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How Women Are Leading the Sudanese Revolution

How Women Are Leading the Sudanese Revolution

commondreams.org     3+ hour, 27+ min ago

Since December 2018, protests in Sudan that sparked over the tripled price of bread have turned into nationwide protests against the nearly three-decade rule regime of Omar Al Bash...

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

Bringing the Border Closer to Home, One Immersion Trip at a Time

commondreams.org     4+ hour, 3+ min ago

This unfamiliarity most Americans have with immigrants at the southern border makes it easy for politicians to distort what's going on there Many if not most Americans have never ...

In Ruling on Coal Mining, Federal Judge Issues Latest Rebuke of Trumps Attack on Public Lands

In Ruling on Coal Mining, Federal Judge Issues Latest Rebuke of Trump's Attack on Public Lands

commondreams.org     4+ hour, 23+ min ago

In Ruling on Coal Mining, Federal Judge Issues Latest Rebuke of Trump's Attack on Public Lands About 40 federal rulings have now blocked the president from rolling back environmen...

Trump Thought Mueller Would Be the End of My Presidency. It Should Be.

Trump Thought Mueller Would Be 'the End of My Presidency.' It Should Be.

commondreams.org     7+ hour, 43+ min ago

"Rather than working to prevent foreign election interference from happening again, the new president labored to prevent a true investigation into what happened." Buried on Page 2...

Notre Dame and the Fight for Sacred Lands

Notre Dame and the Fight for Sacred Lands

commondreams.org     8+ hour, 16+ min ago

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When Americans Get Their Tax Refunds, They Go to the Dentist

commondreams.org     8+ hour, 40+ min ago

Tax Day should be a celebration of America's commitment to civic responsibility and collective welfare, not a grim reminder that far too many people can't access things that should be basic human righ...

Yellow Vests Demonstrate in Paris as Notre Dame Donations Highlight Wealth Inequality

commondreams.org     9+ hour, 43+ min ago

"Victor Hugo thanks all the generous donors ready to save Notre Dame and proposes that they do the same thing with Les Miserables." The contrast between the French government's and upper class's resp...

Warren Becomes First 2020 Contender to Announce Support for Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

"The severity of this misconduct demands that elected officials in both parties set aside political considerations and do their constitutional duty." Sen. Elizabeth Warren became the first 2020 Democ...

'Finally!': Court Orders EPA to Stop Stalling Potential Ban on Pesticide Tied to Brain Damage in Kids

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

"We hope Trump's EPA finally decides to protect the future of countless children and the health of millions of farmworkers." In a ruling welcomed by public health advocates, a federal court on Friday...

Watchdog Sounds Alarm Over Regulatory Capture as New Reporting Shows Nuclear Plants Unprepared for Climate Crisis

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

Watchdog Sounds Alarm Over Regulatory Capture as New Reporting Shows Nuclear Plants Unprepared for Climate Crisis New reporting highlights how the nation's nuclear power plants are woefully unprepare...

Flint Residents 'Will Get Their Day In Court' After Federal Judge Rules They Can Sue EPA Over Water Crisis

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

"These lies went on for months while the people of Flint continued to be poisoned." As Flint, Michigan, marks five years since the city's deadly water crisis began, a federal judge ruled in favor of ...

U.S. Court Orders Trump EPA to Decide Fate of Brain-Damaging Pesticide

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today gave Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler 90 days to decide whether his agency will ban the use of the brain-damaging...

'Shocking Attack' in Northern Ireland That Killed Journalist the Latest Incident of Escalating Violence

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

'Shocking Attack' in Northern Ireland That Killed Journalist the Latest Incident of Escalating Violence A number of stressors, chief among them the political instability that comes from the U.K.'s on...

Pentagon Spending Set to Hit Near-Record Levels, But 'Establishment Says We Can't Afford' Progressive Policies

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

Pentagon Spending Set to Hit Near-Record Levels, But 'Establishment Says We Can't Afford' Progressive Policies "Very few in Congress are questioning how the U.S. can afford to spend $7.5 trillion on ...

Amazon and 56 Other Corporations Took Your Tax Dollars

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

They claim to hate socialism if it means Medicare for All, but they sure as hell love socialism when it's welfare for them. Yeah, yeah, yeah, Bernie Sanders, castigator of the one percent, is a milli...

Decrying 'Toxic Alliance' of Macron and Polluters, Climate Campaigners Stage One of France's Largest Ever Acts of Civil Disobedience

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

Decrying 'Toxic Alliance' of Macron and Polluters, Climate Campaigners Stage One of France's Largest Ever Acts of Civil Disobedience "Instead of regulating the activities of these polluting multinati...

With Nation Distracted by Mueller Report, Facebook Admits Millions of Users' Passwords Affected by Latest Privacy Breach

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

In what critics described as a classic "news dump," Facebook appeared to take advantage of the Mueller report capturing the nation's attention to reveal at the same time that millions of users' passwo...

Why Is Going Green So Hard? Because Our System Isn t

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Hell Mixed With Futility

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We Already Know Who Will Win the War in Libya Western Arms Dealers

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

In the shadow world of the arms trade there is one business model that outshines all others: selling arms to both sides in the same war. Ideally it works best when weapons you have sold to one side de...

Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, and Consumer Groups Urge Congress to Protect Marginalized Communities from Discriminatory Privacy Abuses

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, and Consumer Groups Urge Congress to Protect Marginalized Communities from Discriminatory Privacy Abuses WASHINGTON - Today, 26 civil society organizations sent a lette...

Turkey: Love Wins as Outrageous Ban on All LGBTI Events in Ankara Is Lifted

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

Reacting to the news that an Ankara administrative appeals court has today lifted the blanket ban on all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex events in place in the capital since November ...

Demanding to Hear Directly From Mueller, Nadler Subpoenas Full, Unredacted Report Friday

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday morning that the committee would issue a subpoena for the entire unredacted Mueller report "in the next couple of hours." The demand rein...

Outlets Denounced as Enemies of People Still Promote Trump s Anti-Immigrant Narratives

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

However, when one examines the Times and the Post's sources for these alarming reports of an overloaded immigration system hitting a "breaking point," one finds that they consist almost entirely of na...

Barr Lies Down With Trump, Wakes Up With Fleas

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Democrats Battle Over How to Raise the Minimum Wage

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Armed Bounty Hunters Raided Our Clients Home to Prevent Private Companies from Losing $1,670

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

Armed Bounty Hunters Raided Our Clients' Home to Prevent Private Companies from Losing $1,670 Predatory and exploitative behavior on the part of bail bonds agents is not only widespread throughout th...

The Horrors of Israeli Occupation Have Been Laid Bare

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

Stifling speech, blocking travel, and violating human rights won't bring peace--a negotiated settlement will Christians the world over look to the Holy Land this week as they celebrate Easter and the...

ACLU Demands Investigation Into 'Fascist Militia' Unlawfully Detaining Migrants at Gunpoint

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

ACLU Demands Investigation Into Pro-Trump 'Fascist Militia' Unlawfully Detaining Migrants at Gunpoint "The Trump administration's vile racism has emboldened white nationalists and fascists to flagran...

Ways to Save the World

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After Mueller Report, Progressives Say 'Begin Impeachment Hearings Now'

commondreams.org     1+ day ago

"Politicians in Washington must not continue to conduct business as usual." After Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report detailed numerous instances in which President Donald Trump may have...

'A New Day in New York': City Council Passes Sweeping Climate Bill

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

Buildings in New York will have to become greener and produce lower emissions under the city's new climate legislation. The New York City Council passed the world's "largest single carbon reduction e...

Vetoing Anti-Abortion Bill, North Carolina's Governor Pushes Back Against Right-Wing 'Propaganda'

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

Reproductive rights advocates praised North Carolina's Democratic governor for blocking an anti-abortion bill and pushing back against right-wing "propaganda"--though it remains possible that state la...

'We Will Occupy Until You Take Action': Extinction Rebellion Plans to Shut Down Heathrow Friday on Fifth Day of Protests

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

'We Will Occupy Until You Take Action': Extinction Rebellion Plans to Shut Down Heathrow Friday on Fifth Day of Protests The non-violent grassroots climate action movement Extinction Rebellion is pla...

Legal Petition: North Carolina Energy Monopolies Violating Customers' First Amendment Rights

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

RALEIGH, N.C. - The Center for Biological Diversity today filed a motion to join a legal effort that would ban Duke Energy and other investor-owned public utilities from spending customer money on inf...

350.org on Historic #ClimateMobilizationAct Passing: Unprecedented Leap Toward a Green New Deal for New York

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

Led by Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Councilmember Costa Constantinides and grassroots groups New York Communities for Change (NYCC), ALIGN-NY, and Working Families Party (WFP), the broad and sweepin...

The Public Banking Revolution Is Upon Us

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

Banks now create most of our money supply and need to be made public utilities, following the stellar precedent of the Bank of North Dakota, which makes below-market loans for local communities and bu...

'Unjustified and Unnecessary': DHS Could Use Facial Recognition on 97% of Departing Airline Passengers

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it expects to be able to use facial recognition technology to scan 97 percent of departing airline passengers within the next four years. The d...

As Youth-Led Campaign Kicks Off, Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Want a Green New Deal, Too

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

"Canada needs a Green New Deal to fight the climate crisis at the scale that science and justice demand." A new poll shows that the majority of Canadians want a Green New Deal to address the global c...

Rejecting Barr's 'Whitewash' of Mueller Report, Democrats Demand to Hear from Special Counsel Himself

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

"This is not how a democracy works. The American people need to hear directly from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in open congressional hearings." Democrats and public advocacy groups on Thursday dem...

Defunding Children, A National Crisis of the Soul

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

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Turning to 'Liars': Outrage From Critics as Facebook Solicits Far Right Site for Fact-Check Help

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

"The Daily Caller allowed a white [supremacist] to write and publish an article promoting his own white supremacist rally, where a woman was murdered." Facebook is partnering with an extreme right-wi...

New Oceana Report Finds Offshore Drilling Still Dirty and Dangerous Nine Years After Devastating BP Disaster

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

New Oceana Report Finds Offshore Drilling Still Dirty and Dangerous Nine Years After Devastating BP Disaster President Trump Creates Recipe for Disaster--Weakening Key Safety Protections While Radica...

William Barr Is a Complete Tool. It's Time for Robert Mueller to Testify

commondreams.org     2+ day ago

The day after five burglars in the employ of a presidential re-election campaign were caught in the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee, a former cop named Tony Ulascewicz was called to ...


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