Court case says Google, social media don’t have right to censor

Court case says Google, social media don’t have right to censor

The full District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals is being asked to take up a case that alleges social media companies, including Google and Facebook, are a “place of public accommodation,” meaning they are not allowed to censor conservative content. Lawyer Larry Klayman, the founder of Freedom Watch and a former federal prosecutor who…

A Revolution’s Evolution: Inside Extinction Rebellion’s Attempt to Reform its Climate Activism

A Revolution’s Evolution: Inside Extinction Rebellion’s Attempt to Reform its Climate Activism

The honeymoon for Extinction Rebellion, the hugely influential climate activist group, ended on Oct. 17, 2019. From its launch, a year earlier, until that day, it seemed like the group might have cr…

Fix Our Planet: Electrify Everything!

Fix Our Planet: Electrify Everything!

The future could be awesome. Solving climate change and improving everyones lives in the bargain is possible. But so far it has proven politically impossible. Our climate policies and Green New Deals…

Activists in cowsuits protest outside Fonterra with milk and coal

Activists in cowsuits protest outside Fonterra with milk and coal

About 40 activists dressed in cow suits dumped milk and coal outside Fonterras Christchurch offices to protest against the companys fossil fuel use. Thursday’s action by Extinction Rebellion comes …

Asylum seekers facing destitution need homes not cramped hotel rooms

Asylum seekers facing destitution need homes not cramped hotel rooms

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. While carrying out fieldwork for the National Audit Offic…

Humanity on track to soon hit 1.5ºC Paris Accord limit as atmospheric CO2 nears level not seen in 15 million years

Humanity on track to soon hit 1.5ºC Paris Accord limit as atmospheric CO2 nears level not seen in 15 million years

“It’s still not too late to avoid the worst effects of the #ClimateEmergency. But governments need to act NOW,” tweeted Greenpeace. As a United Nations agency released new climate projections showin…

The struggle to stop HS2

The struggle to stop HS2

Chris Packhams bid to get the courts to agree to hear a judicial review case against HS2 was heard yesterday and the judges will give their verdict on it in three weeks. But during those three weeks…

Ousted U.S. Attorney Berman testifies that Barr repeatedly pressured him to resign

Ousted U.S. Attorney Berman testifies that Barr repeatedly pressured him to resign

But Barr, later that night, issued a statement announcing Berman’s resignation anyway, which triggered Berman to publicly respond that he had done no such thing. The extraordinary exchange culminated…

Pelosi rejects White House’s $1 trillion price tag for pandemic relief

Pelosi rejects White House’s $1 trillion price tag for pandemic relief

Pelosi said that Congress needed to approve that package and send it to President Donald Trumps desk by the end of this month, when lawmakers are slated to depart for their August recess. Its the sam…

More than 400 million years ago, this fish had teeth quite like yours

More than 400 million years ago, this fish had teeth quite like yours

From sharks to humans, jawed vertebrates have very neat and symmetrical sets of teeth. But at what point in the amazing history of life on Earth did the system for growing teeth in such an orderly f…