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Saturday, December 15, 2018
'Morally Unacceptable': Final Deal Out of COP24 Sorely Lacking in Urgency and Action, Climate Campaigners Say
"The weak outcome of this COP runs contrary to stark warnings of the IPCC report and growing demand for action from citizens."
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Federal Court's 'Disastrous' Affordable Care Act Ruling Only Bolsters Case for Medicare for All, Advocates Say
"Republicans should be careful what they wish for. If the Supreme Court ultimately strikes down the Affordable Care Act, it will speed the day when America finally moves to Medicare for All."
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Facing 17 Ethics Investigations and a Subpoena From House Dems, Ryan Zinke Set to Resign by End of the Year
"Zinke's days of plundering our lands and enriching himself and his friends are over."
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Friday, December 14, 2018
As Grassroots Momentum Surges, Over 300 Local Officials From 40 States Declare Support for Green New Deal
"We must protect our planet through actions big and small to wean ourselves from fossil fuels. There is no greater imperative."
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A young person sporting a #ClimateStrike shirt at the COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland on Friday holds up her hands to display a message: "My Future in Your Hands." COP24 Organizers Accused of Censoring Climate Campaigners While Letting Pro-Fossil Fuel Message Flourish
New reporting by Agence France-Presse shows U.N. organizers asked for "dirty energy" reference to be removed from video that would be projected within summit venue
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Quoting Dr. Seuss, Court Throws Out Pipeline Permit and Implores Forest Service to 'Speak for the Trees' Instead of Corporate Polluters
Developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project planned for the pipeline to cut across two national forests and the Appalachian Trail
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke alongside Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) Thursday after the Senate passed their War Powers resolution to end U.S. involvment in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. After Senate's Passage of War Powers Resolution, Sanders Tees Up Pressure on House to End US Involvement in Yemen
"My hope is that if we can put enough pressure on Paul Ryan and the Republicans in Congress, something can change," Vermont senator says
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'A Very Dark Day for Democracy': Scott Walker Signs Wisconsin GOP's 'Legislative Coup' Into Law
"This is the kind of thing autocrats do," declared journalist Ari Berman
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baby powder ads Borrowing From Big Tobacco's Playbook, Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos in Baby Powder for Decades: Reuters
One attorney said 1970s memos that have surfaced due to recent lawsuits are "on par with key docs uncovered in the tobacco litigation."
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'Good First Step' as DeVos Forced to Cancel $150M in Student Loan Debt for Thousands Scammed by For-Profit Schools
"It's disappointing that it took a court order to get Secretary DeVos to begin providing debt relief to students left in the lurch by predatory for-profit colleges."
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'Indefensible': 7-Year-Old Child's 'Horrific' Death in DHS Custody Prompts Outrage
"If this isn't the America we want to be, now is the time to be loud about it."
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climate activists 'Stand With People, Not Polluters': Sit-In on Last Day of COP24 Highlights #PeoplesDemands for Ambitious Climate Action
More than 150 representatives from movements across the globe came together in protest at the "corporate-captured U.N. climate talks"
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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Yellow Vest Uprising Exposes Urgent Need for Rapid Energy Transition That Stiffs Elites, Lifts the Working Class
"There will be no justice unless those who are responsible for emissions—namely multinationals and the better off in society who consume the most, are those who bear the brunt of the cost of transition."
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'Historic Victory' as Senate Votes to End U.S. Involvement in 'Unauthorized War' in Yemen
"This vote immediately diminishes U.S. political support for the war and puts more pressure on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end their brutal tactics and negotiate an end to the war."
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Ceasefire is Reached, While US House Undermines Efforts to End Complicity in War
"It is the deeds, not the words of the parties to the conflict that will decide if Yemeni civilians get the relief they deserve—lives remain on the line."
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police Bomb Threat Hoax Emails Spark Nationwide Evacuations at Offices, Hospitals, News Outlets, and Schools
Regional police departments have said that the threatening messages, which demanded payments via Bitcoin, don't appear to be credible
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'Sore Loser Loses Again': Federal Judge Rejects GOP Lawsuit, Defends Mainers' Right to Ranked Choice Voting
"With this historic ruling, we predict that Ranked Choice Voting will sweep the nation."
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After 30 Years Studying Climate, Scientist Declares: "I've Never Been as Worried as I Am Today"
And colleague says "global warming" no longer strong enough term. "Global heating is technically more correct because we are talking about changes in the energy balance of the planet."
