 2022 by

The armed forces of state violence are “going green”, but they’re no friends of the environment. We need an internationalist climate...

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Protesting Tips: What to Bring, How to Act, How to Stay Safe

Jun 26, 2022 by

If you’re planning on hitting the streets, this guide may be of some assistance.  

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Canada Will Allow Americans To Cross The Border For Abortions: Trudeau 

Jun 26, 2022 by

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a constitutional right to abortion...

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Will the Russia-Lithuania Kaliningrad Standoff Lead to War?

Jun 26, 2022 by

Lithuania’s muscular move to enforce EU sanctions by blocking Russian rail cargo could risk escalating the Russia-NATO conflict....

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This Is How to Impeach a Supreme Court Justice

Jun 26, 2022 by

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold explains what it would take to impeach a Supreme Court Justice and what states can do ASAP...

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Patients in Trigger-Ban States Immediately Denied Abortion Care in Post-Roe US

Jun 26, 2022 by

Some people scheduled to receive abortions were turned away within minutes of the right-wing Supreme Court’s decision to strike...

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Report details the chilling ways far-right extremists are recruiting military veterans 

Jun 26, 2022 by

.“The data that does exist suggests the problem is growing,” Kehrt reports. “Statistics from the Center for Strategic &...

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‘Unconscionable’: House Committee Adds $37 Billion to Biden’s $813 Billion Military Budget

Jun 23, 2022 by

The proposed increase costs 10 times more than preserving the free school lunch program that Congress is allowing to expire...

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Alert: Kansas’ top court rules partisan gerrymandering legal

Jun 23, 2022 by

Kansas’ highest court has declared that the state constitution does not prohibit partisan gerrymandering.  ...

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Did Trump’s Actions On January 6 Reach the Level of Treason?

Jun 23, 2022 by

Accountability under the law serves as a deterrence for those who would seek to violate it in the future. That is why the Justice...

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This week saw a trio of terrible, horrible habeas corpus Supreme Court rulings 

Jun 23, 2022 by

In this term, the Supreme court has issued two decisions that limit habeas corpus and the right to judicial review of unlawful...

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There Is More Than Enough Evidence to Indict Trump 

Jun 23, 2022 by

With democracy itself under siege, Attorney General Merrick Garland must uphold his oath to defend the Constitution....

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Playing with Fire in Ukraine 

Jun 23, 2022 by

As the conflict in Ukraine becomes a protracted military stalemate, there are signs that both sides are reaching their war-making...

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COVID-19 vaccine for Omicron variant will be ready by August, Moderna CEO says

Jun 23, 2022 by

Moderna expects a new COVID-19 vaccine the drugmaker is developing that it says offers protection against the Omicron variant of the...

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In radical decision, Supreme Court all but nullifies states’ right to control guns

Jun 23, 2022 by

The court decided the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruencase Thursday in 6-3 decision written by Justice...

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‘Frightening’: US appeals court upholds Arkansas anti-BDS law 

Jun 23, 2022 by

Advocates say ruling will ‘flip the First Amendment on its head’ and endanger the free speech rights of all Americans....

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Citing ‘Deluge of New Evidence,’ House Jan. 6 Committee Delays Hearings

Jun 23, 2022 by

Citing a “mountain of new information” requiring analysis, the congressional committee investigating the January 6, 2021...

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Alert: Manchin Pushes Even More Healthcare Means Testing as West Virginians Suffer

Jun 23, 2022 by

As the West Virginia Democrat blocks Medicare expansion and demands more restrictions on Affordable Care Act subsidies, residents of...

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War Profiteering Benefits a Few But Hurts Most of Us

Jun 23, 2022 by

Just imagine for once if we led the world in funding peace and not wars.  

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After Horrific Earthquake, US Pushed to Return Billions It ‘Stole Like Crooks’ From Afghans

Jun 23, 2022 by

Afghans for a Better Tomorrow said President Joe Biden “should move quickly and decisively at this critical moment; time is of...

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Fox Corp. Loses Bid to Toss Dominion Defamation Lawsuit Over Vote-Rigging Claims

Jun 23, 2022 by

Fox News’s parent company can be sued by a voting-machine maker because Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch may have acted with “actual...

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Inside the Marathon Zoom Call Where Amazon Seeks to Overturn Historic Union Victory

Jun 23, 2022 by

But it wasn’t just any Zoom meeting. It was a typical day in the marathon National Labor Relations Board’s hearing...

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Title IX 50th anniversary: ‘A game changer,’ but work remains

Jun 23, 2022 by

As Title IX turns 50 years old, two generations of women have benefited from increased opportunities both on and off the field. In...

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Supreme Court justices should be bound by ethics code, US judges say

Jun 23, 2022 by

The National Judicial College surveyed judges across the nation on whether the Supreme Court should be held to a higher standard. The...

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DOJ Settlement: Facebook to Eliminate Tool that Let Advertisers Discriminate 

Jun 23, 2022 by

Six years after ProPublica revealed that Facebook allowed advertisers to exclude Black users and others, the company agreed to a...

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The Texas GOP is pushing for a referendum to decide if the state will secede from the US

Jun 23, 2022 by

The state GOP outlined its intention to press for such a referendum in a document from its Platforms and Resolutions committee,...

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‘Hang them all’: January 6 committee members target of violent rhetoric on rightwing social media platforms

Jun 23, 2022 by

Calls for violence against members of the January 6 committee are circulating on some of the same online platforms that helped fuel...

