Month: October 2020

A call to my fellow Dems — how to understand a Trump voter's 'opportunity'

There is only one America. Politicians and pundits may suggest otherwise but our nation does not have a new standard

$10.10: The Low-End of Minimum Wage Hopes Gets DC Push

Joining a growing national push for an increase of the federal minimum wage, a letter signed by more than 75

Could 40 Million Angry Netflix Users Help Save Net Neutrality?

The online video streaming company Netflix—which this week surpassed business world expectations by announcing a surge in viewership with paying

Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Affirmative Action

Breaking… Check back for updates… The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the state of Michigan’s ban on affirmative action.

'US Troops Out Now': Philippine Protesters Push Against Base Expansion

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the Philippine capital on Tuesday to demand U.S. troops leave their country,

UN Official: States Must Not Hide Civilian Drone Deaths

Increasing drone strikes are causing “disproportionate civilian casualties,” and the U.S. and other states must not be permitted to continue

Over 100 World Leaders Targeted by NSA Spying

Over 100 leaders of foreign states are secretly surveilled by the NSA, and Germany has been more heavily targeted by

The Great Lakes: 'Liquid Pipeline' for World's Dirtiest Fuels?

One of the most precious sources of freshwater on the planet, the Great Lakes, is at risk of becoming a

Win for Whales: UN Court Blasts Japan's 'Scientific' Whaling Claims

In a decision being heralded as a win for the whales, the UN’s International Court of Justice on Monday ruled

General Strike Grips Argentina

A 24-hour general strike gripped Argentina on Thursday, bringing many public services to a halt. Unions say over one million