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Facebook 'They Are a Terrible Company': Fact-Checkers Speak Out About Facebook's Faux Effort to Fight 'Fake News'
"They are more interested in making themselves look good and passing the buck," says one former fact-checker, describing the initiative as nothing more than corporate public relations
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Global Divestment Movement Celebrates Vow of 1,000 Institutions, With Nearly $8 Trillion in Assets, to Ditch Fossil Fuels
"The momentum has been driven by a people-powered grassroots movement—it's ordinary people pushing their local institutions to take a stand against the fossil fuel industry."
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"You're Worth $1 Trillion. Why Do You Need Our $3 Billion?" Angry New Yorkers Confront Amazon Execs at City Council Meeting
The online retail giant has said its new headquarters in New York will create 25,000 jobs for residents—a claim one protester derided as "smoke and mirrors"
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Detained Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone Watchdog Raises Alarm About 'New Normal' as Hundreds of Journalists Worldwide Jailed for Doing Their Jobs
"The terrible global assault on journalists that has intensified in the past few years shows no sign of abating."
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'We See You Stephen Miller': White House Reportedly Considering 'Despicable' and 'Racist' Plan to Deport Vietnam War Refugees
"Let me translate this for you: Trump wants to deport Vietnamese grannies who have been living here for more than 40 years."
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FBI Files Show Agents Tracked Non-Violent 350.org Climate Activists as Part of 'Domestic Terrorism Case'
"The fact that the FBI is tracking civil disobedience arrests and logging that information into FBI files is quite troubling."
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
'What a Despicable Sham': MSNBC's Chris Hayes Denounces Five House Democrats as 'Cowards' for Helping GOP to Block Yemen Vote
"What the hell is the point of Congress? Why are we starving children?" asked the outraged cable news anchor. "Someone make some affirmative argument for the policy, if you think it's so important to continue killing children. But to kill the possibility of a vote in the rules committee? Cowards."
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'Stand Up, Fight Back!' Protestors Storm Capitol as Michigan GOP Moves Ahead With Lame-Duck Coup
"We spoke loud and clear in November, and the sore loser Republicans are now shamelessly passing bill after bill to trample on the people and protect their 'power.'"
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ice To End Fear and Protect Justice, Dozens of Retired Judges Call on ICE to End Courthouse Arrests
"For courts to effectively do justice, ensure public safety, and serve their communities, the public must be able to access courthouses safely and without fear of retribution."
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Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, seeing little hope for a good outcome at COP24, just called for a global climate strike to take place Friday 'Whoever You Are, Wherever You Are, We Need You': 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Calls for Global Climate Strike
"Science has clearly told us that we need to act now to keep the planet within 1.5 degrees of warming," the young climate activist says in calling for day of action on Friday
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Refused Right to Seek Asylum, Honduran Refugees Demand Reparations for Destructive US Foreign Policy in Central America
"It may seem like a lot of money to you. But it is a small sum compared to everything the United States has stolen from Honduras."
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Rachael Denhollander accepts the 'Inspiration of the Year Award' onstage at Sports Illustrated 2018 Sportsperson of the Year Awards Show on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Receiving "Inspiration of the Year" Award From Christine Blasey Ford, First Nassar Accuser Says, "Be Willing to Hear the Truth"
"Her courage inspired other survivors to end their silence," Kavanaugh accuser Blasey Ford says of former gymnast Rachael Denhollander
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Ahead of Historic War Powers Vote to End US Complicity in Yemen, 'Tell Your Senators You'll Be Watching'
"We must finally end U.S. involvement in this humanitarian and strategic disaster," declared Sen. Bernie Sanders
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U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres Concluding #COP24 Without Bold Climate Action Plan 'Would Be Suicidal,' UN Chief Warns
"I do not want my granddaughters or anybody else's to suffer the consequences of our failures," says António Guterres, calling on world leaders to finalize an ambitious rulebook for the Paris agreement
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With or Without Theresa May, Says Corbyn, Brexit Chaos Proves Tory Party's "Total Inability to Govern"
"Whatever happens with her Conservative leadership vote today, it is utterly irrelevant to the lives of people across our country," the Labour leader declared
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'This Is Why People Hate Congress': With Buried Provision in Must-Pass Farm Bill, House GOP Uses Last Days in Power to Block Yemen Vote
"Speaker Ryan is not allowing a vote on my resolution to stop the war in Yemen because many Republicans will vote with us and he will lose the vote," responded Rep. Ro Khanna. "As a result, more Yemeni children will die."
