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“Fight poverty, not the poor!”: Thousands rally in Washington DC

Labor unions, civil society and religious groups joined the Poor People’s Campaign on June 18 to demand justice and redressal for the 140 million people in the US facing poverty and growing insecurity

Islamic State claims rocket attack on Kabul airport and other stories

Today we look at civilian casualties in a US drone strike in Kabul, police violence during a farmers’ protest in India, and more

Social movements mobilize in defense of voting rights in the US

Progressive movements have been mobilizing since early July to demand protections to voting rights and a minimum wage increase

Protests intensify in Swaziland as people demand an end to monarchy and other stories

Today we look at the pro-democracy protests in Swaziland, the ceasefire announced in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, demolitions in Occupied Jerusalem’s Silwan area, and more

US civil rights groups demand Statehood for D.C

The rally was organized by Black Voters Matter along with 50 civil rights, and racial justice organizations. The demand for D.C statehood is a long-standing fight of civil rights groups in the United States

US conservatives block voting rights bill

Progressive lawmakers and civil rights movements working to expand voter access have responded with outrage against the vote results.

Violence against migrants and refugees at Greece-Turkey border and other stories

Today we look at the violence against migrants at the Turkey-Greece border, the seizure of 36 news sites by the US Justice Dept., and more

What do the upcoming US elections mean for the working class of the US?

With the US set to hold the most significant elections in recent history, Claudia de la Cruz analyzes the possible outcomes and opportunities

2020 Elections: Tale of two Americas

Ben Becker of Breakthrough News discusses the deep social and economic issues affecting millions of Americans in the context of the upcoming elections

US Postal Service becomes a battleground ahead of elections

With presidential elections just months away, the functioning of the US Postal Service has emerged as a key issue. The postal service, which is facing a huge financial crunch, may struggle to deliver postal ballots during the elections.

US postmaster general reverses changes made until election, after widespread criticism

Louis Dejoy, US postmaster general, has been criticized of electoral manipulation as many operational changes were set to delay the delivery of millions of postal ballots

Millions of votes threatened in the US as the postal service spirals into a crisis

Questions have been raised over the recent operational changes in the USPS brought in by new Trump appointee, that could delay delivery of postal ballots in time for November elections

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