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Hit by Historic Flooding From Imelda, Houston Offers Stark Reminder of Why Millions Are Joining Climate Strike
"It's crystal clear that this is a climate emergency. It's time those in Washington started acting like it."
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Greenpeace activists hang off of a bridge above the Houston Ship Channel last week. News
Facing State Felony Charges for Disrupting 'Critical Infrastructure,' Greenpeace Activists Denounce Fossil Fuel 'Bullying Tactic'
"The most dangerous thing about that shipping channel wasn't the activists—it was and continues to be fossil fuel executives' reckless plans to push us further towards climate chaos."
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President Donald Trump greets India Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 Japan Summit Friday, June 28, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. News
'Birds of a Feather, Fascist Together': Critics Decry Trump's Decision to Join India's Modi Onstage at Houston Event
"I don't know what's more embarasssing—that Modi will appear beside Trump or that Trump will appear beside Modi. Both countries have my condolences."
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston. News
Despite GOP Death Threat, Beto Doubles Down on "We're Going to Take Your AR-15" Promise
"Hell yeah, we're going to take your AR-15 and your AK-47."
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Austin, Texas Becomes First US City to Fund Travel Expenses for Patients Obtaining Abortion Care
"Every day, anti-abortion extremists at the Texas legislature wake up and think about how to restrict access to abortion. Today, the Austin City Council fought back."
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'Incredibly Important Moment': Warren Endorses Congressional Progressive Primary Challengers Jessica Cisneros and Marie Newman
"It's a breath of fresh air to have candidates for president who remember what the Democratic Party should stand for."
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'Not Enough': Critics Say Walmart Must Go Beyond Corporate PR and Half-Measures on Guns
"We can't rely on corporations to stop gun violence."
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'Carnage That Could Have Been Prevented': West Texas Mass Shooting Provokes Fresh Calls for Stricter Gun Laws
"We've already lost far too many to gun violence—Congress must act now."
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Karina Cardoso and Linda Nevarez hold their cellphone flashlights up during an Aug. 4 vigil in El Paso for the victims of the Walmart shooting. (Photo: Lola Gomez/American-Statesman) Views
Violent White Supremacists Threaten Basic Civil Rights—and Our Lives
The federal government can largely stamp out domestic terrorism—or fan the flames.
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In Face of Violence, Racist Rhetoric, and Mass ICE Raids, Latinx Community Leaders Publish Letter Declaring, 'We Will Not Be Silenced'
"We won't stop organizing for ourselves, our children, and for the soul of this nation."
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