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pelosi sit-in 'We Need an Unprecedented Transformation in Every Sector': 250 Climate Activists Stage Sit-in at Pelosi's San Francisco Office
Protest follows surge of support for the Green New Deal, with more than a dozen House Democrats signing on to the call since Monday
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Calling Promotion Betrayal of Planet, Groups Denounce Schumer for Giving 'Fossil Fuel Servant' Joe Manchin Top Spot on Energy Committee
"Appointing Senator Manchin as ranking member of the Energy Committee is completely at odds with any plan for real climate action."
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
In Early Holiday 'Gift to Polluters,' Trump Guts Protections for 60 Percent of Nation's Streams, Wetlands, and Waterways
"Piece by piece, molecule by molecule, Trump is handing over our country to corporate polluters and other industrial interests at the expense of our future."
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In Major Victory for Progressives, Democratic Leadership Abandons Tax Rule That Would Have Made Bold Agenda Impossible
"The removal of this harmful provision will help progressives pass college for all, Medicare for All, and other bold proposals that will deliver meaningful relief for working families," declared the Congressional Progressive Caucus
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Ted Lieu 'If You Don't Want Negative Search Results, Don't Do Negative Things,' Ted Lieu Tells GOP During Google Hearing
The Democrat from California used varied results from two Republican congressmen named Steve to debunk Republicans' claims the search engine is biased against them
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'For Taking Great Risks in Pursuit of Greater Truths,' Journalists Under Attack Named TIME Magazine's Person of the Year
"They are representative of a broader fight by countless others around the world...who risk all to tell the story of our time."
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"It's Called Transparency": Donald, Chuck, and Nancy Hold Rare Public Talks as Negotiations Erupt on Live TV
"That was wild," said NBC's correspondent after the "stunning" exchange between Democratic leaders and the president over wall funding and a looming government shutdown
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'A Cowardly Act': Democrat Leads Bipartisan Push to Sneak Criminalization of Pro-Palestinian BDS Campaign Into Must-Pass Spending Bill
"No Democrat who considers themselves to be a progressive—and no member of Congress who claims to defend free speech—should be co-sponsoring any anti-BDS legislation."
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arctic sea ice 'An Indication of What's Coming': Melting at North and South Poles Worse Than Previously Thought
While NOAA's annual report shows the Arctic has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice, NASA researchers have observed ice retreat in East Antarctica—a region they'd believed was stable
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'We Can't Enact Our Agenda Without Seats at the Table': Tens of Thousands Sign Petition Demanding Powerful Ways and Means Committee Seat for Ocasio-Cortez
"If you're ready for Medicare for All, lower drug prices, and a fair economy for everyone, this is our chance to put a progressive leader in an important position of power."
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Google China sign Human Rights Groups Blast Google for 'Actively Aiding China's Censorship and Surveillance Regime'
Ahead of CEO's congressional testimony, Amnesty International and others are calling on the company to #DropDragonfly—a censored search engine specifically designed for the country
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'Not Your Average Demonstration': Faith Leaders Arrested Demanding Demilitarization of US Border
"In the face of unfounded fear, racism, and violence, courageous action is necessary."
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As Schumer and Pelosi Offer Up $1.3 Billion, Progressives Say 'Not One Dime' Should Go to Trump's Anti-Immigrant Agenda
"Saying it louder for the people in the back: Start and with $0 for Donald Trump's border wall."
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Monday, December 10, 2018
'The System Is Shaken': As Yellow Vests Persist in France, Macron Bends With Minimum Wage Hike and Pension Tax Canceled
"I suppose that if the French had just been civil, Macron would have called for a rise in the minimum wage anyway."
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As Demand for Urgent Transformation Intensifies, New Study Shows Hotter Planet Making Extreme Weather Deadlier
"Hurricanes and wildfires and bleaching and drought... they're happening to us right now, and we face new and challenging risks of how they're going to affect us in the future."
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The Longview Power Plant, a coal-fired plant, stands on August 21, 2018 in Maidsville, West Virginia. As Trump Pushes Planetary Destruction at COP24, Investors Holding $32 Trillion Demand Bold Climate Action
'The transition to a low carbon economy presents numerous opportunities to create value, and investors who ignore the changing world do so at their own peril'
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'We Gonna Rise Up, Rise Up 'Til It's Won!': 140+ Arrested at Pelosi and Hoyer Offices as Youth-Led Protests Demand Green New Deal on Capitol Hill
More than 1,000 young Americans joined the youth-led group's demonstration on Capitol Hill
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"In the two months since our first action, we have expanded more than we imagined," Liam Geary Baulch, a U.K.-based Extinction Rebellion activist, told The Guardian. "We are now planning to change our structure so it can accommodate up to two million people." (Photo: Extinction Rebellion) As Uprising Spreads Across Globe, Naomi Klein and Noam Chomsky Among Signers of Open Letter Backing Extinction Rebellion
"The climate crisis is worsening much faster than previously predicted. This desperate situation can't continue."
