This week’s Extra! Extra! brings a mix of hopeful and sobering news about trans rights, the criminal justice system, violence against women and the climate catastrophes in the Bay of Bengal and in Michigan. Also, Natalie updates us on the latest Veepstakes 2020 news.
Talking to survivors and caretakers of the HIV/AIDS epidemic about what we can learn from the past about our present.
“Looking back on her time in the “gender critical” feminist movement,” writes PinkNews’ Vic Parsons, “[Amy] is unequivocal: it’s a cult.”
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 takes a look at how the pandemic continues to harm vulnerable populations around the world, the raging fight in the US over how seriously to take any of this, the state of stimulus packages during the pandemic and a look at LGBTQ+ rights during the pandemic.
In this week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 we see how the pandemic taps into existing discrimination and continues to deepen divisions the world over.
In this week’s Extra! Extra!, we take a break from our usual fare and instead offer commentary on some of the women who are on the short list to be Joe Biden’s Vice President.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 looks at the pandemic from a few angles: personal experiences of having the virus, how the pandemic is affecting sex workers and how corruption, profiteering and discrimination are alive and well, even during a pandemic.
In this week’s Extra! Extra! we honour International Workers’ Day, take a hard look at the federal judiciary and the social safety net, examine the political and personal aftermath of gun violence, and more.
In this edition, we’ll look at the disparate impact the coronavirus is having on marginalized communities, rages about government competence and incompetence and muses about what accountability looks like in the age of Corona.
This week’s Extra! Extra! brings you sobering news out of Nova Scotia, an update on the state of immigration around the world, a look at American political institutions, perspectives on the state of the environment, and more. It’s been pretty grey in Jersey City this week, and that’s pretty much how I feel about all of this.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 looks at what’s happened with the stimulus package and protests against social distancing in the US, and how countries the world over are thinking about reopening.
This week’s Extra! Extra! takes a look at the state of democracy, the use of the pandemic as an excuse for discrimination and harassment, climate change and more.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 takes a look at the particular threat the virus presents in communities with low access to health care and how the economic fallout from social distancing is making the situation even more dire for marginalized people.
This week’s Extra! Extra! takes a look at a variety of human rights and governance issues which have existed for a long time. Some of these problems are being exacerbated by or taking on new dimensions because of the pandemic. Others are flying under the radar as the COVID-19 crisis has drawn our collective attention.
The Bay Area Reporter is reporting that Phyllis Lyon, lesbian activist and half of first legally married same-sex couple in California along with her wife Del Martin, has died in her home at age 95.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 offers a case-by-case look at how the pandemic is playing out in different parts of the world. Please join the conversation with stories from around the world that interested you in the comments.
It’s been a long week, you guys. This week’s Extra! Extra! covers all the news you didn’t even know was happening.
This is the week that the US finally reached the top of the global rankings in terms of number of confirmed cases; Congress just passed a stimulus package the likes of which, I truly believe, have not been seen in a long, long time, if ever. There is a much, much bigger world that is getting hit with COVID-19 right now, and I definitely want to turn to that. But there’s a lot to say in the US alone right now.
This week’s Extra! Extra! considers the shocking indictment against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro and what democratic action looks like during social distancing.
This week’s COVID-19 news roundup sheds light on what’s going on with the stimulus package and how governments are using this moment to consolidate power. And we continue to have the same old fights around reproductive rights, immigration and health care.