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Courts Will Hear Groundbreaking Climate Cases in 2023

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 09:16
From Australia to the EU to the U.S., governments will be on trial as courts focus on climate.
Categories: F. Left News

Dreams of Democracy This Christmas

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 08:55
Non-partisan polls continue to reaffirm that the majority of the country supports more economic, racial, and gender justice.
Categories: F. Left News

Groups Say US Spending Bill 'Heartlessly' Dooms Right Whales to Extinction

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 06:48
"A hundred years from now, no one will remember or care about the trivial victories Democrats will try to claim in this legislation, but they'll mourn the loss of the right whale," said one advocate.
Categories: F. Left News

Unions Welcome $25 Million NLRB Funding Boost Included in Year-End Omnibus

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 06:27
"If passed by both chambers, the funding Armageddon we warned of has been avoided—for at least this year," said the NLRB Union.
Categories: F. Left News

In Effort to 'Move the Needle,' UN Chief Announces Special Summit on Climate Crisis

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 05:36
"No exceptions. No compromises," said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. "There will be no room for back-sliders, greenwashers, blame-shifters, or repackaging of announcements of previous years."
Categories: F. Left News

What the Pentagon Doesn't Want You to Know About China

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 04:03
We must be vigilant about the warmongering lies about China.
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Teachers Must Protect Muslim Students

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 03:21
Around the world and in the United States, the Muslim population is growing. This former teacher's Muslim students are part of her future, and so they should be protected today.
Categories: F. Left News

McConnell Hails 'Strong Outcome' for GOP as Omnibus Excludes Poverty-Cutting Child Tax Credit

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 02:29
"Our child poverty epidemic is a choice made by the so-called pro-life party," said Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee.
Categories: F. Left News

Chief Justice Grants GOP Request to Halt End of 'Inhumane' Title 42 Policy

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 16:19
"The Biden administration must make a full-throated defense of our humanitarian obligations in the face of politically motivated litigation," one migrant rights advocate said.
Categories: F. Left News

Just in Time for Holidays, Dems May Embrace GOP Plan to Boot Millions Off Medicaid

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 14:53
One expert noted the pending deal has "huge stakes... for children and families."
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News Sites Took Nearly $1 Million From Consultant Pushing Power Companies' Agenda: Report

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 14:38
One climate writer said the new exposé, published by NPR and Floodlight, "pulls back the curtain on yet another insidious corporate strategy to erode the core tenets of democracy for profit."
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Campaigners Declare 'No... Democracy With Oligarchy' at Twitter HQ

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 13:02
"Ultimately," said one critic, Elon Musk's takeover of the platform "is all about preserving and metastasizing oligarchy."
Categories: F. Left News

Where Is the Debate Over This Bloated, Immoral Pentagon Budget?

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 12:06
Why we're not even debating the largest defense budget in history.
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10 Ways We Helped Dent Inequality in 2022

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 11:44
The surge in worker organizing and the growing rejection of trickle-down myths provide a strong foundation for building the just, equitable, and sustainable economy we need.
Categories: F. Left News

Arming Robots Is Too Dangerous

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 10:34
Here are our guiding principles that communities and policymakers should follow when debating police robots.
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Upending of Daily Life During Pandemic Led to Traumatic Stress Among US Mothers: Study

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 10:02
Due to a variety of factors, researchers said, "mothers may be particularly susceptible to psychological stress effects from the Covid-19 pandemic."
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'Time to Prosecute': Jan. 6 Panel Unanimously Refers Trump to DOJ for Criminal Charges

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 10:01
"The Justice Department must apply the same standard of law to Donald Trump as they would to any citizen," said Rep. Adam Schiff, a committee member. "That's what Attorney General Garland promised to do. And the country will hold the department to it."
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'Listen to Oregon': Merkley, Wyden Urge FERC to Deny Expansion of Gas Pipeline

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 09:50
Both U.S. senators from the state say approval of the GTN Xpress project would be "incompatible with President Biden's pledge" to cut emissions.

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The Crazy Code Behind the Far Right's Success

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 09:03
If opposition to austerity politics has been the meat and potatoes of such far-right parties, the special sauce has been social messaging, especially about immigration.
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Biden Unveils Plan to Reduce Homelessness 25% by 2025

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 08:34
"The fundamental solution to homelessness is housing," says the White House roadmap. "When a person is housed, they have a platform to address all their needs, no matter how complex."
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