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Supreme Court 'Victory' for Women as Supreme Court Rejects Case Challenging Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood
"We're thankful that people in Louisiana and Kansas will be able to access the care they need."
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#NoMoreExcuses: Mass Action on Capitol Hill to Demand Dems Back Green New Deal Instead of Fossil Fuel Interests
"Every day for the past three weeks we have been asking our leaders in Congress: will you stand with us, fight for our futures, and back a Green New Deal? Today, we're here for their answer."
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Donald Trump and his wife Melania fill out their ballots at a polling station in a school during the 2016 presidential elections on November 8, 2016 in New York. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/Getty Images) Sorry, Say Legal Experts, Creating Shell Company During 2016 Campaign for Secret Payments to Hide Extramarital Affairs Not 'Simple Private Transaction'
What the president claims was no big deal, say critics, was actually a very clear campaign violation and at least one member of Congress says they "certainly" could be "impeachable offenses"
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'These False Solutions Are a Joke': Trump's Pro-Coal Panel at COP24 Shut Down With Laughter by Climate Campaigners
"Trump's attempts to pander to coal industry executives despite deafening alarms that burning more fossil fuels will lead to more destructive climate catastrophes is more than just willful ignorance—it's criminally irresponsible."
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The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders
It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."
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Sunday, December 9, 2018
COP24 US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait Launch 'Ludicrous' Effort to 'Sabotage' Support for Key UN Climate Study
Politicians, activists, and experts sharply condemned the move, emphasizing that "we are talking about the future of the world."
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 "Yellow Vests" demonstration More Than a Thousand Arrested as Yellow Vests Protests Over Economic Frustration Rage on Across France
"The Gilets Jaunes that you see in the streets," said one organizer, "they're being bled dry financially. The wealth gap is getting wider, and we've reached a point where there are the very rich and the very poor."
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Saturday, December 8, 2018
stop the pipeline In Another Blow to Keystone XL, Judge Rules TransCanada Can't Conduct Pre-Construction Work
Indigenous and environmental groups as well as locals landowners celebrated the court victory, denouncing the proposed tar sands pipeline as "reckless and risky."
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Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort Mueller Says Paul Manafort's Plea Deal Void Because Former Trump Campaign Manager 'Told Multiple Discernible Lies'
Legal and ethics experts suggest new court filings on Manafort and Cohen could signal "the beginning of the end for Trump."
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Friday, December 7, 2018
Heather Heyer 'Small Measure of Justice for Heather Heyer' as Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. Convicted of Murdering Her With His Car
"Fields is the face of violent white supremacy in our country. Every last one of them must be held accountable."
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Michael Cohen In Sentencing Memo, Federal Prosecutors Seek 'Substantial' Prison Time for Trump Fixer Michael Cohen
Special Counsel Robert Mueller, meanwhile, is urging the judge to consider Cohen's contributions to his probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election
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'Complete Wiping Away of Clean Water Act': Trump EPA Rule Would Free Corporations to Pollute Nation's Water as Much as They Please
"As a result of the change, an estimated 60-90 percent of U.S. waterways could lose federal protections that currently shield them from pollution and development."
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Malala Yousafzai spoke Thursday at the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership to receive the Gleitsman Award Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai to US Congress: "Don't Greet Refugees With Tear Gas"
"Just be human," the Nobel Peace Prize winner says
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Winona LaDuke Winona LaDuke Calls for Indigenous-Led 'Green New Deal' as She Fights Minnesota Pipeline Expansion
"We have to make the next economy, and that next economy is going to be green. That next economy is going to have people like me making decisions."
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US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley After Rejecting US Resolution Condemning Hamas, UN Easily Passes Resolution Condemning Israeli Occupation
After her resolution fails, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley asks why other nations can't just "get over" the illegal occupation
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Celebrating a Congress That Looks 'Like America,' Ilhan Omar Shrugs Off Right-Wing Islamophobic Rant
"You're gonna have to just deal."
