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Motherjones.com

  • by Julianne McShane
    Something curious has happened since the Supreme Court handed down the Dobbs decision in June 2022: More people have obtained abortions, despite increasing barriers to access. That’s one of the central findings of a new report released Tuesday, which found that there were nearly 86,000 average abortions per month in 2023, compared to about 82,000 a […]
  • by Tim Murphy
    On Thursday, purportedly on the advice of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott formally pardoned Daniel Perry for his 2020 murder of Garrett Foster at a Black Lives Matter protest in Austin. I say “purportedly” because Abbott never waited for the board before passing judgment in the case; he […]
  • by Oliver Milman and Dharna Noor
    This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A “deal” allegedly offered by Donald Trump to Big Oil executives as he sought $1 billion in campaign donations could save the industry $110 billion in tax breaks if he returns to the White House, an analysis suggests. The fundraising dinner held last […]
  • by Julia Métraux
    North Carolina Republicans are pushing legislation that would remove the state’s health exemption to laws banning masks in public, citing protestors’ wearing them in pro-Palestine campus rallies. If the state GOP’s “Unmasking Mobs and Criminals” bill passes, North Carolina would become the first in the country since 2020 to make it illegal to avoid infectious […]
  • by Jacob Rosenberg and Najib Aminy
    A Columbia protester detained as part of the city’s crackdown against the Gaza Solidarity Encampment says that during her arrest and processing she was forced to take off her hijab—a violation of a New York Police Department policy and another instance of a high-profile problem for the department. The account of the protester, a Columbia student who wished […]
  • by Ari Berman
    On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed a lower court decision requiring a second majority-Black congressional district in Louisiana to move forward for the 2024 elections, handing down a rare victory for minority representation that also boosts Democrats chances of retaking the House of Representatives. The case, Landry v. Callais, took a convoluted path to the high […]
  • by Michael Mechanic
    Almost as predictably as the sun rises in the East and sets in the West, the rich grow richer. “Wealth concentration in a few hands is the single most enduring economic pattern across all poli­ties from Mesopotamia to the present—rarely interrupted, and then only for brief intervals,” the political scientist Jeffrey Winters, who studies oligarchies […]
  • by Katie Herchenroeder
    Erstwhile GOP presidential candidate and current vice-presidential hopeful Ben Carson has joined right-wing peers like Speaker of the House Mike Johnson in supporting the end—or at least the rolling back—of no-fault divorce laws across the nation.   “For the sake of families,” the former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development wrote in his book, The […]

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Democracynow.org

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    Our guest is the Haaretz correspondent Amira Hass, the only Israeli Jewish journalist to have spent 30 years living in and reporting from Gaza and the West Bank. She is the recipient of the 2024 Columbia Journalism Award, and on Wednesday she addressed the graduating class of the Columbia Journalism School in New York City. […]
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    “We Don’t Want Ships. We Want Safety”: Displaced Gazans Reject U.S. Pier; U.N. Calls for Land Access, Spain Bars Ships with Weapons For Israel; 13 Foreign Ministers Warn Against Israel’s Rafah Assault, “Israel’s Genocide Has Reached New and Horrific Stage”: South Africa Requests Urgent ICJ Intervention, Police Raid and Arrest Students at Gaza Solidarity Encampments […]
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    Human Rights Watch has documented ethnic cleansing in the West Darfur region of Sudan by the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and allied militias against the Masalit people and other non-Arab communities. “These allied militia and the RSF then, from April until June, conducted a rampage of killings, of lootings, of torture, of rape,” says Belkis […]
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    Ukrainian forces are withdrawing from some areas in the northeastern region of Kharkiv as Russian forces continue a new offensive that has displaced thousands. This latest setback for Ukraine comes more than two years after Russia invaded the country. Human Rights Watch has documented several incidents of Russian soldiers summarily executing surrendering Ukrainian soldiers, with […]
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    A new Human Rights Watch Report finds Israeli forces have attacked humanitarian aid convoys and facilities at least eight times since October 7 despite being given their coordinates. Israeli authorities did not issue advance warnings to any of the aid organizations before the attacks, which killed at least 15 people, including two children, and injured […]
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    Aid agencies are running out of food in southern Gaza amid Israel’s ongoing offensive in Rafah and the shutdown of the two main border crossings in the south. Some 1.1 million Palestinians are on the brink of starvation, according to the United Nations, while a “full-blown famine” is taking place in the north. Meanwhile, some […]
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    Gazans Flee Israeli Attacks Across the Territory as Chaos Reigns in Besieged Territory, University Human Rights Network Concludes Israel Is Committing Genocide in Gaza, Israel’s Far-Right Leaders Dispute Future of Gaza, “Biden Is Making Jews the Face of the War Machine”: First Jewish Biden Appointee Resigns over Gaza, Israeli Historian Ilan Pappé Interrogated by U.S. […]
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    Students and workers at the City University of New York held a peaceful occupation Tuesday of the school’s Graduate Center in solidarity with Palestine and renamed its library “The Al Aqsa University Library,” after Gaza’s oldest public university, which was destroyed by Israel’s bombardment. This comes as over 500 faculty and staff at CUNY have […]

