Articles by Lauren McCauley
Earth to Trump: You Are on Your Own
Lauren McCauley 'We move on and we move forward, together'
'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Lawmakers Roll Out Plan to Expand Worker Ownership
Lauren McCauley 'Giving workers a seat at the table and their fair share of the profits they help produce is one way to even up the playing field and give hardworking Americans a chance to...
'God Have Mercy on Your Souls': GOP Passes Cruel, Destructive Trumpcare Bill
Lauren McCauley 'By rushing this bill through Congress, Republicans are creating a manufactured crisis that will devastate millions of families'
Arkansas Carries Out Double Execution Despite Concern Over 'Inhumane' Killing
Lauren McCauley 'The sentences of Jack Jones and Marcel Williams are another heinous example of how the death penalty is applied to people with severe mental impairments and history of abuse'
Commander-In-Chief Trump Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on Afghanistan
Lauren McCauley Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said the "unprecedented use of an MOAB...marks a new front in the almost 16 year war in Afghanistan."
DAPL Opponents Vow to 'Rise' From Ashes of Oceti Sakowin and Keep Fighting
Lauren McCauley 'They cannot extinguish the fire that Standing Rock started,' Dallas Goldtooth declared
GOP Tries to 'Jam' Through Nominees Not Yet Vetted, Ethics Office Warns
Lauren McCauley Office of Government Ethics has not received even initial draft financial disclosure reports for some of the nominees scheduled for hearings
Under Cover of Christmas, Obama Establishes Controversial Anti-Propaganda Agency
Lauren McCauley "It owns all these not-at-all-important laws are smuggled into NDAAs that are signed on Christmas Eve with basically no public debate," wrote media critic Adam Johnson
Confirming Big Pharma Fears, Study Suggests Medical Marijuana Laws Decrease Opioid Use
Lauren McCauley Study comes after reporting revealed fentanyl-maker pouring money into Arizona's anti-legalization effort
Tribes Secure Limited Victory With Partial Halt on Dakota Pipeline
Lauren McCauley Emergency request for a restraining order was filed in response to the holiday weekend desecration of sacred sites
As TTIP Falters, Campaigners Warn Against Democracy-Wrecking Sister Deals
Lauren McCauley Massive 'toxic' sister deals continue to threaten Europe and globe
North Dakota Gov Cuts Water Supply to Native Americans as DAPL Protest Swells in Number and Spirit
Lauren McCauley Thousands join protest camp as supporters are holding a rally in Washington D.C. on Wednesday outside of Army Corps hearing
As Nominee, Stein Says She Wants to Assume Mantle of Sanders' Revolution
Lauren McCauley "Democracy needs a moral compass," said Green Party nominee Jill Stein. "We must be that moral compass."
Wikileaks Releases Over 1,200 Clinton Emails on Iraq War
Lauren McCauley Release comes two days before the UK government is set to publish its official inquiry into the 2003 invasion
Betraying Progressives, DNC Platform Backs Fracking, TPP, and Israel Occupation
Lauren McCauley Appointees by Clinton and Wasserman Schulz resoundingly reject numerous proposals put forth by Sanders surrogates
Is Brexit Win a Warning Signal for Trump-Era America?
Lauren McCauley "The uprising has begun. The question now is, who will lead it going forward?"
Exposed: Pesticide Industry Deployed Aggressive Lobby Effort to Quash Bee Protections
Lauren McCauley Bayer, Monsanto, and Syngenta are effectively "shaping new pollinator 'protection' plans nationwide that do little to protect bees, but a lot to protect industry profits."
World's Banks Driving Climate Chaos With Hundreds of Billions in Extreme Energy Financing
Lauren McCauley Wall Street continues to back the most polluting fossil fuel industries "at the expense of some of the most vulnerable communities on the planet," states new report
Amid West's Silence, Groups Call for Saudi Arms Embargo to Stem Carnage in Yemen
Lauren McCauley Human rights groups and others call for arms embargo, accuse US, UK, France, and Canada of complicity in war crimes
Critics Aghast at 'Disgusting Speech' Clinton Just Gave to AIPAC
Lauren McCauley Democratic presidential candidate speech praises "everything that is bad about Israeli policy and U.S. imperialism"
45 Years After COINTELPRO, FBI Still Thinks 'Dissent Is the Enemy'
Lauren McCauley More than 60 groups sign letter calling for full investigation into government spying on protest groups
Act Now, Urges Study, or Planet Faces 10,000+ Years of Adverse Climate Change
Lauren McCauley "The next few decades offer a brief window of opportunity to minimize large-scale and potentially catastrophic climate change that will extend longer than the entire history of...
Former Drone Pilots to Obama: Civilian Killings Driving 'Terrorism, Instability'
Lauren McCauley Air Force whistleblowers say US drone program "is one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the world."
Portugal Rejoices as Anti-Austerity Left Coalition Forms to Oust Right Wing
Lauren McCauley Socialists, Communists, and Left Bloc unite in 'unprecedented' coalition to end years of punishing cuts
Son of Victim Arrested for Protesting Military Exploitation of 9/11
Lauren McCauley 'Using Sept. 11 as a justification for an unnecessary war, torture, drone strikes and civilian casualties compounds my grief and is wrong-minded and counterproductive.'
Recognizing Legacy of Police Torture, Chicago Passes Landmark Reparations
Lauren McCauley Advocates say that resolution in Chicago must be placed in the 'broader context of ongoing and endemic police violence.' Recognizing the horrific legacy of the Chicago Police...
'The Alarm Bells Are Ringing': From Athletes to Environmentalists, a Universal Call for Racial Justice Emerges
Lauren McCauley With the nation's streets still filled with protesters and a plan for thousands to march on Washington brewing, the call for justice for Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and other...
Hundreds of Thousands March in Day of Rage Against Israel
Lauren McCauley As Israeli airstrikes continued to rain down on the the Gaza Strip on Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are taking to the streets in an international Day of...
Brazil's 'Internet Bill of Rights' a Victory for Web Freedom
Lauren McCauley Tim Berners-Lee, Father of the Internet, says law will 'unleash a new era—in which the rights of citizens in all countries are protected by a Digital Rights Charter' A...
Walmart Admits: 'Our Profits' Depend on 'Their Poverty'
Lauren McCauley Critics cite irony of annual report filing: 'This is a company that everywhere it goes it creates poverty' Although a notorious recipient of "corporate welfare," Walmart has...
Workers Demand Livable Wage in Hundred-City Strike
Lauren McCauley Low wage fast food employees across the country are joining forces Thursday, taking to the streets to say: "Low pay is not okay." The action marks the largest planned...
Congressional No-Show at 'Heart-Breaking' Drone Survivor Hearing
Lauren McCauley In "historic" briefing, Rehman family gives heartbreaking account of drone killing of 65-year-old grandmother... to five lawmakers Despite being heralded as the first time...