Sonali Kolhatkar
The Texas abortion ban ensures only the privileged get access to reproductive care

For too long, politicians relied on the Supreme Court to uphold the right to an abortion. Now that the Texas law has been allowed to take effect, its prime targets are low-income people of color.

A climate disaster is unfolding before our eyes—and politicians still refuse to take action

Hurricane Ida perfectly illustrates the devastating impacts of climate change. Stopping the Line 3 pipeline, in line with Indigenous demands, is a perfect opportunity for political leaders to take climate action

Does the US really need another oil pipeline?

Native American communities living alongside the route of the Line 3 pipeline project in northern Minnesota are asking all activists to join them in solidarity this June

Why the PRO Act is a game-changer for labor and the economy

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act is a comprehensive provision that would give workers a level playing field to organize for their rights—if Senate Democrats can muster enough votes

Almost everything Biden said about ending the Afghanistan War was a lie

While Americans hailed the announcement that the US would withdraw troops from Afghanistan after nearly two decades of war, President Biden left out the most important details about the war and how it will in fact continue.

How police preserve inequality in Los Angeles—and everywhere else

Instead of dismantling encampments where unhoused people have formed their own communities, we ought to dismantle the economic system that fosters homelessness and the state power that preserves inequality

Why Big Pharma shouldn’t have any control over COVID-19 vaccines

While a public desperate for protection against COVID-19 is quick to shame “vaccine hunters,” the real culprits are the companies refusing to share their publicly funded intellectual property and the governments allowing them to get away with it.

Black lives still don’t matter in America

A welcome change in national leadership in the US means little for the scourge of racism infecting the nation—unless words are matched by action

Why Amazon is fighting so hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

Workers at one of Amazon’s warehouses are deciding whether or not to join a union. Amazon’s union-busting efforts indicate just how important the vote is

It’s easy to fix inequality: Tax the rich

There is no better time than now to address the ridiculous levels of wealth and income inequality in the United States. It can be done with ease through aggressive taxation of the wealthiest handfuls of individuals

Dear Republicans, was your deal with Trump worth it?

The United States needs a reckoning for the dark deal the GOP has made with President Donald Trump in edging us so dangerously close to fascism

Will Biden ensure my family is reunited?

Trump’s cruel anti-immigrant agenda separated untold numbers of families, including mine. Will the new administration fix the mess?

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