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London and NYC Mayors Call on Every Major City in the World to Divest From Climate-Destroying Fossil Fuels
"Instead of having to move cities, let's move money!"
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Protesters call for the closure of the Rikers prison complex and for no new prisons to be built. (Photo: No New Jails) News
It's Not the End of the Fight, Say Justice Advocates, as New York City Passes Plan to Close Notorious Rikers, Open New Jails
"We should be fighting mass incarceration and all cages."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks during a rally in Washington Square Park on September 16, 2019 in New York. News
Lack of Transparency Surrounding Working Families Party's Warren Endorsement Raises Concerns
"Last I checked, transparency isn't a radical idea."
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'Holy Smokes, This Thing Could Get HUGE': NYC Public Schools to Let Students #ClimateStrike
"They are finally treating the crisis like a crisis," said 14-year-old New Yorker and climate striker Alexandria Villaseñor.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) gestures during the first round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 30, 2019. News
No Billionaires for Bernie: Alone Among Democratic Frontrunners, Sanders Gets No Cash From Wealthiest Americans
"Zero billionaire donors. None. Nada."
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On the five year anniversary of Eric Garner's death, and one day after federal prosecutors declined to bring charges against the arresting police officer Daniel Pantaleo, activists join Garner's family members, including his five year old daughter Legacy, to march around the neighborhood where Garner lived and died on July 17, 2019 in Staten Island, New York City. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) News
#FirePantaleo: Demands for Justice as NYPD Officer Who Used Fatal Chokehold on Eric Garner Gets Suspension
Department puts Daniel Pantaleo on suspension after administrative judge recommends firing
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 When 10 people are "debating" multiple large policy topics, as we saw with the first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night in Miami, you get about what you might expect: a mess. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The First Democratic Debate Was a Circus
Key policy questions were left hanging as the conversation flitted from topic to topic
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during the first night of the Democratic presidential debate on June 26, 2019 in Miami, Florida. A field of 20 Democratic presidential candidates was split into two groups of 10 for the first debate of the 2020 election, taking place over two nights at Knight Concert Hall of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
Warren's Medicare for All Moment Was Critical
The 2020 candidate had been more equivocal on single-payer in the past. Not at the first debate.
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The candidates who will be on the stage for Wednesday's debate are:  Sen. Elizabeth Warren; Sen. Cory Booker; former Rep. Beto O’Rourke; Sen. Amy Klobuchar; former Rep. John Delaney; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard; former Housing Secretary Julián Castro; Rep. Tim Ryan; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. (Image: NBC News) News
WATCH LIVE: First 2020 Democratic Primary Debate Tonight in Miami
Here's what you need to know about Wednesday night's debate
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It was disturbing how few of the candidates appear to have given the matter any serious thought. (Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr) Views
Most Democratic Candidates Still Afraid to Criticize Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Rights
Because of the pervasive presence and power of pro-Israel forces, elected officials have long taken a “hands off” approach to dealing with this issue
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