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Ahead of his climate summit, Biden announces bold climate goal — with or without Congress

Biden’s plan dwarfs the goals set by Obama and, while some are skeptical about his ability to get it done without Congress, he has new credibility after exceeding his lofty vaccine goal by more 100%.

Take Action: Tell America’s TV networks to STOP IGNORING CLIMATE CHANGE!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Fox host makes comment so gross that every co-host turns on him on air

Even the Republican propagandists were blown away by his anti-justice decry.

Take Action: The House votes TODAY on DC statehood. Add your name to support their right to representation!



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“Nightmare” update on the Supreme Court

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Pay attention.


Police told not to bother “pro-Trump” rioters on January 6
A newly unearthed transmission reveals a Capitol Police officer telling his colleagues, “Attention all units on the field, we’re not looking for any pro-Trump in the crowd. We’re only looking for any anti pro-Trump who want to start a fight.”


Florida Gov. DeSantis signs law taxing Florida consumers $1 billion to cut taxes for corporations
The Republican showed his true colors by increasing the burden on working families to give more handouts to his wealthy supporters.

Take Action: Add your name to call for an investigation of Florida’s corrupt governor Ron DeSantis for rampant abuse of power!


Tucker Carlson’s college yearbook says he belonged to club for Harvey Milk’s murderer
The finding reveals that the professional hate monger was once an amateur hate monger.


Horrified reporter exposes “openly bloodlusty carnival” at pro-Trump conference
The Daily Beast went undercover into the dark heart of Trumpism and found pure madness.


Black man shot and killed by sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina
Eyewitness says Andrew Brown was shot while he tried to drive away from police.


Colorado governor signs two gun measures into law nearly a month after Boulder shooting
The new safety measures became law 22 years after the massacre at Columbine high school.

Take Action: Demand the Senate pass common sense gun safety laws!


Manhattan District Attorney to stop prosecuting prostitution
Criminally prosecuting prostitution does not make us safer, and too often, achieves the opposite result by further marginalizing vulnerable New Yorkers, DA Cy Vance said.


GOP Congressman slammed for making false emergency calls to Capitol Police to test their response time
Right wing Rep. Jeff Fortenberry likes to say he supports the police, but his costly stunt shows otherwise.


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Today’s Action: Pass the Palestinian Children and Families Act!

We take a break from our own country’s humanitarian crises to address another’s – because we’re funding it.

Israel’s arch-conservative government, supported by United States foreign aide, is carrying out an illegal occupation (determined so by the United Nations many times) of Palestinian land. This often-violent occupation has expanded over decades, and millions of Palestinians live in a state of upheaval and apartheid, denied access to equal legal rights and basic needs including clean water, housing, medical access (including vaccinations), and the freedom to travel.

Democrats in Congress have introduced legislation to finally address our financial support of the demolition of Palestinian homes, detention of Palestinian children, and occupation of Palestinian land.

Call or email your Members of Congress and demand they co-sponsor the Palestinian Children and Families Act (H.R.2590) to end our financial support of Israel’s ongoing human rights violations of Palestinians.

Let’s be clear, because this subject can feel tricky in Democratic circles. The assertion that criticism of Israel’s ultra-conservative leadership is anti-Semitism is a lie. Calling out human rights violations against Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip does not equate to a call for Israel to cease existing.

But the GOP – and some Democrats – twist the messages together in order to block us as a country from addressing the very real issue of Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian land and denial of Palestinian basic needs. The truth is a large number of Israelis oppose their right wing leadership just as strongly as American progressives.

The Palestinian Children and Families Act is backed by progressive leaders and organizations also fighting for human rights in our own country – including Justice Democrats, Movement 4 Black Lives, IfNotNow, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, and Detention Watch Network. Because human rights is human rights is human rights.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Members of Congress and demand they co-sponsor and pass the Palestinian Children and Families Act (H.R.2590) to end US aide for an apartheid state that violates international human rights law for millions of Palestinians.

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling Republicans to stop standing in the way of saving the planet from climate devastation, and be sure to follow OD Action on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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