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'Beyond Barbaric': Internal Govt Report Reveals Migrants Forced to Stand on Toilets for Breathing Space at Overcrowded US Detention Center
"This is insane. Not only can they not move, they can't breathe, they can't eat, they can't do anything like this. Children have died and will continue to die if this is not stopped now."
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In Latest Attack on Women and Trans People, Trump Invites Medical Providers to Discriminate Against Already-Marginalized Patients
"Trans people are being killed in the street and the administration wants to help facilitate more death."
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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) speaks to supporters of legislation she introduced Wednesday with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) that would impose a fractional tax on Wall Street transactions. News
'A Small Tax on Wall Street to Make Big Change': Bernie Sanders and Barbara Lee Introduce New Financial Transaction Tax
"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."
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President Donald J. Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton, at the White House on Thursday, April 11, 2019. News
No War With Iran, Say 62 Groups in Letter to Congress
"Trump and his National Security Advisor John Bolton are taking this country to the brink of a completely avoidable military confrontation."
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Workers Around World Mark May Day With Marches and Rallies Demanding Fair Wages and Workplace Justice
"Our rights weren't gifted. They were won by workers who refused to accept second best."
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Outpouring of Sorrow After More Than 200 Killed in Easter Sunday Bombings in Sri Lanka
Officials warned against the spread of "racial disharmony" after the attacks
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"Don't Listen to Barr—Read Mueller's Words Yourself": Here Is the Special Counsel's Report
"Congress must be given the full report and Congress must determine what needs to be redacted," said Karen Hobert Flynn, president of the government watchdog group Common Cause
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As Trump Threatens to Ship Undocumented Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities, Those Cities Say: We Will Welcome Them
"Bold move going from 'We're getting rid of Sanctuary Cities' to 'We will use Sanctuary Cities for their intended purpose.'"
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'Tax the Rich!' Conference Brings Together Policy Experts and Progressive Millionaires Benefiting From #TrumpTaxScam
"Taxing the rich isn't complicated. It's our moral imperative!"
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Progressive Democrats Threaten to Tank $733 Billion in 'Crazy' Pentagon Spending If Social Programs Not Also Boosted
"How can we keep giving more money to the Pentagon than it needs when 40 million live in poverty, 34 million have no health insurance, and 140 million can't afford basic needs without going into debt?"
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