By Negin Owliaei and Sarah Anderson | – The four congresswomen are responding to vile attacks with bold ideas to combat inequality — and help their constituents. “We are one of the wealthiest countries in the history of this world. And yet millions of adults in the United States still don’t have health insurance,” Rep. […]
By Mallika Khanna | – Poor and working communities stand to gain the most from protections against corporations that expose them to pollution. If you’ve read anything about climate change over the past year, you’ve probably heard about the IPCC report that gives a 12-year deadline for limiting climate change catastrophe. But for many parts […]
As innocent people suffer, break-ins are on the rise — including at my grandparents’ house.
By By Lizet Ocampo | – Children are suffering and dying. Enough is enough. By Lizet Ocampo | July 3, 2019 Over the past several weeks, the brutal terror that immigrants face at the hands of our government has come into even sharper focus. As reports surface about immigrant children sleeping on concrete floors and […]
By Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson | – (Otherwords) – From the White House to Ohio, too many politicians care more about protecting toxic industries than their constituents. I spent the summer of 2015 knocking on doors across Cincinnati. As a rising college sophomore, I’d joined a group called Ohio Citizen Action to canvass for my community and […]
By Phyllis Bennis | – My friend Andrew Rubin is an amputee. He’s lost his right hand, lower arm, right foot, and lower leg. He used to be an avid runner and cyclist. He can’t do much of that anymore, although his walking is getting much better. Soon he might be able to run with […]
By Héctor J. Figueroa | – Across the country, you’ll find millions of working families whose wages haven’t budged in a generation, even as the cost of living has skyrocketed. Many of these same communities are now getting hit hardest by floods, droughts, storms, and other climate disasters. How are workers going to withstand rising […]
Conservative demagogues aim to scare you into embracing their pro-plutocrat agenda as the only tolerable choice