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Big Cities Drowning Residents In Water Debt

Take Action Now For years, Chicago leaders like Rahm Emanuel used the city’s water supply as a revenue stream. Now, There are more than 220,000 delinquent accounts, collectively owing more…

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In Texas, Dying In Jail Is Common

Take Action Now An autopsy ruled Danny Carrillo’s death a homicide. He is one of more than 1,100 people who have died in jail custody across Texas since 2010. By Michael Barajas and Sophie…

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Israel Kills Palestinian Boy In Occupied West Bank

Take Action Now Mohammed Daadas, 13, dies in hospital after being shot by Israeli troops during protests against illegal settlements. By Al Jazeera Israeli troops have shot and killed a…

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Facebook Ignores the Dangers of Non-English Misinformation

Take Action Now By Nick Nguyen and Carmen Scurato, PRISM So far the Facebook Papers have led to dozens of stories about how the company knew it was failing to remove hate speech, misinformation, and…

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A Brief Introduction To Prison Abolition & Police Abolition

Take Action Now By Marena Blanchard Prison abolition is critical because, simply put, prisons are obsolete. The American legal system criminalizes people and sends them to prison to disappear,…

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Israel Labels 6 Palestinian Human Rights Groups “Terrorist Organizations”

Take Action Now By Yuval Abraham, +972 Magazine When Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz signed an executive order last week declaring six Palestinian human rights groups as “terrorist…

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Rikers Island Is a Case Study in The Disaster of Criminal Justice Reform

Take Action Now Kelly Hayes, Truthout This crisis embodies the violence of a murderous system that is re-legitimized through reforms, any time its true character becomes too visible, like a…

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Biden Will Keep Two of Trump’s Radical Border Patrol Measures

Take Action Now Ryan Devereaux, The Intercept After months of delay, a Senate committee held a confirmation hearing Tuesday for President Joe Biden’s pick to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection,…

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The Big Lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate Testimony Yesterday

Take Action Now Jeff Cohen, RootsAction At Rahm Emanuel’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as potential ambassador to Japan, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) deserves credit…

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Racial Justice Education Vital to Union Growth

Take Action Now Stephanie Luce, Democratic Left In the summer of 2020, in the midst of the uprisings against police brutality, a number of unions issued statements declaring their support for…