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Advocates Cheer VA Move to Offer Trans Vets Gender Confirmation Surgery

20. Juni 2021 - 23:48
"Every veteran deserves to have access to the health care that they need, and the VA is working to make sure that includes transgender veterans as well."
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'Bolsonaro Out!': Massive Protests as Brazil's Covid-19 Death Toll Tops 500,000

20. Juni 2021 - 18:01
"We are on the street to defend our country, our people, our lives, our culture, our education, our economy. We can no longer die of Covid."
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How the Media Fell for the Lafayette Square Whitewash

20. Juni 2021 - 14:08
A coverup was baked in the cake; a former inspector general official shows us how.
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Summit Participants Embrace 'Vaccine Internationalism' to End Pandemic

19. Juni 2021 - 23:09
"Our goal is simple: to end the pandemic as quickly as possible by securing Covid-19 vaccines for all," says the coordinator of Progressive International's four-day virtual summit.
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As Iran Elects New President, Experts Urge Biden to Rejoin Nuclear Deal, Lift Sanctions

19. Juni 2021 - 18:45
"The Biden administration must remain resolute and seek a break from the disastrous conditions that helped contribute to this result."
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Of Assault Rifles and Swiss Army Knives

19. Juni 2021 - 17:57
Since 1931 there have been four mass killings in Switzerland resulting in the deaths of 35 people. In none of those massacres was the Swiss Army Knife used.
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Until the People Collar the Congress, It's the Iron Collar of the Corporate State

19. Juni 2021 - 17:06
It's your Congress, People! Reclaim it from the corporatists. It's in your hands. Lives, healthcare, livelihoods, your descendants and the planet will be so much better off if you spend a fraction of the time you spend on your hobbies holding your two Senators and Representatives accountable to the people first.
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UN General Assembly Condemns Myanmar Junta Violence, Urges Arms Embargo

18. Juni 2021 - 23:35
Member nations voted 119-1 in favor of the resolution, which also calls for a return to the country's fragile democracy.
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Dems Introduce Abolition Amendment to Scrap Constitution's 'Slavery Clause'

18. Juni 2021 - 21:11
"The loophole in our Constitution's ban on slavery not only allowed slavery to continue, but launched an era of discrimination and mass incarceration that continues to this day," said Sen. Jeff Merkley.
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Public Schools Are Not Indoctrinating Kids About Racism. Voucher Schools Are

18. Juni 2021 - 20:44
If we ban anything, it shouldn’t be Critical Race Theory—it should be school vouchers.
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'Surreal' and 'Distressing': Climate Experts' Predictions Come True With US Heatwave

18. Juni 2021 - 20:16
"The current heatwave and drought leave no doubt, we are living the dangerous effects of the climate crisis."
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Biden in Europe: To Contain China, Restructuring the Global Disorder

18. Juni 2021 - 20:00
A new and global Cold War with China is among the last things that humanity needs.
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94% of Americans Oppose Big Pharma's Control of Global Covid-19 Vaccine Doses: Poll

18. Juni 2021 - 19:20
Half of U.S. adults also consider it unacceptable that pharmaceutical corporations, which monopolized dose production, have profited substantially from vaccines developed using public funding.
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‘Counseling Not Criminalization’ Bill Unveiled to Boot Police From US Schools

18. Juni 2021 - 18:55
"For too long our education system has been intertwined with the criminal legal system and the results have been tragic."
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After Iraq War Authorization Repealed, Calls Grow to 'Do the 2001 AUMF Next'

18. Juni 2021 - 18:18
"We must keep up our fight to repeal the 2001 AUMF so that no future president has the unilateral power to plunge us into endless wars," said Rep. Barbara Lee.
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Racial Bias Makes White Americans More Likely to Support Wars in Nonwhite Foreign Countries

18. Juni 2021 - 17:41
Social scientists have repeatedly demonstrated that white people who hold such views are also likely to hold negative views of other nonwhite U.S. populations, including Latinos, immigrants, Muslim Americans and Asian Americans.
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Politically Correct Racism

18. Juni 2021 - 16:47
A major component of the latest manifestation of racism is that white people are its victims.
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'Historic': Belgium Court Says Inadequate Climate Policy a Human Rights Violation

18. Juni 2021 - 16:42
Climate campaigners welcomed the ruling as a victory.
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Tough Truths Are Desperately Needed About America's Lost Wars

18. Juni 2021 - 16:08
America is stabbing itself in the back.
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