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'A Hate Crime': Oslo Pride Parade Canceled After Deadly Shooting at Gay Bar

vor 4 Stunden 6 Minuten
A 42-year-old gunman has been charged with terrorism following what Norway's prime minister called a "terrible and deeply shocking attack on innocent people."
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Supreme Court's Elimination of Abortion Rights Is Attack on Living Constitution

vor 5 Stunden 41 Minuten
In overturning Roe, the majority's opinion offers a new and weaker standard for overturning the past rulings of the court. Simply put, precedents will be easier to overturn in the future.
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The Continuing Damages From Corporate-Managed So-Called Free Trade

vor 6 Stunden 5 Minuten
"There is a growing perception that the global 'free market' economy is inherently an enemy to the natural world, to human health, and freedom to industrial workers."
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'Not a Justification but a Provocation': Chomsky on the Root Causes of the Russia-Ukraine War

vor 6 Stunden 11 Minuten
Chomsky believes that the main 'background' of this war, a factor that is missing in mainstream media coverage, is "NATO expansion."
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'We WILL Fight Back': Outrage, Resolve as Protests Erupt Against SCOTUS Abortion Ruling

24. Juni 2022 - 23:25
Demonstrators took to the streets Friday to defiantly denounce the Supreme Court's right-wing supermajority after it rescinded a constitutional right for the first time in U.S. history.
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80+ US Prosecutors Vow Not to Be Part of Criminalizing Abortion Care

24. Juni 2022 - 22:17
"Criminalizing and prosecuting individuals who seek or provide abortion care makes a mockery of justice," says a joint statement signed by 84 elected attorneys. "Prosecutors should not be part of that."
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End of Roe Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences

24. Juni 2022 - 22:07
The court's ruling has done what reproductive rights advocates feared for decades: It has taken away the constitutional right to privacy that protected access to abortion
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Progressives Rebuke Dem Leadership as Clyburn Dismisses Death of Roe as 'Anticlimactic'

24. Juni 2022 - 20:37
"The gap between the Democratic leadership, and younger progressives on the question of 'How Bad Is It?' is just enormous."
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In 10 Key US Senate Races, Here's How Top Candidates Responded to Roe Ruling

24. Juni 2022 - 20:08
While Republicans unanimously welcomed the Supreme Court's rollback of half a century of reproductive rights, one Democrat said "it's just wrong that my granddaughter will have fewer freedoms than my grandmother did."
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Republicans Won't Stop at Roe

24. Juni 2022 - 19:28
The Republican majority on the Supreme Court is giving states the green light to invade everyone's privacy in ever more egregious ways.
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Sanders Says End Filibuster to Combat 'Outrageous' Supreme Court Assault on Abortion Rights

24. Juni 2022 - 19:21
"If Republicans can end the filibuster to install right-wing judges to overturn Roe v. Wade, Democrats can and must end the filibuster, codify Roe v. Wade, and make abortion legal and safe," said the Vermont senator.
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Fighting for Abortion Rights in Post-Roe America

24. Juni 2022 - 18:43
Without federal abortion protections, both the public and elected leaders must act to safeguard reproductive rights.
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Patients in Trigger-Ban States Immediately Denied Abortion Care in Post-Roe US

24. Juni 2022 - 17:37
Some people scheduled to receive abortions were turned away within minutes of the right-wing Supreme Court's decision to strike down Roe v. Wade.
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'Tip of the Iceberg': Thomas Says Court Should Reconsider Marriage Equality, Right to Contraception

24. Juni 2022 - 17:21
"It is clear he and the court's majority have no respect for other precedents that have been won in recent decades," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
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'We Won't Go Back!': Rapid-Response Protests Across US After Roe Reversal

24. Juni 2022 - 16:56
"If there's one thing we know," said one campaigner, "it's that no ruling, law, or decision is unchangeable. The rules are determined by who holds the power. So now we have to build the power to fight back."
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'A Dark Day for Our Nation': Right-Wing Supreme Court Ends Constitutional Right to Abortion

24. Juni 2022 - 16:13
"With this decision, the Supreme Court's extreme right-wing supermajority has struck a tremendous blow to our fundamental freedoms."
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Additional Prison Inmates Starve to Death as Crisis Worsens in Haiti

24. Juni 2022 - 15:22
The United Nations is urging Haiti to address the food, water, and medicine shortages imperiling its incarcerated population.
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UN Chief Warns of Impending 'Unprecedented Global Food Crisis'

24. Juni 2022 - 15:18
"There is a real risk that multiple famines will be declared in 2022," said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. "And 2023 could be even worse."
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Pressley Leads Call for Biden to Declare Public Health Emergency as Roe Ruling Looms

24. Juni 2022 - 14:35
"In this unprecedented moment, we must act urgently as if lives depend on it because they do," said Rep. Ayanna Pressley and 19 other Democratic congresswomen.
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UN Human Rights Office Confirms: Israeli Forces Killed Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

24. Juni 2022 - 12:55
"Perpetrators must be held to account," said a spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights.
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