Am I Next

A Black Woman Was Assaulted. Cop’s Brutal Attack on Victim Was Even Worse.

Take Action Now By Richard A. Webster, WRKF, WWNO, & Pro Publica The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her…

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Americans Want The Rich To Pay More Taxes

Take Action Now Tim Ryan Williams, Vox As debate over Democrats’ Build Back Better Act has intensified, the $3.5 trillion social spending bill has remained strikingly popular in polls. That may be…

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Catholics Want The US And Other Nuclear Powers To Disarm

Take Action Now Stephen M. Colecchi, NCR Online We live in the shadow of a nuclear threat. Studies show that a limited nuclear war between India and Pakistan could result in 1 billion lives lost. A…

News Control

Private Equity Is Killing Journalism

Take Action Now McKay Coppins, The Atlantic [it’s widely understood why a free press is essential to a democracy. If people don’t know what is happening, they won’t be able to…

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Cori Bush Fights Back Against Use of Tear Gas on Civilians

Take Action Now Julia Conley, Common Dreams Following a call by Rep. Cori Bush to investigate the use of tear gas on civilians by law enforcement, the House Oversight Committee on Thursday released…

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Climate Change: Wealthy Countries Did It, They Should Pay For It

Take Action Now Jason Hickel, The Lancet [The Lancet is better known for medical research and public health. But they see the causes and effects of climate change on public health and the…

Defund The Police Campaign

The Battle for ‘Defund’: Budgets Are Rising, But So Are Alternatives to Policing

Take Action Now Ray Levy Uyeda, Prism One year after the George Floyd uprisings that prompted a nationwide reevaluation of what role police actually play in upholding public safety, cities are…

Democrats and Unions lose popularity in middle U.S

Democrats Underestimate How Much Trouble They Are In

Take Action Now Hamilton Nolan, In These Times [Nolan is addressing a debate in Democratic Party circles that asks the question: what national electoral strategy will help Democrats do well in 2022…

End Israeli Apartheid

Workers at Google and Amazon Demand: Stop Supporting Israeli Apartheid

Take Action Now Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams A day after hundreds of Amazon and Google workers condemned their employers for complicity in Israel’s human rights violations against…

Covid-19 in Washington prisons

Prison Should Not Be a Death Sentence; With Covid, It Often Is

Take Action Now Michael J. Moore, The Progressive Magazine People in prisons are, by some estimates, five times more likely to get COVID-19 than those on the outside. To enable social distancing,…