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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
WATCH: Jewish American Podcast Host Katie Halper Battles Laura Ingraham Over Right-Wing Anti-Sentimism
Arguing that those attacking Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) this week have exhibited more anti-Semitism in their attacks on her for a tweet in which the congresswoman criticized the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), lefty radio and podcast host Katie Halper, who is Jewish, went on the air...
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Sunday, February 10, 2019
'Shame on Sackler': Massive Protest Breaks Out Over Guggenheim Museum's Ties to Big Pharma
Demonstrators inside New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum staged a "die in" and dropped thousands of paper slips designed to look like of OxyContin prescriptions Saturday night to protest the facility's ties to the billionaire Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma and has been accused of...
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Tuesday, February 05, 2019
The State of the Union: Trump, Abrams, and Sanders Address the Nation
Just in case you missed any of these. President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address on Tuesday night. It was, according to progressives, very bad. Watch: Following the president's address, 2018 gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams of Georgia delivered the official...
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Sunday, February 03, 2019
#ExecutiveTime Takes Off on Twitter After 3 Months of Trump's Daily Schedules Leaked
Somebody inside the Trump White House leaked three month's worth of the president's daily schedule, which Axios published on Sunday afternoon, and the internet quickly took up the cause by ridiculing the nation's chief executive for the amount of time he reportedly spends holed up in his private...
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Friday, February 01, 2019
Calling for Nation to Turn 'Common Pain' Into 'Common Purpose,' Cory Booker Is Running for President
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced his candidacy for U.S. president on Friday morning, signing the official papers, launching a new website , and sharing his first campaign ad online. "I'm running for president. Join me on this journey," Booker said in a tweet sharing the video. "In America,"...
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Demonstrators at the 'March for Climate' rally in the eastern French city of Strasbourg News
Sunday, January 27, 2019
People Power: 160,000 European Protesters Demand Action on Climate Crisis
At least 80,000 people marched in a cold rain in Brussels Sunday in another massive protest demanding that the European Union take urgent and far-reaching action to address the world's climate crisis. Sunday's march was the fourth climate march in the past three weeks—each one significantly bigger...
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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo votes before addressing the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council in a meeting which was requested by the United States to offer a statement on the current situation in for Venezuela on January 26, 2019 in New York City. News
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Trump's 'Axis of Evil': Pompeo, Bolton & Abrams
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on countries to "pick a side" on Venezuela, urging them to back opposition leader Juan Guaido in a Saturday speech at the UN Security Council in New York. "Now, it is time for every other nation to pick a side. No more delays, no more games. Either you stand...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Open Letter by Over 70 Scholars and Experts Condemns US-Backed Coup Attempt in Venezuela
As many American lawmakers, pundits, and advocacy groups remain conspicuously silent in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to formally recognize Venezuela's opposition leader as the "interim president"—a move that was denounced as open support for an attempted coup d'état—renowned...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Subpoenaed by Senate Intel Committee
The Senate Intelligence Committee, CNN was the first to report on Thursday, has officially subpoenaed Michael Cohen, the former private attorney and fixer of President Donald Trump, despite a request earlier this week by Cohen's legal team for his separately scheduled testimony before a House...
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Demonstrators at the Women's March in Washington, D.C. on January 19, 2019.  News
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez Delivers Powerful Call for Justice as Third Women's March Kicks Off
"Justice is about the water we drink. Justice is about the air we breathe. Justice is about how easy it is to vote. Justice is about how much ladies get paid. Justice is about if we can stay with our children after we have them for a just amount of time." So declared Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
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