Nationwide Protests And State Boycotts Planned Amid Wave Of GOP Attacks On Abortion Rights

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"They're coming for women. They're coming for doctors. They're coming for Roe. But we're the majority—and we're NOT going back." Supporters of reproductive rights are fighting back against [...]

U.S. Thousands Of Rights Advocates Against Alabama Abortion Law

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Abortion rights activists in Mobile, Alabama carried posters and chanted slogans on Sunday against the state's new law that bans nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and [...]

Texas State Bill Would Make Protesting Pipelines A Felony On Par With Attempted Murder

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A bill making its way through the Texas legislature would make protesting pipelines a third-degree felony, the same as attempted murder. "It's an anti-protest bill, favoring the fossil fuel [...]

Climate Policy Foes Seize On New White House Rule To Challenge Endangerment Finding

By Marianne Lavelle, Insideclimatenews.org -

Seizing a new opportunity they believe has been opened up by the White House, hard-line foes of climate action on Monday once again asked the Trump Administration to reverse the landmark [...]

Washington Commits To 100% Clean Energy And Other States May Follow Suit

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

In the absence of federal action on climate change, more states are setting ambitious targets to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Washington became the latest on Tuesday when Gov. Jay Inslee [...]

How Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly Helped Climate Action

By Frances Foley, Resilience.org -

In July 2016, the new government – led by Fine Gael, backed by independents – put forward a bill to establish a national-level Citizens’ Assembly to look at the biggest issues of the day. These [...]

Why Now Is The Time To Connect The Pipeline Fights

By George Lakey and Judy Wicks, Wagingnonviolence.org -

A remarkable chance exists right now to accelerate the climate justice movement. President Trump is moving to speed up pipeline construction just as the public is waking up to the need to keep [...]

Single-Payer Advocate Ady Barkan Shines At Historic ‘Medicare For All’ Hearing

By Matt Fuller and Jeffrey Young, Huffpost.com -

Above Photo: GABRIEL OLSEN VIA GETTY IMAGES. Ady Barkan (center) attends the Los Angeles Supports a Dream Act Now! protest  with actress Alyssa Milano and others at the office of California Sen. [...]

Movement To Build National Support For Green New Deal Starts In Boston, ‘City Of Revolutions’

By Zach Roberts, Desmogblog.com -

The past two years, 2017 and 2018, brought the U.S. two major youth-led movements. The first was borne out of the March for Our Lives, which saw hundreds of thousands rallying for gun violence [...]

Macron Offers Tax Cut To French Workers To Quell Anger

By Sylvie Corbet and Lori Hinnant, Truthdig.com -

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron announced tax cuts for middle-class workers and plans for a more representative parliament Thursday as part of a promised response to the weekly yellow [...]

“Our Voices Won’t Be Silenced”: Fighting The SD ‘Riot-Boosting’ Act And The Keystone XL Pipeline

By Nick Tilsen, Ndncollective.org -

We believe in and act upon the notion that people, nature, society and all living things are interconnected, in relation to one another, and operate as a system. Our Indigenous cultures have [...]

Washington State Senate Passes Missing And Murdered Indigenous People Bill

By Staff, lrinspire.com -

“This measure takes the important step of creating two liaison positions within the Washington State Patrol to increase trust between governmental organizations and native communities and to [...]

Terri Sewell, The Worst Of The Black Caucus, Subverts $15 Wage Bill

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Rep.Terri Sewell, who has wallowed at the bottom of the barrel of the Congressional Black Caucus ever since she won election to her Alabama Black Belt seat in 2010, is stooping to new lows. [...]

Massachusetts Begins Round Two In Its Fight To Tax Millionaires

By Jen Wofford, Inequality.org -

Activists in Massachusetts were disappointed when the state’s Supreme Court struck down a ballot initiative last year to increase taxes on millionaires. But they’re already gearing up for round [...]

The 2020 Democrats Of The ‘Anti-Green New Deal Coalition’

By Kendra Chamberlain, Desmogblog.com -

Support for the ambitious Green New Deal proposal has uncovered widening rifts within the Democratic Party as presidential candidates begin fleshing out their 2020 platforms. To date, the Green [...]