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With Human Rights Crisis Still Underway, Fast to End 'Zero Tolerance' Takes Aim at Trump's Cruelty
"We don't want people in shackles and tent cities for a misdemeanor."
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Barbara Lee Urges UN to Probe Trump's Human Rights Abuses at Border as Violation of International Law
"I am appalled by the reports and images from detention facilities in Texas and other states along the border, where more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents by border patrol agents."
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'To Make It Easier to Screw the Poor,' Trump Wants to Massively Reorganize Federal Government
Provisions of this "closely guarded" plan reportedly include merging the Education and Labor Departments, and creating a welfare "megadepartment"
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Trading 'One Form of Child Abuse for Another,' Trump Executive Order Called a Sham, Not a Fix
"Instead of imprisoning children in separate internment camps away from their parents, this administration will now imprison children in the same internment camps as their parents."
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'Outraged, But Frankly Not Surprised': In Defense of Serial Violator Israel, US Ditches UN Human Rights Council
Move decried as latest "example of how unconditional support for Israel means you can't support human rights standards anywhere for anyone. Israel threatens entire international system for defending human rights, such as it is."
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Progressives Denounce Democratic Senators for Trying to Keep Trump on a 'Permanent War Footing' in Korea
After the president revealed he wants to eventually bring home troops stationed in South Korea, Democrats introduced a bill that aims to prevent him from doing so
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Sanders Spearheads Call to Defeat Economic System That 'Deliberately' Creates 'Massive' Poverty in US
The lawmakers emphasize "our sacred responsibility to provide a safety net for those in need."
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Amid Warnings Saudi Attack Will Plunge Yemen Into Famine, Urgent Demand for US to End 'Complicity in This Atrocity'
"For years we have watched American politicians proclaim their concern over the immense human suffering caused by the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen, and now is the chance to turn that concern into action."
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'No Such Thing as a Small Nuclear Weapon': Barbara Lee Condemns GOP for Embracing Mini-Nukes
"Given the instability in the world and in this White House, provoking nuclear brinksmanship is beyond reckless."
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131 House Dems Help GOP Pass Massive Pentagon Budget That Includes Billions for Expanded Nuclear Arsenal
"Instead of a blueprint for peace and security, this NDAA continues the practice of endless war with no input or oversight from our congressional leaders," lamented Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)
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