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Peter Haden

Clearly, if the appalling conditions in detention centers are an improvement from what they are fleeing, these migrants have a sufficient basis for seeking asylum in the United States. Read more

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Darragh O Connor

“Negative partisanship” is becoming a main feature of the modern political landscape. Read more

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Liz Lemon

What has happened here portends an uncertain future for women’s reproductive rights throughout the nation. Read more

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In terms of how I feel, as a lesbian of African descent, I am not an American, not completely. Read more

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The United States has lagged behind the global legal reform trend on child marriage, but this is starting to change. Read more

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From Harvard to UW-Madison, students are protesting the wrong people. Read more

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The Stonewall riots mark the beginning of only one story. LGBTQ histories are deeper and messier and more nuanced than that one story can capture. Read more

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U.S. Geological Survey

While rivers will continue to overflow their banks, we can limit the damage and suffering that results. Read more

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There are fresh signs that the Trump Administration intends to actively interfere in research by federal scientists. Read more

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Lorie Shaull

“As Republicans around the country pass sweeping abortion bans, I think about what life could be like for women and girls if these laws take effect. I don’t have to use my imagination.” Read more

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Paris Malone

History shows how vital black women have been to the creation of America’s quilt of safety and justice that extends to all when we stand firm in the face of societal challenges. Read more

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Immigrant Rights

Nevele Otseog

In an era in which states are implementing anti-immigrant measures and the federal government is caging and deporting immigrants, Georgia provides a hopeful example. Read more

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It is time for Congress and this administration to recommit to the deal between the United States, our allies, and Iran, to prevent unnecessary destruction, suffering, and death. Read more

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Woody Osborne

Americans lost big-time when the Trump Administration renewed two leases for a Chilean corporation to mine sulfide-ore copper right on the edge of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters. Read more

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Taher Husaink

With his re-election, rightwing populists of various stripes are firmly in charge of many of the world’s largest democracies. Read more

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Jason Wallace

Trans woman Veronika Fimbres has PTSD as a result of the traumas she experienced in the military. Forty-five years later, the Trump Administration has imposed a ban on transgender servicepeople. Read more

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More than 13,400 consumer lawsuits against Monsanto and Bayer AG, which manufacture the weed-killer Roundup, allege it is the cause of various cancers. Now, a new judgment has awarded one couple $2 billion in damages. Read more

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USAF / Sgt. Teresa J. Cleveland

The administration is moving to cut public access to information on how, and to whom, banks loan money. Read more

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The majority-conservative Supreme Court is poised to review the rules on discriminating against trans people in the workplace. Read more

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John Walker

Even progressive institutions, like San Jose State University, adopt business models that hurt the environment. Read more

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