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Alert: In Ukraine, Diplomacy Has Been Ruled Out 

Jun 23, 2022 by

There’s only one way to bring it to an end. That’s diplomacy. Now, diplomacy, by definition, means both sides accept it. They don’t...

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Ron Johnson tried to subvert democracy. These corporations are backing his reelection.

Jun 23, 2022 by

Despite Johnson’s role in the effort to overturn the election, he is receiving financial support from major corporations...

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South Dakota GOP attorney general removed from office following state’s first impeachment trial

Jun 23, 2022 by

“In April, state Representatives voted 36-31 (three excused) to impeach Ravnsborg on two counts — certain crimes and...

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Alert: Bernie Sanders’ Democratic Successors Are Failing His Leftist Legacy

Jun 23, 2022 by

What the Left badly needs is a different kind of Berniecrat—one who actually acts like Bernie.  

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Colombia’s First Leftist President and Goldman Environmental Prize-Winning VP Promise to Transition the Country Away From Fossil Fuels

Jun 23, 2022 by

In his manifesto, Petro promised to transition from an energy system based primarily on fossil fuels to one based on a variety of...

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How to end corporate welfare 

Jun 23, 2022 by

How do we ensure that a big chunk of the $52 billion isn’t frittered away on shareholders and executive pay — as has been the...

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This far-right MAGA Republican wants a ‘January 6 Remembrance Day’ — in honor of the insurrectionists 

Jun 23, 2022 by

In Michigan, State Rep. Steve Carra — a far-right MAGA Republican, “Stop the Steal” extremist and anti-vaxxer conspiracy...

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In Looming Teacher Exodus, Who Will Be Left Behind? 

Jun 23, 2022 by

A slew of new research shows that teacher burnout is high and that staff shortages, which were already straining the system in 2021,...

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Critics Say New Supreme Court Ruling Gives Gun Lobby ‘Just What It Paid For’

Jun 23, 2022 by

“Today, the Supreme Court made it clear that it cares more about protecting the interests of the gun lobby than American...

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Uvalde’s shooting showed America has too many police departments 

Jun 23, 2022 by

Getting bureaucracies to cooperate has always been painful.  

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18 Cents a Gallon? Whoop-De-Do. Desperate Gas Tax Gamble Shows Biden’s Impotence on Energy

Jun 23, 2022 by

Federal taxes add 18.4 cents to a gallon of unleaded, and 24.4 cents for diesel. (In Texas, state taxes add 20 cents a gallon to...

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Alert: Democrats Are Recklessly Promoting Far Right GOP Candidates in Midterm Ploy

Jun 23, 2022 by

In several midterm primary races across the United States, political organizations affiliated with the Democratic Party —...

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Intel Report Warned Abraham Accords Would Fuel Violence

Jun 23, 2022 by

President Joe Biden is now pushing for a version of the Abraham Accords on steroids, leaving Palestinians behind.  

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Feds raid home of Justice Department official pressured by Donald Trump to overturn 2020 election 

Jun 23, 2022 by

Federal law enforcement officials have raided the home of former Trump Department of Justice official Jeffrey Clark, who pushed to...

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Alert: European Union grants candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova

Jun 23, 2022 by

The decision is an attack on Russia and the first step in what could be a long accession process.  

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Biden administration agrees to cancel student debt of 200K borrowers who say they were defrauded 

Jun 23, 2022 by

The Biden administration has agreed to fully discharge the federal student loan debts of approximately 200,000 borrowers who claimed...

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After WTO Failure, Nations Urged to ‘Outright Defy’ Pharma Patent Rules to Fight Covid

Jun 23, 2022 by

“Governments must take immediate actions to bypass the WTO’s prioritization of pharmaceutical monopolies over human...

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Alert: Democrats Would Rather Become Republicans Than Make the Case for Justice Reform 

Jun 23, 2022 by

If the Democratic Party wants to run away from those candidates, it will only be running towards its own demise.  

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Ex-Trump aides say six House Republicans sought pardons after Jan. 6

Jun 23, 2022 by

According to the aides who testified, the following members sought pardons:Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.)Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.)Rep. Mo...

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American woman faces nightmare scenario on vacation in Malta after doctors refuse to administer life-saving abortion

Jun 23, 2022 by

An American couple on Wednesday appealed to the Maltese authorities to let them leave Malta to have an abortion and avoid any risks...

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World Refugee Day events held as displacement tops 100 million

Jun 22, 2022 by

Every World Refugee Day, 20 June, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, joins millions of others around the world in honoring those who have...

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Why January 6 committee Isn’t Slowing Trump’s Attempted Coup 

Jun 22, 2022 by

We fool ourselves if we believe that the televised hearings of the January 6 committee are changing the direction of the Republican...

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The insurrection won’t end until Trump is prosecuted 

Jun 22, 2022 by

Holding Trump accountable — and disqualifying him from future office — would not be a partisan act, but one needed to preserve the...

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Experts warn that seven to 51 million Americans may support political violence: report 

Jun 22, 2022 by

This compelled The Hill to question how many U.S. residents actually support political violence. According to academics from...

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What Difference Does a War Make? The Geopolitics of the New Cold War

Jun 22, 2022 by

In this century as in the last one, the geopolitical struggle over Eurasia has proven to be a relentless affair, one that, in the...

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