Category: News & Politics

Alyssa Milano Calls on Lawmakers to Act on Yemen | Op-Ed | NowThis

The war in Yemen might be the worst humanitarian crisis in a century — since the president won’t stop U.S. involvement, Congress has to act, says Alyssa Milano. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe “Congressman Ro Khanna and Senator Bernie Sanders…

Charles Johnson Lost His Wife Suddenly in Child Birth — Now He Wants Change | NowThis

This man’s wife died tragically after giving birth, even though she was perfectly healthy — now he’s asking Congress to make sure that doesn’t happen to anyone else. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Charles Johnson: He told me that my…
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What’s At Stake for Women’s Health in 2019 | NowThis

Title X, birth control, and Title IX are at stake in 2019 — here’s what you should know about the future of women’s health. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe The midterms are over but there’s still a lot of uncertainty…
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What ‘All Lives Matter’ Really Means in 2018 | Op-Ed | NowThis

The people who claim ‘all lives matter’ are suspiciously silent when it comes to refugees, asylum seekers, starving children, and victims of gun violence, according to Qasim Rashid. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Being pro-life and saying ‘all lives matter’…
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Ibtihaj Muhammad on Competing in the Olympics During Trump Era | NowThis

Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad says representing the U.S. during the Trump presidency was an opportunity to ‘be unapologetic’ about who she is. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Ibtihaj Muhammad: ‘I qualified for the U.S. Olympic team at the height of the…
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‘Queer Eye’ Karamo Brown’s Tips for Dealing With Political Differences at the Holidays | NowThis

‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown has some smart advice for dealing with family political differences during the holidays. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Nervous about discussing politics at the dinner table this holiday season? ‘Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown has some…
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Republican Reps Question Google CEO Sundar Pichai Over ‘Bias’ Against GOP | NowThis

These GOP reps think Google has a ‘bias’ because they don’t like the search results. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Confused Republican representatives in Congress confronted Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the company’s ‘bias’ against Republicans because they don’t like…
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Congress Was Confused by the Internet During Hearing With Google CEO | NowThis

Congress having no idea how the internet works, part II. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Google CEO Sundar Pichai was brought in for a hearing with members of Congress about political bias in search results. But as the hearing went…
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China Has Detained More Than a Million Muslims | Op-Ed | NowThis

China has detained more than a million Muslims in concentration camps — and no one is doing anything about it. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Aydin Anwar, Uyghur American Activist: ‘Right now, China’s detained over a million Uyghurs and other…
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Who Is Roger Severino? Narrated by Pat Regan | NowThis

Roger Severino is the devout Catholic, conservative mastermind behind the Trump admin’s crusade against transgender Americans — even though his job is to protect the health and well-being of all citizens. Comedian Pat Regan explains how Severino overcame discrimination only…
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Chief of Staff on Acting Fast in Congress | Op-Ed | NowThis

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took on Amazon, joined a sit-in outside Nancy Pelosi’s office, and became an Instagram star — and all during her orientation week. Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti relayed the whirlwind week. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Alexandria…
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How Russian & U.S. Christians Fight Progressivism | The Russia Desk | NowThis

Welcome the World Congress of Families conference: An international radical right wing conference that convenes to organize against the spread of progressive ideas. This is the backdrop by which American Christians learned to rationalize President Donald Trump’s behavior, take the…
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Secret Service Plans Facial Recognition Tech Around White House | NowThis

The White House might start using facial recognition tech — but the ACLU and experts have concerns. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe The U.S. Secret Service (USSS) plans to pilot facial recognition tech around the White House, including surrounding public…
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Former Chipotle Employee Details Animal Abuse and Inhumane Practices | Op-Ed | NowThis

This former Chipotle manager saw animals living in inhumane conditions in one of the chain’s supplier farms — despite its claim to only serve ‘food with integrity.’ » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Rachel Ziegler: ‘Even when I was serving people…
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Why Politicians Need To Run On Climate Change | Op-Ed | NowThis

We can’t give up on climate change prevention just because of who’s in the White House — here’s how cities can act now to save our planet, according to NYC Council Member Rafael L. Espinal Jr. » Subscribe to NowThis:…
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Why There Should Be a Comedian at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner | Op-Ed | NowThis

Here’s why it’s a huge mistake not to have a comedian at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, according to former Obama staffer David Litt. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Last year, as you probably remember, the Trump White House manufactured…
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Congressman-Elect Max Rose On Rejecting Lobbyist Money | Op-Ed | NowThis

‘It’s time for Democrats, and all politicians for that matter, to tell federal lobbyists to keep their damn money.’ —Congressman-elect Max Rose is done with lobbyists buying policy. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Staten Island, New York, Congressman-elect Max Rose…
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Alexis Bloom: Filmmaker of ‘Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Alies’ | NowThis

‘You’d have to be a half-witted martian not to see that women’s value on Fox is sexual.’ — Filmmaker Alexis Bloom is exposing Fox News and former CEO Roger Ailes in her new doc. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe ‘It…
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Senator Sherrod Brown Responds to GM Job Cuts | Op-Ed | NowThis

Sen. Sherrod Brown just called out the Trump administration for abandoning workers affected by the GM layoffs. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH): ‘The same week that General Motors announced the stopping of production where only 5,000…
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DNC chair praises George H.W. Bush: He ‘put country over party every day’

DNC chair Tom Perez said America has a “hunger for the likes of people like George Herbert Walker Bush who did put country over party every day.” | Branden Camp/AP photo Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez praised late President…
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