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Groundbreaking Abortion Access Bill Passes in Oregon Despite National Hostility to Reproductive Rights

August 29, 2017

Laurel Swerdlow of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon says that though the state had no restrictions on abortion access, “a right without access is no right at all”

Should People Boycott Israel?

February 18, 2014
Israeli government allocates millions to launch a campaign of PR and intelligence-gathering on those supporting boycott

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

2014 Winter Olympics

February 6, 2014
Slava Mogutin: Sochi Olympics can serve as a platform to challenge discrimination, violence and intimidation targeting Russia’s LGBTQ community

Canadian Government Bent On Expanding Weapon Sales Globally

January 14, 2014

Yves Engler: The Harper administration is propping up its domestic arms industry without regard to the consequences of weapons sales to countries like Colombia and Saudi Arabia

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

January 6, 2014
Saturday night opened a historic week for the struggle of African asylum seekers in Israel. Following last week’s Freedom March where hundreds of asylum seekers defied Israel’s imprisonment policy and walked out of the open-air prison the government built for them this year, this week, their movement announced a three-day workers’ strike that included simultaneous…

Wisconsin Recall

November 18, 2013
Wisconsin Republicans make a push to limit terms of recalls, after Republican Governor Scott Walker survived a recall election last year.

Campaign Finance Reform

November 7, 2013
Brendan Fischer of Center for Media and Democracy discusses the electoral battle between organized money and organized people.

Sarah Harrison and Jeremy Hammond: People Have A Right to the Truth

November 6, 2013

Michael Ratner: Jeremy Hammond faces ten years in prison Nov. 15 for major act of civil disobedience hacking global intelligence