Trump continually demeans women professionals and political leaders. Reproductive rights under fire. This is the War on Women Report.
President Trump is emotionally shallow and lacks knowledge. He demonstrates astonishing conceit when he substitutes personal hunches for expert assessments. Narcissism keeps him from effectively addressing the nation’s most pressing problems. Failure to confront systemic racism is the latest example of his deficient leadership.
Attorney General Bill Barr granted the Drug Enforcement Administration sweeping new authority to “conduct covert surveillance” and collect intelligence on people participating in protests over the police killing of George Floyd
“What happened to our members Monday evening, here in the nation’s capital, was an affront to all our rights. The death of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police officers has reignited the rage, pain and deep sadness our community has suffered for generations. We won’t be silenced by tear gas and rubber bullets. Now is our time to be heard.”
Friday morning, D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser had “Black Lives Matter” painted on 16th Street—which leads directly to the White House.
It irritated me to no end to have my Asian-American father tell me I would never be a “real American.”
Decades later, his words returned to haunt me.
For too many children, the fundamental rights to health, safety and well-being often go unprotected or are actively threatened. The unprecedented threat of COVID-19 has left one particular group of children uniquely vulnerable: migrant and asylum-seeking children, especially those at the U.S. border with Mexico.
As a public servant, do you continue to provide support to a rogue administration, at the risk of enabling dangerous policies? Or do you leave, abandoning your career and ensuring that whatever good you were able to do is then lost?
Pompeo is a dangerous man wielding tremendous power, and he has proven repeatedly that he does not have American interests at heart. He tells himself it’s fine to act corruptly, lie and steal, as long as it supports the ultimate goals of Trump cabal: a return to unapologetic white, male domination with power and wealth concentrated in the hands of a few.
John Barsa, administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has asked for all references to sexual and reproductive health to be removed from the UN’s Global Humanitarian Response Plan. Barsa claims the U.N. is using the pandemic to advance access to abortion by including it as an “essential” health service.
Here’s the thing: Abortion is essential health care —including during a pandemic.