Blueprint For Sexual And Reproductive Health, Rights, And Justice

By Staff, Reproblueprint.org -

As advocates for gender equity and advancing reproductive health, rights, and justice, we know that our reproductive and sexual autonomy are at the core of some of the most important decisions [...]

A Bus Tour Pushes For Higher Taxes On The Rich

By Jarod Facundo, Inequality.org -

The GOP Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted late in 2017, the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service reported late this spring, has been a smashing success — for the U.S. corporations that have [...]

UN High Commissioner On Human Rights Calls For Action To Avoid Climate Apartheid

By Staff, Ohchr.org -

We are deeply alarmed by the imposition of the death penalty on 30 people by the Specialised First Instance Criminal Court of the de facto authorities in Sana’a. The 30 men – most of whom are [...]

Inspiration & Support For Disaster Preparation

By Staff, Mutualaiddisasterrelief.org -

Getting ready as a network is a two-fold process – We can prepare ourselves individually and we can also support preparation in the most marginalized communities, those which are not only most [...]

A Bus Tour Pushes For Higher Taxes On The Rich

By Jarod Facundo, Inequality.org -

The GOP Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted late in 2017, the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service reported late this spring, has been a smashing success — for the U.S. corporations that have [...]

100 Years: The Bank Of North Dakota Story (Part I)

By the Bank of North Dakota. -

The credit system of the United States and the northern plains was not structured to meet the needs of North Dakota farmers in 1915. National banks could not lend money on farm mortgages. State [...]

Weaponizing Water In South Asia: World Needs A Water Treaty

By Conn Hallinan, Fpif.org -

The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it. Ongoing tensions over Kashmir have transformed water into a national security issue for both [...]

Unions Call For A Just Transition

By Marianne Brooker, Theecologist.org   -

The TUC has published A just transition to a greener, fairer economy – a roadmap to meeting the needs of working people in the transition to a low-carbon economy. The launch event included [...]

U.S. House Of Representatives Creates Requirement That There Be Some Basis For Any Foreign Bases

By David Swanson, Worldbeyondwar.org -

In this video from Wednesday on C-Span, at 5:21, Rep. Omar makes the case for a need to justify foreign military bases, not just blindly fund unlimited and unknown empire. At 5:25 Rep. Adam Smith [...]

We Have The Money To Fix Our Food System

By Brian Wakamo, Otherwords.org -

Poverty is expensive, but fixing it doesn’t have to be — at least not compared to the status quo. The Institute for Policy Studies and the Poor People’s Campaign recently released a Moral Budget, [...]

Manila’s New Mayor Wants Solar Panels, Rainwater Collectors For City’s Schools

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch.com -

Manila's new mayor wants to turn the city's public schools into a living lesson in sustainability. Mayor Francisco "Isko" Moreno Domagoso unveiled a plan Tuesday to install solar panels and [...]

Governor Mills Signs Law To Support Net Neutrality And Protect Internet Users

By Staff, Maine.gov -

Governor Janet Mills announced today that she has signed into law LD 1364, An Act Regarding Net Neutrality and Internet Policy, introduced by Rep. Nicole Grohoski, D-Ellsworth. The legislation [...]

In Afghanistan, We Have Three Dreams

By Dr. Hakim Young and Afghan Peace Volunteers, Dissidentvoice.org -

We’re the Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul, and we have three dreams. Our three dreams are about reuniting with nature and 7.7 billion other human beings! Our dreams aren’t prescriptions. They’re [...]

CBO Report Shows Broad Benefits From Higher Minimum Wage

By Heidi Shierholz, Epi.org -

This afternoon, Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report assessing the economic impact of raising the minimum wage to $15 in 2025 in six steps (this is a similar policy to the Raise [...]

What A Green New Deal For DC Could Mean For The City’s Working-Class Residents

By David Schwartzman, Thedcline.org -

The Green New Deal first entered U.S. political discourse during Howie Hawkins’ 2010 Green Party campaign for New York governor. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s candidate for president, later [...]