March 16, 2022 -
Satana Deberry was elected as the district attorney for Durham County, North Carolina, in 2018 after running on a progressive platform. She recently testified before a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee to defend the movement to reform law enforcement, explaining how over-reliance on prosecution and incarceration makes communities less safe.
August 15, 2017 -
On Saturday, a Nazi sympathizer smashed his car into a group of anti-racist demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring at least 19 others. The violence has refocused attention on controversial "hit and kill" bills that would grant immunity in some cases to drivers who hit protesters.
January 30, 2013 -
The legislative session that starts today promises to bring big changes to North Carolina as the leaders of the once-progressive state seek to slash unemployment insurance, create a more regressive tax code, impose voter ID requirements, increase private control of public schools, and enshrine right-to-work in the state constitution.
May 1, 2009 -
The World Health Organization warned countries this week that a global pandemic from swine flu appeared imminent.
April 19, 2005 -
The Florida state legislature is trying to limit access to abortion under the guise of making it safer. According to the St.