For close to half a century, the right to a safe, legal abortion has been guaranteed by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision, but now that right is under threat.
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.
As Easter and Passover approach, current events in Israel and Palestine are no cause for celebration, and are adding fuel to racial and political fires in the United States.
U.S. President Donald Trump is intensifying his vicious crusade against people migrating from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, declaring last weekend, "Our country's full."
The ownership of daguerreotypes that feature enslaved men and women, and controlled by Harvard University, is a legal question that strikes at the heart of slavery.
This week, the state of Oklahoma won a landmark $270-million settlement against one of the world's largest manufacturers of prescription opioids, Purdue Pharma.
As New Zealand mourns, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern strives to place the focus on the 50 victims, and has promised swift action to change the nation's gun laws.
After 75 years of debate, with health-care costs spiraling out of control and the quality of medical care falling short of that in single-payer countries, the time is right for Medicare-for-all.
Any attempt to heal the deep wounds of racism that scar the United States must include a direct challenge to Donald Trump.
The longtime activist used a recent controversy over a Birmingham Civil Rights Institute award to advocate for a better future.
There is a growing call to action to craft laws that implement a true Green New Deal, rapidly shifting the U.S. economy to one that is powered by renewable energy, and to do so in a fair manner.