The move came as Human Rights Watch said authorities have forcibly disappeared hundreds of politicians, election officials, journalists, activists, and protesters.
“We need to be prepared for the next pandemic, and we can’t be under the current for-profit system.”
The White House finalized its rollback of one of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws Wednesday, with President Trump calling the law the “single biggest obstacle” to major construction projects.
Anti-monopoly groups are celebrating news that the Justice Department and state attorneys general are investigating online behemoth Google for possible antitrust cases.
Dr. Rick Bright said he “resisted efforts to provide an unproven drug on demand to the American public.”
Health care rationing isn’t what awaits us in a single-payer system. It’s happening now in our failed for-profit system.
“End the sickness of war and fight the disease that is ravaging our world.”
“It is insane and unacceptable,” said Bernie Sanders. “We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all.”
“Trump has once again put the interests of oil and gas executives ahead of the interests of people and communities.”
Given that Manning still faces a $256,000 fine for refusing to testify about WikiLeaks to a grand jury, said one reporter, “she will now struggle with destitution and poverty, but at least she will no longer be in a jail cell.”
“They didn’t succeed in their attempt to hurt our union,” said American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten, “but note what the right wing will do to try to eliminate workers’ voice.”
The amendment is likely to be tied up in court battles following a Justice Department statement that the deadline for ratification has passed.
The Seattle City Council voted to become the largest U.S. city to ban “foreign-influenced” companies from political spending in local elections.
“It was a national and international coup d’etat… it’s a coup against lithium.”
“The Trump administration is attacking another vulnerable population: those who are disabled and receiving Social Security Disability benefits.”