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.”
On a level democratic playing field, the for-profit healthcare industry’s fear mongering would gain little traction, as its talking points are easily refuted.
We remember Seattle 1999 in a moment when the world is exploding with people’s uprisings.
“These figures confirm what we feared, namely that 2019 has been a dark year for the rainforest in Brazil.”
“You can’t take on a corrupt system if you take its money.”
The climate crisis is an unprecedented emergency. How we react to the climate crisis will shape centuries and millennia to come.
“The momentum is on our side and we are not going anywhere.”
“Tax penalties on extreme CEO-worker pay gaps would encourage large corporations to narrow their divides.”
“It is unfathomable and unconscionable that the U.S.A. continues to feed the conveyor belt of arms flowing into Yemen’s devastating conflict.”
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called on University of North Carolina and Duke University to amend the curriculum of their joint Middle Eastern studies program, claiming it does not include enough positive material about religions other than Islam.
Sunrise’s Varshini Prakash: “We’re putting the establishment on notice.”
On September 16, the campaign submitted more than enough signatures for the measure to appear on the upcoming ballot.