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Published on Sunday, February 09, 2020 by Resilience.org At the Unist'ot'en Outpost, a Tightknit Group Readies for Police “This is my home. It’s not a protest camp.” by Amanda Follett Hosgood 0 Comments Extinction Rebellion Ottawa marched through the city Friday in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation in British Columbia. (Photo: @XROttawa/Twitter) “Jail me for […]

Published on Sunday, February 09, 2020 by Common Dreams With Two Days to Go Until Primary, New Polling Finds N.H. Voters See Sanders as Most Electable Against Trump “This seems like a pretty big deal.” by Julia Conley, staff writer 0 Comments Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders raises his fist as he addresses […]

Published on Sunday, February 09, 2020 by Common Dreams West Virginia Legislation Would Make Civil Disobedience Against Gas Pipelines a Felony “West Virginians value their rights to free speech and free association as granted to us under the Constitution. We will not stand for the legislature taking these rights away.” by Russell Mokhiber 0 Comments […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by Common Dreams Because Defeating NRA 'Takes a Movement,' March for Our Lives Co-Founder Joins Sanders Campaign as Gun Violence Prevention Advisor “Gun violence prevention is a winning issue. It’s a life saving issue and this campaign is set out to save lives.” by Julia Conley, staff writer 0 […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by Union of Concerned Scientists The EPA's New Shameful Tactic: Avoid People Poisoned by Coal Ash The Trump administration has rolled back requirements for public hearings regarding federal rules, making the fossil fuel industry even less accountable to communities. by Anita Desikan 0 Comments “We have a process in […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by The Week American Democracy Is Dying “About every other country has suffered a constitutional collapse at some point; our number may well be up quite soon.” by Ryan Cooper 0 Comments “One must conclude that the impeachment mechanism basically does not work. We are right now living James […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by Inequality.org Living in Inequality, Dying in Despair Americans are living a little longer. But we still lag well behind the developed world’s life expectancy norm. As the world’s most unequal developed nation, we shouldn’t be surprised. by Sam Pizzigati 0 Comments A memorial wall remembering local victims of […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by YES! Magazine What Happens When a Person Is Deported? A new guide provides resources to help those being returned to their countries of origin. by Lornet Turnbull 0 Comments Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma, who is married with three children, spent Thanksgiving in ICE custody. The following day he […]

For Immediate Release Saturday, February 8, 2020 Organization Profile:  350 Action Contact:  Dani HeffernanEmail: [email protected], 350 Action Responds to Presidential Debate in New Hampshire Manchester, N.H. – At last night’s Presidential Debate, the first since the chaos of the Iowa Caucuses, the seven Democratic candidates sparred on issues of health care, race, trade, and very […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by Common Dreams The Vengeful, Lawless, Corporate Toady Trump Explodes “The egomaniacal Trump is inebriated with his disgraceful acquittal, convinced of his own innocence, despite the clear evidence of his guilt.” by Ralph Nader 0 Comments “Tightening his dictatorial grip on the U.S. government, Trump pledged to destroy his […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by Common Dreams Chris Matthews Slammed for Spreading Misinformation About Sanders' Democratic Socialist Agenda on Post-Debate Panel “Because in American media, peddling wild conspiracies about socialism isn’t disqualifying—being a socialist is.” by Julia Conley, staff writer 0 Comments Chris Matthews’ fellow MSNBC hosts looked on Friday night as he […]

Published on Saturday, February 08, 2020 by Common Dreams 'Something Big Is Shifting': As Georgetown Announces Fossil Fuel Divestment, Students Across US Demand Their Schools Follow Suit The decision came after 90% of students who voted on a referendum voted in favor of divestment. by Julia Conley, staff writer 0 Comments The Georgetown University board […]

Friday, February 07, 2020 Mobster At Work: Vindman Escorted From White House For Telling the Sordid Truth by Abby Zimet, Further columnist 0 Comments Doing his duty. Photo by Al Drago/WSJ. Front photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty As threatened in what is likely the start of a vengeful new order, the impeached criminal, pathological liar, five-time […]

