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US Politics

A woman and her son hold protest signs at the March for Our Lives sister rally in Denton, Texas. Image credit: Heather Mount/Unsplash
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Two necessary steps to stop mass shootings are to deny men who abuse women at home the freedom they currently enjoy to buy and own guns, and to take violence against women seriously.
Prime Minister Trudeau and U.S. President Biden deliver a joint statement. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Will the U.S. movement to full employment provoke an adoption of full employment by the Canadian government? Past experience suggests it is not that simple.
Hand holding two Canadian twenty dollar bills. Image credit: Michelle Spollen/Unsplash
Penney Kome | Universal basic income needs safeguards or the result will be more gig work and much less security for workers.
Neighbourhod burned down following Tulsa race massacre. Image credit: evening public ledger/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The 1921 Tulsa race massacre was one of the single greatest acts of racist terrorism in U.S. history.
Protest against U.S. aid to Israel and for a free Palestine on May 15, 2021, San Francisco. Image credit: Patrick Perkins/Unsplash
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Israel has launched another of its horrific, periodic bombing campaigns against the embattled Gazans. The U.S. enables this by providing Israel with billions in aid and access to weapons.
U.S. vote stickers. Image credit: Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The January 6 insurrection was one way to try to overthrow democracy in the U.S. Now, a more sophisticated effort to subvert democracy is underway.
U.S. soldier salutes American flag. Image credit: The U.S. Army/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | The pandemic has revealed what historians have long pointed to: right-wing authoritarian governments damage the social fabric, leaving citizens with a diminished sense of well-being.
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Linda McQuaig | To the surprise of many, U.S. President Joe Biden is making a daring bid to overturn much of the mean-spirited conservative economic agenda that's dominated America and the world since the 1980s.
Princeton University Campus. Image credit: davedgd/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Organizers learned of the bones, which have been described as an "open secret" in the anthropology community, when trying to facilitate the Penn Museum's repatriation of skulls of enslaved people.
U.S. soldiers in Sayed Abad District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 4, 2011. Image credit: The U.S. Army/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | Today the ecological threat and widespread citizen action to protect the environment make outrageous levels of American military spending more difficult to sustain.
George Floyd protesters in Minneapolis. Image credit: Dan Aasland/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. is seeing a frightening legislative trend: the criminalization of protest. There are close to 100 anti-protest bills proposed nationwide in state legislatures.
Minneapolis Police guard the third precinct during unrest surrounding the murder of George Floyd, May 2020. Image credit: Chad Davis/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Derek Chauvin is going to prison for George Floyd's murder largely due to the actions and testimony of bystanders. Let their courage inspire the national adoption of the duty of police to intervene.