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'Literally Murderous': In Latest Healthcare Sabotage, Trump to Take ACA Website Offline Repeatedly During Signup Period
"There was no reason to do this last year, and there's no reason to do it now—except to make it harder for American families to sign up for health care coverage."
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As UN Report Warns of Looming Climate Catastrophe, 13 Stories From Front Lines of Fight for Fossil-Free Future
The collection "shows readers why we should all care more for this existential fight, and how each one of us can make the difference, not only through personal choices, but joining others, building grassroot movements from the ground up."
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Hundreds of Lawmakers and Organizations Demand State Dept. Stop Excluding Women's Rights From Human Rights Reports
Nearly 100 civil society organizations, 129 members of Congress sent letters to Secretary of State Pompeo this week
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'Glimmer of Hope' for Yemen as Khanna Invokes War Powers Act to End US Support for Saudi-Led Slaughter of Civilians
"This resolution should be a no-brainer for Congress. What more do they need to finally end this tragedy?"
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'Seriously Big Deal' as NYC and London Mayors Call on Cities Worldwide to Divest From Fossil Fuels
Declaration from Bill de Blasio and Sadiq Khan comes between weekend #RiseForClimate actions and ahead of a global climate summit in San Francisco
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Across All Seven Continents, #RiseForClimate Actions Demand Elected Leaders Commit to Fossil-Free Future
"We won't stop until we've won a 100 percent clean and renewable energy economy that protects our planet, livelihoods, and democracy."
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Worldwide #RiseForClimate Events Kick Off to Demand Action on Crisis of Warming Planet
"Climate change is the defining issue of our time," say 350.org's executive director. "It is a crisis of democracy, justice, and human rights."
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House Democrats Praised for New War Powers Resolution to End US Support for 'Catastrophic War in Yemen'
"The U.S. must stop aiding those that deliberately conduct illegal attacks on weddings, hospitals, and children in school buses."
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Activists rally and call on the Trump administration to meet the court ordered deadline to return immigrant children to their families after being separated at the southern border, outside Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan, July 25, 2018 in New York City News
With Nearly 500 Children Still in Custody, Rep. Barbara Lee Slams Trump Over 'Government-Sanctioned Child Abuse'
More than five weeks have passed since a federal court-ordered deadline to reunite all families
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'Absolutely Repulsive': After $1.5 Trillion Tax Giveaway to the Rich, Trump Cancels Modest Pay Raise for Federal Workers
"President Trump pushed through a tax scam that gave unprecedented handouts to billionaires and corporations—but believes it's too expensive to pay hardworking federal workers a reasonable wage."
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