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17 Democratic Lawmakers Arrested at Abortion Protest Outside the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, 17 Democratic lawmakers were arrested outside the Supreme Court while protesting the court’s recent decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Protesters: “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now! If we don’t get it? Shut it…

My Name Is ARMFIN. I Am the God of Total Power

I am working these days on the global war in Ukraine and the financialisation of water and nature on a global scale. The freewheeling text below has emerged as a ‘side effect’.. RP Who I am. I come from distant,…

Julian Assange Files Appeal to UK Supreme Court

Official statement from Stella Moris and the UK’s Don’t Extradite Assange campaign. December 23, 2021 — This morning at 11:05 Julian Assange filed an application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court the High Court’s ruling that he can be extradited to…

Alabama Amazon Warehouse Organizers Lose Union Vote But Plan Legal Challenge

In labour news, the months-long campaign to create the first-ever union at a U.S. Amazon warehouse ended with the majority of workers voting “no.” Seven hundred thirty-eight workers at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse voted to unionize, while more than twice…

10 Key Points on Ending Wars

1. Victories that are only partial are not fictional. When a ruler, like Biden, finally announces the end of a war, like the war on Yemen, it is as important to recognize what it does mean as what it doesn’t.…

Biden: Stop Bombing Syria!

Condemn the Biden administration’s bombing of Syria and tell Biden to immediately de-escalate. We need peace in the Middle East! Dear President Biden, We vigorously oppose your February 25 bombing of Syria. Syria is a sovereign nation. The militia you…

Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Outlaw Capital Punishment

Virginia is set to become the first State in the South to outlaw capital punishment, after lawmakers voted Monday to abolish the death penalty. Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has pledged to sign the legislation. Virginia has carried out nearly 1,400…

Senate Acquits Trump for Inciting Jan. 6 Insurrection Despite Most Bipartisan Vote Ever

The Senate has acquitted Donald Trump for inciting the deadly January 6 Capitol insurrection in his second impeachment trial. Fifty-seven senators backed convicting the former president, but the vote fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. It was the most…

U.S. to Pursue Extradition of Julian Assange as Press Freedom Groups Warn of Dangerous Precedent

The State Department said Tuesday the U.S. will continue to push for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from Britain. Last month, a U.K. judge blocked Assange’s extradition, citing serious mental health concerns. Assange was indicted for violations of…

Biden Signs Executive Orders on Environment, Immigration, Civil Rights, Economy & Pandemic

President Biden signed 17 executive orders Wednesday in his first official act from the Oval Office. Among other things, the orders strike down Trump’s ban on travelers from majority-Muslim nations, end construction of Trump’s border wall and strengthen DACA, the Deferred…

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