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Impeach Trump for denying the climate catastrophe

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

You can run from the climate crisis, but you can't hide. On the front lines of this global environmental calamity, entire communities are being consumed by fire, submerged by typhoons and hurricanes, or baked under the sun amid historic droughts. President Donald Trump, the climate change denier in chief, has formally begun the process of ...Read more

On mass movements, repressive cops and the cancelled climate cop

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

Puerto Rico. Hong Kong. Ecuador. Haiti. Lebanon. Iraq. And now, Chile. People are rising up around the world against austerity and corruption, defying police forces unleashed to suppress them. Many of these mass movements share a fierce critique of capitalism. In Santiago, Chile, more than 1 million people flooded the streets last weekend, and ...Read more

Is Mitch Mcconnell trying to kill the Violence Against Women Act?

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

Twenty-five years ago, the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA, was signed into law. The protections it afforded to victims of sexual and domestic violence and stalking were renewed and expanded in 2000, 2005 and 2013. Last April, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, with bipartisan support, yet another renewal, the Violence Against Women ...Read more

Trump must stop his attacks on the press

From the Left / Amy Goodman /

President Donald Trump's daily fusillades against journalists and the news media are vile and reprehensible. Trump never misses a chance to assail the press at news conferences, White House "press sprays" under the roar of the presidential helicopter, and especially at his campaign rallies. Last week, at a three-day conference of Trump ...Read more


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