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Trump Called 'Mass Murderer' After White House Docs Show He Lied About Recent Covid-19 Surge
The congressman who released the reports said they reveal "Trump's contempt for science and refusal to lead during this crisis have allowed the coronavirus to surge."
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks during a news conference in the Hart Senate Office Building on October 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Senate Republicans are looking to hold a confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Monday, October 26, just over a week before Election Day. (Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images) News
Rights Advocates and Dems Reiterate Calls to #BlockBarrett as McConnell Vows to Confirm Trump Nominee on Monday
"If we're to have courts that protect equal justice for everyone, we need a nominee who will defend our civil and human rights. Amy Coney Barrett is not that nominee."
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Grand Juror in Breonna Taylor Case Speaks Out, Accusing AG Cameron of Misrepresenting Proceedings
A judge ruled that grand jury records regarding the Taylor case should be released so the public can determine whether "publicly elected officials are being honest."
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Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) and three of her House Democratic colleagues introduced a bill on October 20, 2020 to fund mental health first responder units in a bid to reduce police violence against mentally ill people. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)  News
Proposal by Katie Porter, House Dems Would Fund Mental Health First Responders to Reduce Police Violence
The co-sponsors cited research showing people with mental illnesses are 16 times more likely to be killed by law enforcement officers.
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House Democrats on Tuesday introduced the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act. (Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/19779889@N00/">arbyreed</a>/flickr/cc)</p> News
Advocates Welcome 'Inspiring' Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act as 'Exactly What America Needs Right Now'
"By presenting smart, focused solutions to the climate crisis, this pioneering legislation propels the oceans into the heart of the climate debate in Congress."
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Youth climate activists hold signs during a Climate Strike youth protest outside of Chevron headquarters on Sept. 27, 2019, in San Ramon, California. Hundreds of activists and their supporters were calling for the company to abandon fossil fuels by 2025. (PHOTO BY JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES) Views
Young Activists Aren’t Waiting For Anyone
Older generations have generally favored "nowism," which privileges short-term well-being at the expense of long-term environmental and societal sustainability. And today’s youth are done with it.
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A Board of Election worker assists a voter during New York's Democratic presidential primary in Brooklyn on June 23, 2020. (Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images) News
Coalition of Advocacy and Business Groups Call On Election Officials to Uphold 'Sacred Responsibility' to Democratic Principles
"We know you understand the importance of your role in preserving our fragile democracy," the groups wrote.
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Protesters at a rally against President Donald Trump in San Francisco, January 20 2017. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Pax Ahimsa Gethen. CC BY-SA 4.0.) Views
Fascism in America
Words matter. We must call what is happening in the US by its true name.
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Amid Trump's Politicization of FDA, California Joins New York in Vowing to Independently Review Coronavirus Vaccines
"L ike our approach to Covid-19, when it comes to a vaccine, California will be guided by science."
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'The Gilded Age Is Here Again': Billionaire Wealth Has Surged by $931 Billion During Seven Months of Pandemic, Economic Collapse
"The juxtaposition between surging billionaire wealth and the imploding livelihoods of ordinary Americans is grotesque and unseemly."
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