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People react after the verdict was read in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) News
'Let This Be a Turning Point': Chauvin Conviction Sparks Calls for 'True Justice'
"This verdict is not a substitute for policy change."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) speaks during a press conference to reintroduce the Green New Deal in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) News
'It Is a Revolution': Ocasio-Cortez and Markey Reintroduce Green New Deal Resolution
"We are in a civilization-altering moment in our history and it's time for America's political leaders to muster the courage and moral clarity to pass the Green New Deal," said the Sunrise Movement's executive director.
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The U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of the SAFE Banking Act, which, if passed by the Senate and President Joe Biden, would give state-legal cannabis businesses access to banks and other financial institutions. (Photo: Darren415/iStock/Getty Images Plus) News
US House Passes 'Hugely Important' Bill to Let Legal Marijuana Businesses Access Banks
"A supermajority of the House has voted affirmatively to recognize that the legalization and regulation of marijuana is a superior public policy to prohibition and criminalization."
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According to a statement from Ocasio-Cortez's office, the two lawmakers will be joined Tuesday by congressional colleagues and allies for an 11:00 am press conference to reintroduce the Green New Deal resolution itself as well as discuss a growing slate of companion legislation inspired by its guiding principles. (Image: Office of Sen. Ed Markey) News
'The Time Is Now': Watch Live as Ocasio-Cortez, Markey Reintroduce Green New Deal Resolution
"The Green New Deal envisions a ten-year national mobilization to fight the interconnected economic, social, racial, and climate crises gripping our country," said a statement from AOC's office.
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"Limiting cancellation to only those borrowers who hold certain types of loans and degrees would deny relief to many struggling borrowers," as would "arbitrary cancellation cutoffs based on income," a coalition of civil rights groups explained on April 19, 2021. (Photo: Debt Collective via Facebook) News
Civil Rights Groups Call for Universal Cancellation of $50,000 in Student Debt
"The only solution that addresses the harms of the past and clears the landscape to create a better system going forward is to cancel $50,000 of student debt per borrower."
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The skyline of St. Louis, Missouri seen from across the Mississippi River in East St. Louis, Illinois. (Photo: Keith Yahl/Flickr/cc) News
'This Whole Thing Is About Saving Lives': Bush, Ocasio-Cortez Introduce Green New Deal for Cities
"The urgency of this climate crisis and environmental racism demands that we equip our cities and our local governments with this funding."
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A mural painted by Sam Flores is introduced during a community gathering and job fair as West Virginians take action for an economic recovery and infrastructure package prioritizing climate, care, jobs, justice and call on Congress to pass the THRIVE Act on April 08, 2021 in Charleston, West Virginia. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images for Green New Deal Network) News
Climate Movement Applauds Coal Miners' Demand for Just Transition, Green Jobs
"As we confront a next wave of energy transition, we must take steps now to ensure that things do not get worse for coal miners, their families, and communities, but in fact get better."
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.; front row, second from left) takes part in the July 31, 2019 "Make Detroit the Engine of the Green New Deal" rally. (Photo: Becker1999/Flickr/cc) News
Poll Finds Majority of US Voters Back Green New Deal and Want Lawmakers to Co-Sponsor Resolution
The Data for Progress survey also found that an overwhelming majority of all likely voters favor the GND's individual components.
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Climate activists held multiple days of protests at BlackRock offices around the world to raise awareness about about upcoming shareholder votes. (Photo: BlackRock's Big Problem) News
Climate Activists Put 'All Eyes on BlackRock' With Protests Demanding Shareholder Action
"We're giving notice that we'll be watching to see if BlackRock will actually pour any water on the flames it has started. We're here because we can't fix our planet with promises, only action can do that."
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A nurse inoculates a man with an AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 at the Alonso Suazo healthcare center in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on March 15, 2021, as over 48,000 doses donated by COVAX started to be administered to employees of the country's Health Secretariat. (Photo: Orlando Sierra/AFP via Getty Images) News
Covid-19 Death Toll Tops 3 Million, Bolstering Call for #PeoplesVaccine
"As things stand, many countries in the southern hemisphere may not manage to achieve widespread vaccination until 2024. This long delay puts us all at risk."
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