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Study: Exploring the causes of persistent corruption

June 11, 2019 - IIASA researchers used a novel approach to explore the key processes and conditions that determine corruption levels. Their analysis shows...

Harris, Menendez, Casey Reintroduce Legislation to Spotlight Federal Spending on Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 11, 2019– U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Bob Casey (D-PA) on Tuesday reintroduced the Focus on Children...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on “Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and...

Washington, D.C. June 11, 2019 – Yesterday, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the hearing "Lessons from the...

John Dean opening statement before House Judiciary Committee (C-SPAN)

June 10, 2019 - Former White House Counsel John Dean testifies before the House Judiciary Committee about lessons learned from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s...

Rachel Maddow Report: Missouri Forcing Invasive Pelvic Exam On Women Seeking Abortion

June 7, 2019 - Rachel Maddow delivered a TRMS Special Report on the state of Missouri requiring women seeking a legal abortion in the...

Convicts are returning to farming – anti-immigrant policies are the reason

Migrant agricultural workers kept out of the US by tough immigration laws are now being replaced by prison labor. Shutterstock Stian Rice, University of Maryland, Baltimore...

Chairman Smith Response to Trump’s Lies Regarding Transgender Service Members’ Medical Treatment

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 5, 2019– House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s lies...

Urgent Action on Climate Change Will Prevent Heat-Related Deaths in Major US Cities

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2019—The planet will warm by about 3 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century if the U.S....

Government Cuts English Classes, Recreation for Immigrant Children in Shelters

June 6, 2019 - The Trump administration is cutting funds for educational programs, recreation, and legal services for unaccompanied children who are waiting to...

UN experts urge US authorities to drop charges against aid worker Scott Warren

GENEVA June 5, 2019 - UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concerns about criminal charges brought against Scott Warren, a U.S. citizen who...

Palm Center Responds to Trump’s Transgender Military Comments in Good Morning Britain Interview

San Francisco, CA June 5, 2019 - Palm Center Director Aaron Belkin released the following statement in response to President Trump’s comments defending his transgender...

House Passes the American Dream and Promise Act

WASHINGTON, DC, June 4, 2019 – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) applauded the passage of the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6)...

Yemeni Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist denied US visa

June 4, 2019 - Below are the most notable incidents regarding threats to press freedom in the US during the week of May 27...

USDA’s ‘Wildlife Services’ Killed Nearly 1.5 Million Native Animals in 2018

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2019 — The arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture known as Wildlife Services killed nearly 1.5 million native animals during...

Association for Molecular Pathology opposes Congress’s attempt to permit patenting of human genes

ROCKVILLE, Md.  June 4, 2019 - The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, molecular diagnostic professional society, expressed serious concerns with Congress'...

Report: DACA-eligible Immigrants and TPS Holders Paid $5.5 Billion in Taxes in 2017

NEW YORK, June 3, 2019 – Today New American Economy (NAE), a bipartisan research and immigration advocacy organization, released a new report, “Overcoming the...

Food and drinks industry uses non-profit organization to campaign against public health policies

June 3, 2019 - A new study shows how a non-profit research organisation has been deployed by its backers from major food and beverage...

Abortion Politics: How abortion in the US has been ‘constructed as a controversial issue’

June 3, 2019 - "Abortion is not naturally controversial; it has been constructed that way," writes sociologist Ziad Munson in his book Abortion Politics....

In Virginia Beach, a sickeningly familiar story

June 3, 2019 - On Friday afternoon, a gunman opened fire at a municipal center in Virginia Beach. He killed 11 city employees and...

ACLU and Coalition Partners Oppose Draft Legislation That Would Permit Patents on Human Genes

WASHINGTON June 3, 2019 - Senators Coons and Tillis and Representatives Collins, Johnson, and Stivers jointly released draft legislation in May that would authorize...