kamala harris

black maternal health

When Will the US Protect Black Women From Dying in Childbirth?

Across the United States, politicians are taking steps toward enacting legislation that reduces racist bias against pregnant Black women and infants. But there's still a challenging journey ahead.
Kimberly Lawson
4.16.19
politics

Five Takeaways from Bernie Sanders’s Appearance on 'The Breakfast Club'

Don't expect a reparation check in the mail if he's elected.
Taylor Hosking
3.4.19
sex work

Despite Track Record, Kamala Harris Says She Supports Decriminalizing Sex Work

In a new interview, the senator and presidential hopeful says that we shouldn't "criminalize consensual behavior," but has "no regrets" about supporting FOSTA/SESTA.
Leila Ettachfini
2.26.19
Op-Ed

The 2020 Democratic Frontrunners Need to Answer for Their Votes on SESTA

SESTA put my sex worker community in severe danger. We need to demand our candidates commit to better policy this primary.
Liara Roux
2.22.19
Views My Own

The Kamala Harris 'Reefergate' Scandal Is the Dumbest Story of the Year

Did the California senator pretend that she smoked weed to Snoop Dogg in college? Why are we talking about this?
Harry Cheadle
2.13.19
Views My Own

The Democratic Party Isn't as Left-Wing as You Think

Progressives have gotten a lot of attention, but the moderate, centrist core of the party is far from dead.
Harry Cheadle
2.1.19
politics

Kamala Harris Has to Reckon with the Democrats' 'Law and Order' Past

Kamala Harris is running as the candidate for "rule of law," but some progresssives see her as a symbol of an unjust system.
Eoin Higgins
1.24.19
kamala harris

Sex Workers Don’t Trust Kamala Harris

Harris’s record as a prosecutor and FOSTA advocate makes sex workers question who they’d vote for if it were her against Trump for president.
Samantha Cole
1.22.19
SURVEILLANCE

Senators Call on FCC To Investigate T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint Selling Location Data to Bounty Hunters

After Motherboard’s article, Senators Kamala Harris, Mark Warner, and Ron Wyden are coming out against telcos who are selling their customers' location data.
Joseph Cox
1.9.19
Late Capitalism

The 2020 Presidential Race Will Put Capitalism's Evils on Full Display

Socialism is so hot right now, but Joe Biden is still popular. Get ready for a weird, wild ride.
Matt Taylor
1.8.19
supreme court

Kamala Harris Stumps Brett Kavanaugh with Abortion Question

Senator Kamala Harris forced Brett Kavanaugh to admit he doesn't know of any laws that legislate men's bodies.
Marie Solis
9.6.18
politics

'It's Just the Right Thing to Do': Kamala Harris Sponsors Single-Payer Bill

Last night, the California senator announced her plans to co-sponsor Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" bill.
Gabby Bess
8.31.17
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