Inflation Reduction Act, a Collection of Encouraging Initiatives, Falls Short on Decisive Measures to Avert Climate Crisis
Today, the House of Representatives passed the sweeping Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) bill; it will now head to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. The bill is aimed at reducing inflation, lowering drug prices, and addressing climate change, including $369 billion in climate and energy provisions.
Supreme Court Decision Paves Way to End “Remain in Mexico,” But Trump’s Hateful Legacy on Migration is Being Upheld Elsewhere
On June 29, the Supreme Court issued its decision on Biden v Texas, a case in which the state of Texas sued the Biden administration for attempting to end the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program, which has seen over 70,000 people returned to Mexico to wait for their U.S. immigration court dates.
This tragedy is the inevitable result of migration policies on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border that focus on deterrence rather than managing migration from a common-sense, humanitarian perspective.
INVESTORS, BUSINESS LEADERS, AND ADVOCATES DENOUNCE YET ANOTHER ATTEMPT TO FINANCE NEW PRISONS IN ALABAMA
Wells Fargo and Raymond James participation undermines previous statements about racial justice. Proposed new prisons fail to address decades of violence and brutalization.
Supreme Court Roe v. Wade Decision is an Attack on Women’s Bodies, Disproportionately Affecting People of Color
This Supreme Court decision will disproportionately jeopardize the health of women of color and people from low-income communities, given that three-quarters of abortion patients have low income levels; while 28 percent are Black and 25 percent are Hispanic.