Texas, the proud, independent Lone Star State, is suffering a humanitarian catastrophe caused by its shortsighted denial of the climate crisis and lack of federal regulation.
Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on 650 stations in North America. Check out Democracy Now! on rabbletv.
The Senate should convict ex-president Donald Trump. But the underlying causes of the insurrection, racism and white supremacy, will require far more work to overcome.
The pioneering African-American legal scholar and organizer for racial and gender equality was celebrated this week at the annual Sundance Film Festival with the premier of a new documentary.
Shutting down the Dakota Access pipeline is a vital step towards repairing the damage already done, one that U.S. President Biden can and should take, with the stroke of a pen, without delay.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris leapt into action after taking the oath of office. All this was made possible by the mass movements that brought these politicians to power.
The violent white-supremacist insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 put some ugly truths in stark relief.
With Trump and Confederate flags waving, violent insurrectionists rampaged through the halls of Capitol Hill in Washington.
A people's vaccine would prioritize global public health over the profits of pharmaceutical corporations, serving as a model for combating pandemics we face now and in the future.
Trump would be the first president in U.S. history to pardon himself. Meanwhile, the 54 people on U.S. federal death row can expect no such mercy from the lame-duck president.
The Native American population turned out for the recent U.S. election in record numbers.