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.
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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.
The legacy of slavery in the United States lives on in countless, often deadly, ways. Racism, like the shoe polish Virginia's Governor Northam used on his face, can't simply be scrubbed away.
A new film tells the story of undocumented immigrants who get themselves arrested by federal authorities so they can infiltrate an immigrant detention centre and organize the detainees inside.
If the Los Angeles teachers are any indication of what's to come, the privatizers and their champion in Washington, D.C. may have met their match.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution -- on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday -- rejecting "White nationalism and White supremacy as hateful expressions of intolerance."