Saturday, 21 January 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • The Concept of the Wall

    Rather than addressing the human insecurity at its root causes, wealthy people and states alike are protecting themselves from the harms they have created as they have for thousands of years: by building walls.

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    William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: Donald J. Trump is president, but the growl of organized protest will never be far from him now.

  • Can the Trump-Pence Administration Overturn Roe v. Wade?

    By Katie Klabusich, Truthout | Report

    Pro-choice demonstrators organize in Washington, DC, January 22, 2010.(Photo: Luke Sharrett / The New York Times</a>)Pro-choice demonstrators organize in Washington, DC, January 22, 2010. (Photo: Luke Sharrett / The New York Times)

    Overturning Roe v. Wade may not be as simple as the new administration and its congressional allies suggest. However, over the last two decades, anti-choice legislatures have been chipping away at abortion rights, even though a majority of people in the US are in favor of the right to choose.

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