Published on Friday, February 07, 2020 by Common Dreams 'Consistent With a Mass Extinction': New Study Warns Climate Chaos Driving Rapid Decline of Bumblebees The research “adds to a growing body of evidence for alarming, widespread losses of biodiversity and for rates of global change that now exceed the critical limits of ecosystem resilience.” by […]

Published on Friday, February 07, 2020 by Common Dreams 'Which Side Are You On?': Sanders Calls Out Buttigieg for Raking in Billionaire Donations “Do you think if you’re collecting money from dozens of dozens of billionaires you’re going to stand up to the drug companies and you’re going to throw their CEOs in jail if […]

For Immediate Release Friday, February 7, 2020 Organization Profile:  Council of Canadians Contact:  [email protected] Canadians Should Not Be Lulled Into Ratifying the 'New' NAFTA WASHINGTON – The trade deal is flawed: inequality would grow and the environment deteriorate further. Civil society organizations from Mexico, the United States and Canada call on Canadians and their elected […]

Published on Friday, February 07, 2020 by Al-Jazeera English Child Suicide Is a Symptom of Our Traumatised World The prevalence of psychological trauma among refugee youth should be an issue of utmost urgency for us all. by Belén Fernández 0 Comments A Syrian refugee hugs her children following their arrival on an overcrowded dinghy in […]

For Immediate Release Friday, February 7, 2020 Organization Profile:  Free Press Contact:  Timothy Karr, 201-533-8838 Court Denies Free Press and Other Parties' Requests to Rehear Wrongly Decided Net Neutrality Appeal WASHINGTON – Late Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied parties’ requests for rehearing of the court’s decision in Mozilla v. […]

For Immediate Release Friday, February 7, 2020 Organization Profile:  Free Press Contact:  Timothy Karr, 201-533-8838 Court Denies Free Press and Other Parties' Requests to Rehear Wrongly Decided Net Neutrality Appeal WASHINGTON – Late Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied parties’ requests for rehearing of the court’s decision in Mozilla v. […]

Published on Friday, February 07, 2020 by Common Dreams New Report Details How Fossil Fuel Industry's Climate Destruction Also Exacerbates Human Rights Abuses “Even in the face of the clearest scientific evidence that burning fossil fuels is literally setting the planet on fire, this sector continues to invest in the same old model and often […]

For Immediate Release Friday, February 7, 2020 Committee to Protect Medicare Docs Urge Trump to Reverse Medicaid Cuts, Applaud U.S. House for Voting to Protect Healthcare Chicago – The Committee to Protect Medicare today called on President Trump to reverse healthcare cuts he announced last week that would affect millions of families. Made up of […]

Published on Friday, February 07, 2020 by Inequality.org House Approves Worker Rights Bill in Face of Growing Labor Backlash Against Trickle-Down Policies The PRO Act, which offers a pathway to increased power for the working class, passed the House with bipartisan support. by Anastasia Christman, Brian Chen 0 Comments Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) advocates for […]

Published on Friday, February 07, 2020 by Common Dreams 'Not Good Enough': After Judge's Ruling, Greenwald Vows to Take Press Freedom Case to Brazil's Supreme Court “We want a clear ruling from the Supreme Court that will enduringly protect the right of a free press against further assaults from the Bolsonaro government.” by Jessica Corbett, […]

Published on Friday, February 07, 2020 by YES! Magazine How Advocates Are Fighting Voter Suppression As the 2020 election season gets under way, activists are beginning to push back against voter disenfranchisement across the country. by Linda Kramer Jenning 0 Comments Often the newer restrictions focus on bureaucratic details, but their intent and impact target […]

For Immediate Release Friday, February 7, 2020 Organization Profile:  350.org Contact:  [email protected] As Fossil Fuel Companies Keep Driving the Climate Crisis, the Scale of Human Rights Violations Is Increasing, Alerts 350.org Report Download the full report  Highlights of specific cases to the press and photos available here. WASHINGTON – The global climate crisis, mainly generated […]


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