Reaction to the Republican Supreme Court’s attack on abortion rights, drove high Democratic turnout, especially among women and young voters, saw Democrats overperform polls in many places, just as in summer special elections in New York and Alaska.
"Eugene residents will not be forced to be guinea pigs for experimental and dangerous technology that perpetrates fossil fuel infrastructure," said one activist, calling the cancellation "a testament to the power of community opposition."
To reduce stigma and improve the addiction crisis, drug policy must be liberated from the idea that without criminal penalties, no one would ever quit drugs. In fact, arrest, incarceration and having a criminal record can exacerbate drug problems.
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While the expansion of treatment, and related social services is undeniably a good thing, drug decriminalization is ultimately about getting people out of the criminal justice system and ensuring that they are not sucked into it in the first place.
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Across the country, protesters have rallied outside, as well as inside, state capitol buildings over Trump’s false claims of voter fraud. New session of Pennsylvania Senate got off to a chaotic start, with GOP refusing to seat a Democratic senator.
The heat from one fire in California has been so strong that it generated its own thunderstorm cloud. There were at least 24 large wildfires in California, 14 in Oregon, and another 12 in Washington. Yes some still deny climate change.
The ILWU was fined $93.6 million over a labor dispute in Oregon, a sum which could bankrupt the union. Union President Adams explains that the ILWU will fight the judgement in court and will continue to defend its members, no matter the outcome.
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