today at 00:06. Facebook
Trump and Pence "want to make it harder to prevent unintended pregnancy and ultimately impossible to get abortion, but they penalize women for having children as well," says a co-director of All Above All, a coalition working to lift the bans that deny abortion coverage.

Women Are Already Being Punished for Having Abortions
yesterday at 23:00. Facebook
Repression is rising, but we are not powerless, and neither are you. Journalism is a crucial front of struggle, and the mainstream media will not wage this fight. Truthout's staff will never normalize Trump or sacrifice the truth for the sake of access.

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yesterday at 21:42. Facebook
An ominous statement posted to the official White House website today reads: "The dangerous anti-police atmosphere in America is wrong. The Trump Administration will end it."

Pepper Spray and Stun Grenades: Inauguration Offers Preview of Trump-Era Policing
yesterday at 20:50. Facebook
The "Working America" exhibit, which features photos from Lynsey Addario, captures the personalities of active and retired workers who are often invisibilized by the financial elite.

A Worker Is Someone to See, Not See Through
yesterday at 19:48. Facebook
Police unleash sound grenades against demonstrators at the corner of 12th and K St. NW in Washington, DC, shortly after 2 p.m. on January 20, 2017.

(Video: Truthout reporter John Knefel)
yesterday at 18:39. Facebook
If Republicans succeed in repealing the estate tax, Trump's cabinet and their heirs may be able to defer capital gains taxes forever.

For Trump's Rich Appointees, Death May Be Certain but Taxes Aren't
yesterday at 17:45. Facebook
In this decisive political moment, could the outcome in Standing Rock set a precedent for whats to come?

Trump Is In; Now Where Does Standing Rock Stand?
yesterday at 16:43. Facebook
The Excelsior scholarship might be a step in the right direction, but it is far from the inclusive vision of universal education that Bernie Sanders talked about during his presidential primary campaign last year.

Who's Left Out of Cuomo's Tuition-Free Plan?
yesterday at 15:57. Facebook
As a dangerous bigot prepares to take office, we revisit this piece by a spectrum of writers, living and working in the margins, sharing words of survival and love for these times.

Love Notes From the Margins: How We'll Survive These Times
yesterday at 00:55. Facebook
Streaming in just a few minutes: Greg Palast's movie "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy," followed by an online discussion of the documentary!
01/19/2017 at 22:01. Facebook
Evangelical author, minister and Trump supporter J. Lee Grady has advised his followers to pray for Trump's safety and success, and to pray "that God will set a guard over Trump's mouth."

Christian Conservative Evangelicals' "Pragmatic" Spirituality Will Be on Display at Trump's Inauguration
01/19/2017 at 20:34. Facebook
While Trump is giving his oath of office tomorrow, thousands of activists across the country will be working online to push for Medicare for All.

''Medicare for All'': A Uniting Call to Action in the Age of Trump
01/19/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
The Women's March on Washington has gotten a lot of coverage, but there are also other plans afoot for inauguration week, some of which promise to be more confrontational.

Shut Down the Inaugural Ball and Parade: A Rallying Cry From Legba Carrefour
01/19/2017 at 17:28. Facebook
Noam Chomsky reminds us that the United States is no stranger to election interference; in fact, it is an expert in this arena.

Noam Chomsky on the Long History of US Meddling in Foreign Elections
01/19/2017 at 16:24. Facebook
"Donald Trump will be sworn in as the next president of the United States of America, and people are already lighting themselves on fire at the prospect," writes William Rivers Pitt.

The Last Day Before Donald
01/19/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
Little is known about how exonerated prisoners struggle to rebuild the lives and the livelihoods they have lost.

What Happens to Innocent People When They Are Freed?
01/18/2017 at 22:16. Facebook
Republican officials have consistently challenged an Obama administration rule that would expand who gets overtime pay. Now, Trump may decide if the rule survives.

How Trump Could Kill a Plan to Get You Overtime Pay
01/18/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Energy Transfer Partners' proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline would be the tail end of the controversial Dakota Access route, cutting through the heart of Louisiana's Cajun Country -- and resistors say they're ready to fight it.

Battle Against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Threatens to Become the Standing Rock of Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin
01/18/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
National Women's Liberation has called for a two-day women's strike from January 20 to 21 to coincide with both the inauguration and the Women's March.

Women Doing Paid and Unpaid Work Are Called to Strike: A Conversation With Erin Mahoney
01/18/2017 at 18:53. Facebook
How did the campaign to free Chelsea Manning win such an unlikely victory? "The reality is that this was a mass mobilization effort, keeping her story alive, led by Chelsea herself," says her lawyer Chase Strangio.

Chelsea Manning's Attorneys: Obama's Commutation Will Help Save Life of Jailed Army Whistleblower