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Judge Orders Border Patrol to Immediately Provide Short Term Detainees with Basic Necessities

Nov. 29, 2016 - A federal judge ordered the Border Patrol to immediately cease its practice of refusing to provide basic amenities to people...

Planned Parenthood: Trump Nominates Extreme Opponent of Women’s Health to HHS

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2016 - Planned Parenthood Federation of America today expressed grave concerns about President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to nominate extreme women’s health...

Nine Newly Elected Members of Congress Circulate Letter Backing Corporate Political Spending Disclosure and...

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 29, 2016 - Congress must take the shackles off of federal agencies trying to drain the Washington swamp and fix government,...

70 Percent of Trump Landing Team Members Have Corporate Ties

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 29, 2016 - As a candidate, President-elect Donald Trump railed against the “rigged political establishment” and promised to “send the special...

New SPLC reports reveal alarming pattern of hate incidents and bullying in schools since...

Nov. 29, 2016 - The SPLC today released two reports documenting how President-elect Donald Trump’s own words have sparked hate incidents across the country...

IEN’s Response to Gov. Dalrymple’s Evacuation Order

Cannon Ball, ND November 28, 2016 - Tonight the Governor of North Dakota released an executive order stating that all persons located at the...

Water Protector Legal Collective Files Suit for Excessive Force against Peaceful Protesters

CANNON BALL, ND November 28, 2016 - Today, the Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC-formerly Red Owl), an initiative of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG),...

100 years of the ‘gender gap’ in American politics

November 28, 2016 - Men and women did not vote the same way in 2016. In fact, the Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton contest yielded...

Coalition Statement: The U.S. Army Cannot Evict Us From Treaty Lands

Cannon Ball, ND November 28, 2016 - On Friday, November 25, after the turkey was pardoned, the Obama Administration issued an eviction notice to...

Army Corps Threatens to Close Oceti Sakowin Camp on December 5th

CANNON BALL, ND, Nov. 26, 2016 - Today Colonel John W. Henderson of the United States Army Corps sent a letter to Dave Archambault...

State legislators in 18 states drawing congressional boundaries to favor GOP in 2018

November 26, 2016 - The result of the presidential election may have taken some people by surprise, but the fact that Republicans retained control...

Among democracies, U.S. stands out in how it chooses its head of state

Nov. 23, 2016 - Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election this month – in particular, his winning a clear majority of the...

Medicare beneficiaries face high out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment

November 23, 2016 - Beneficiaries of Medicare who develop cancer and don’t have supplemental health insurance incur out-of-pocket expenditures for their treatments averaging one-quarter...

Statistician calls for audit to address presidential election hacking fears

Nov. 22, 2016 - With the Electoral College set on Dec. 19 to cement the results of Donald Trump’s presidential win, UC Berkeley statistician...

Analysis: Trump’s infrastructure plan not a simple public-private partnership, and won’t lead to much...

Nov. 22, 2016 - President-elect Donald Trump has indicated that one of his first priorities will be a plan to boost infrastructure investment. Normally,...

Ed. Sec. King Sends Letter to States Calling for End to Corporal Punishment in...

Nov. 22, 2016 - U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. sent a letter today urging state leaders to end the use of corporal...

Holocaust Museum Condemns Hateful Rhetoric at White Nationalist Conference in D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 21, 2016 – The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is deeply alarmed at the hateful rhetoric at a conference of white...

Reminders Why Palin Would be a Terrible Interior Secretary

Washington, DC November 22, 2016 - With Sarah Palin’s name being floated as a potential Secretary of the Interior in a Trump administration, Public...

WI Federal Court Strikes Down Partisan Gerrymander, Adopts Groundbreaking Legal Standard

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 21, 2016 – A three-judge panel in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin today struck down Wisconsin’s...

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma Files Suit to Protect Lands and Water from Illegal Gas...

TULSA, OK, Nov. 21, 2016 - Friday, the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, and tribal member Walter Echo-Hawk, filed suit against the United States Bureau...