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Recent articles by Amy:

Hospitals Are Still Unprepared and Lack PPE After 9 Months of Pandemic

The nation's largest nurses' union estimates at least 2,000 frontline health care workers have died due to COVID-19. → Read More

The Fight to Re-Enfranchise Voters Continues

Hundreds of thousands of people in Florida remain disenfranchised due to a modern-day poll tax. → Read More

Supreme Court Hears ACA Case That Could Imperil COVID Treatment for Millions

Millions in the U.S. could lose their health care in the middle of a pandemic. → Read More

Black Lives Matter Helped Win the Election. We Can't Simply Return to Centrism.

Some mainstream Democrats have recently urged a return to centrism. Activists are saying no. → Read More

Record Latinx Turnout Boosted Biden — White Voters Are the Ones Who Leaned Trump

Latin Americans far exceeded expected voter turnout, while white voter participation barely increased from 2016. → Read More

Survivors of Forced Sterilization in California Prisons Are Speaking Out

The U.S. has a long history of forced sterilization -- particularly of Black, Brown, poor and disabled people. → Read More

The Supreme Court Is Misaligned With the Will of This Country. Will We Resist?

Her death, just 46 days before the November election, sets up a major political battle over her replacement. → Read More

Trump's "Law and Order" Is Feeding Racist Violence and Chaos

Trump's cult of personality within the GOP has moved the U.S. steadily into authoritarianism during his term. → Read More

California's Dependence on Incarcerated Labor Exposed as Wildfires Rage

More than 1,300 incarcerated firefighters are fighting back the blazes as COVID limits their numbers. → Read More

Remembering Charlotta Bass, the First Black Woman to Run for VP in 1952

Journalist and political activist Charlotta Bass joined the Progressive Party ticket in 1952 on an anti-racist platform. → Read More

Julián Castro Ran on Police Reform Platform But Wasn’t Asked to Give DNC Address

The Democratic National Convention faces criticism over the lack of diversity in its primetime programming this year. → Read More

On 75th Anniversary, Hiroshima Survivor Warns Against Nuclear Weapons

Hideko Tamura Snider, who was 10 years old when she survived the attack, describes her harrowing journey. → Read More

Doctor in Beirut Describes Harrowing Scenes After Massive Port Explosion

Beirut reels from a massive explosion that killed at least 100 people and injured thousands. → Read More

Barack Obama: End the Filibuster to Restore Voting Rights Act

In his eulogy for John Lewis, the former president called to honor his legacy by expanding voting rights. → Read More

Disability Rights Activists Take on Twin Pandemics of Police Brutality and COVID

According to at least one study, up to one half of people killed by law enforcement in the U.S. have a disability. → Read More

Trump’s Racist Mt. Rushmore Celebration Violated Indigenous Sovereignty

Indigenous scholar and activist Nick Estes discusses the significance of the the Black Hills for Indigenous people. → Read More

Leadership That Neglects Science Led to Worst COVID Crises in US and Brazil

Nearly half of coronavirus infections worldwide can be found in the two largest countries in the Americas. → Read More

Supreme Court DACA Win Shows “Sustained Pressure of Activism” Works

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 5-4 against President Trump’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. → Read More

Cancelation of Cop Shows Signals a Cultural Shift in Glorifying Police Violence

Rashad Robinson, president of Color of Change, discusses how these shows do not show the realities of racist policing. → Read More

Atlanta Organizer: Rayshard Brooks Killing Shows Urgent Need to Dismantle Police

Rayshard Brooks’s killing comes as protests against racism and police violence continue across the country. → Read More