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Yemeni Children Massacred With US-Made Bomb

August 13, 2018

Thousands have gathered in Yemen for the funerals of the 51 people killed in a Saudi-UAE-US military alliance airstrike, including 40 children traveling on a school bus. Even after a Raytheon-made MK-82 bomb was found in the wreckage, Defense Secretary James Mattis told said that the US is “not engaged in the civil war.” We…

Kids Take to the Streets in DC to Demand Climate Action

July 22, 2018

Youth from across the country marched on Washington and lobbied electeds to break ties with the fossil fuel industry and preserve their future

A Once Silent Crisis is Now a Deafening Cry

June 23, 2018
Trump's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents and holding them in cages is sparking a wave of public outrage

Trump Administration Defends Separating Migrant Children from Parents

June 15, 2018

People across the country are protesting the new policy which Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended by citing a Bible verse previously used to justify slavery

Yemen’s Crisis is Far Worse Than We’re Told

January 18, 2018

UNICEF says the war in Yemen is killing or wounding five children every single day. But Shireen Al-Adeimi says the figure drastically under-counts the real toll of the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed bombing and blockade

Obama’s Budget Cuts Millions From Financial Regulatory Agency

March 7, 2014

Jerry Epstein: President Obama’s budget would slash the Commodity Futures Trade Commission budget to about $200 million, which will make regulating the $400 trillion derivatives market even more challenging

Maryland Protestors Rally To Repeal Citizens United

February 12, 2014
Facing congressional deadlock, state lawmakers and advocates push for the repeal of Citizens United and limits to corporates pending

Remembering Folk Legend & Activist Pete Seeger

January 28, 2014
John Nichols: 94 year-old Pete Seeger’s music was stronger than the forces that sought to silence him

D.C. Workers Win $11.50 Minimum Wage Increase

December 18, 2013

About 90,000 workers will earn a higher minimum wage in D.C., Montgomery, and Prince George counties in Maryland