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Protests over the killing of George Floyd continued on Wednesday at the Minneapolis 3rd Police Precinct. (Photo: Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via Getty Images) News
In Show of Solidarity, Public Transit Workers Refuse to Transport Police Units or Those Arrested at #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd Protests
"More than ever, we need a new civil rights movement that is joined with the labor movement."
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After Days of Protest, Police Officer Derek Chauvin Charged With 3rd Degree Murder for Killing George Floyd
"Don't think for a minute that Derek Chauvin would have been arrested if people in Minneapolis weren't standing up and fighting."
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S. David Freeman, Chief Energy Advisor, State of California, appears as the keynote speaker at the "Energy Summit" panel discussion, June 2, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) Views
S. David Freeman: Seven Decades of Participating in Power for All of Us
Freeman mocked the foolish embrace of fossil fuels and warned all who would listen about the deadly impact of coal, oil, and natural gas consumption on our environment.
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Pioneering AIDS Activist Larry Kramer—Whose "Rage Helped Inspire a Movement"—Dead at 84
"There is no question in my mind that Larry helped change medicine in this country," said Dr. Anthony Fauci. "And he helped change it for the better."
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New PEN America Report Warns Surge of Anti-Protest Laws in Trump Era Is 'Danger to Expressive Rights of All'
"There has been a determined movement, occurring largely outside the public eye, to delegitimize public protest and paint demonstrators as dangerous or even criminal."
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A sign directed voters to a polling location during the Florida presidential primary on March 17, 2020 at Miami Beach City Hall in Miami Beach, Florida. People headed to the polls to vote for their Republican and Democratic choice in their parties’ respective primaries during the Covid-19 outbreak. News
'Watershed Moment in Election Law' as Judge Rules 'Modern Day Poll Tax' in Florida Unconstitutional
Advocates for restoring the voting rights of people with past convictions welcomed the ruling as "a powerful reminder that no one can trump the U.S. Constitution."
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Activists gathered in San Francisco Thursday for a socially distanced protest targeting asset manager BlackRock. News
Climate Protesters Call Out 'Hot Air' of Financial Giant During BlackRock Annual Meeting
"The time for rhetoric and baby steps is long gone. BlackRock has to make substantial changes to its entire investment model in order to be the climate leader it claims to be."
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"They Don't Care for Our Lives": McDonald's Workers Strike Across US to Demand Better Protections From Covid-19
Organizers say scores of McDonalds workers have tested positive for Covid-19 in at least 16 states, but the company often doesn't notify employees when their coworkers are sick.
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On the night before JPMorgan Chase's annual shareholders meeting, activists with Stop the Money Pipeline projected 30-foot-tall images of people holding protest signs with messages calling on CEO Jamie Dimon to "stop funding fossil fuels" on a wall across from his apartment in New York City. News
'This Is Only the Beginning': JPMorgan Chase Faces Investor Revolt Over Financing Climate Destruction
"Shareholders today sent the message that it is past time for Chase to catch up with its peers, implement a strategy to decarbonize and de-risk its lending portfolio, and help build a more secure future for all."
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About 30 protesters gathered outside Royal Dutch Shell's headquarters in The Hague Tuesday to declare that the oil giant "must fall." News
'Shell Must Fall,' Climate Activists Declare at Oil Giant's Headquarters During Shareholders Meeting
"At shareholders meetings like this, money is the only priority—even if it is at the expense of integrity, people's lives, and the climate."
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