Crooksandliars.com

  • by John Amato
    I asked my friend Joe Daly to pick a band we should feature in the LNMC, and he chose Rival Sons. I didn't know much about them, but after listening to their music, I understand why this was his pick. Daly wrote a brilliant article in 2023 for Classic Rock magazine Loudersound that discusses them […]
  • by NewsHound Ellen
    Rubin and Elie Mystal discussed the shocking revelation that Supreme Court Justice flew a reversed “Stop the Steal” flag on his front lawn as the court was considering a 2020 election case. The revelation came not long after we learned that Justice Clarence Thomas gives the distinct appearance of having broken the law by dodging […]
  • by Chris capper Liebenthal
    Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke went on a right wing talk show where he and the host openly mocked and laughed at Eric Hovde and his many self-induced blunders and continuous need to damage control, such as when Hovde said that people in nursing homes shouldn't be allowed to vote: You know, the article […]
  • by Chris capper Liebenthal
    It looks like the grounds crew at the Wisconsin State Capitol haven't been keeping up on their, um, weeding: Capitol workers on Friday removed what appear to be several cannabis plants from a flower bed near the west entrance to the statehouse building that were planted without officials' knowledge. Department of Administration spokeswoman Tatyana Warrick […]
  • by Susie Madrak
    You remember these two. Bridget is the founder of Moms for Liberty and the chief morality cop on the Sarasota County School Board, and her husband Christian was the former head of the Florida GOP who was accused of raping one of their playmates. The anti-LGBTQ predator refused to resign after this sex scandal. Via […]
  • by NewsHound Ellen
    If ever you needed proof that it’s the Biden administration looking out for the little guy, while Trump looks out for himself and his wealthy donors, look no further than the right-wing attacks on the CFPB’s efforts to protect Americans from predatory lending practices. The Washington Post makes clear that the Trump administration wanted lenders […]
  • by Conover Kennard
    Arizona officials have been trying to locate former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani to serve him with an indictment after a grand jury indicted 18 people in late April over an alleged attempt to alter the results of the 2020 presidential election. So, Giuliani took to Xitter to taunt the authorities at his 80th birthday party […]
  • by Susie Madrak
    What is there to say about Marge Greene at this point? When Hobbes called humankind "nasty, brutish & short," he may not have known about it, but he was thinking of Marge. So it was no surprise that after Republicans delayed hearings into the evening so they could visit the poor, cold, weak Trump during […]

Medium.com

  • by Left Wisdom
    At 70 years old, I was raised though the battles of the 1960’s. That decade was full of protests of the Vietnam War, a war that many people of my generation, including myself, considered an immoral war. Students rallied along with many of the adults in the nation, markedly including Martin Luther King Jr, agreed […]
  • by Left Wisdom
    Yep, I am still here, my attention is on food….oh so much. :)Well, I have been out of the hospital a little over a month and still staying away from Politics except occasionally likely a friends post or making a quick comment. My focus remains my health and it ain’t been easy.I have had a home health […]
  • by Left Wisdom
    A very articulate and measured retelling of the health issues of an online writer friend of mind was shared a few days ago. This started out as me trying to find solidiarity with him by expressing mine as well. However, I fairly quickly realized it needed it own blog or the comment on his page […]
  • by Left Wisdom
    To Biden:I have written you before about your siding so fully with the Israeli government that you are actually standing by and letting them kill thousands (now about 25 thousand) Palestinians including an abundance of women and children. There are Palestinian Christians under bombardment by the Israel right wing government of Netanyahu who is trying […]
  • by Left Wisdom
    I have a huge problem with a “religious” nation, regardless of which religion is in control. That does not mean that I think Jews should be unsafe. I think they should be safe, which for the most part they are in the United States for example. Not perfectly, of course. There are people in this […]
  • by Left Wisdom
    https://medium.com/media/b36762aaa884ab70d2630ccd6c19030f/hrefI really don’t have to, or even need to add anything to this.
  • by Left Wisdom
    On December 20, 2023, the Washington Post published an article showing the findings on the Republican controlled election Fraud case that many were assuming would reveal massive fraud. The expectation that had been stated by the former holder of the White House was that massive fraud had prevented him from remaining in office another four years.It […]
  • by Left Wisdom
    This last Christmas day, it was Bishop William Barber plan to attend a showing of the Color Purple at his local AMC theater. With his disability with a rare form of arthritis, he has to have a special chair to sit in. His hips and part of neck and spine are fused so he has […]

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