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Trump Nominates William Barr, a 'Fanatic Who Believes in Dictatorship of Executive Power,' for Attorney General
"William Barr has attacked the Mueller investigation and supported investigating Trump's political opponents. It's no wonder Trump nominated him to become the next attorney general."
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Inspired by the protests of 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young activists organized strikes in London—and across the globe—on Friday to demand bold climate action. (Photo: Terry Matthews/Extinction Rebellion/Twitter) Rich Nations Aren't 'Paying Their Fair Share' to Mitigate the Climate Crisis, Says Report Released at COP24
"Unless there is a fair deal that accounts for the legacy of climate change caused by industrialized developed countries, we will never have a sustainable global strategy."
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For Allowing Serial Sexual Abuser to Escape Justice, Demand Surges for Labor Secretary Acosta's Immediate Resignation
"While Acosta's record covering up for a depraved plutocrat makes him a good fit for the Trump administration, it should disqualify him from public service."
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Aquarius 'Europe Condemns People to Drown' by Forcing MSF Ship to Cease Migrant Rescue Missions
"Not only has Europe failed to provide search and rescue capacity, it has also actively sabotaged others' attempts to save lives."
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'To Defend the Indefensible,' Trump Picks Former Fox News Anchor to Push Dangerous US Foreign Policy at United Nations
"The worrying aspect of the U.S. is not a particular appointment but the aggressive, unilateralist foreign policy of the Trump administration. Global peace itself is being put at risk."
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Thursday, December 6, 2018
'Dirty, Dying, and Dangerous' Fossil Fuel Industry Only Winner as Trump's Coal Bailout Architect Confirmed to FERC
"The Senate's reckless decision to place Bernard 'Coal Bailout' McNamee on FERC is a major threat to the Commission's independence and integrity."
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'Lobbyists Are Here. Goldman Sachs Is Here. Where's Labor? Activists?' Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez Pull Back Curtain on Corporate-Sponsored Freshman Orientation
"One of the best parts of Ocasio-Cortez's arrival in D.C. as a new leader is that she notices, and is revolted by, the corrupt, corporatist rituals that are so embedded in D.C. culture that most politicians and journalists barely notice them."
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deer As Study Ties 'Great Dying' of 252 Million Years Ago to Current Climate Crisis, Experts Say Still Time for 'Different Path'
"Reading about this may make you may feel powerless, but collectively, our choices are the most powerful geological force in our planet's history."
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New Lancet Study Shows Right-Wing Attacks on Refugees and Migrants Based on 'White Nationalist Propaganda'—Not Facts
"Migrants commonly contribute more to the economy than they cost, and how we shape their health and well-being today will impact our societies for generations to come."
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With Power to Kneecap Bold Demand, Incoming Democratic Tax Committee Chair Says Medicare for All 'Not Realistic'
"Two decades of generous donations apparently gets you a powerful congressman willing to throw up roadblocks in front of universal healthcare."
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Greenland's ice is melting... 'Off the Charts': New Study Shows Greenland Ice Sheet Likely Hasn't Melted This Fast for More Than 7,000 Years
"Climate change is not a thing of the future. It's here now. It's clear."
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'Worst Possible Choice': Pressure Mounts on Schumer to Keep Pro-Coal Joe Manchin From Powerful Energy Post
"I have concerns because I don't think we should be financed by the industries that we are supposed to be legislating and regulating."
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amazon 'Peak Amazon' as Robot Sets Off Bear Spray, Sending 24 Fulfillment Center Workers to Hospital
Critics say the company "cannot continue to be let off the hook for putting hard working people's lives at risk."
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After Years of Fearmongering Mythical Threat of Voter Fraud, GOP 'Silence Now Deafening' as Real Election Fraud Exposed in North Carolina
"There's finally a case that looks like real, election-changing election fraud. It just so happens that it's alleged to have benefited a Republican. Suddenly, the North Carolina GOP is less concerned about the effects of fraud."
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
'A Great Shame': Taken From Oceans Around the World, 100% of Sea Turtles in New Study Had Plastics in Their Bellies
"How many more studies like this do we need for corporations to take strong action to curb the production of throwaway plastic which is predicted to quadruple by 2050?"
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Marchers in Philadelphia carry a sign reading Clean Energy Revolution While Trump Aims Again to Prop Up Coal, Campaigners Say Nothing 'Is Going to Change the Move Toward Clean Energy'
Trump's EPA is reportedly about to weaken an Obama-era regulation to allow for more new coal plants
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coal Record-High Carbon Emissions Show 'We Are Speeding Towards the Precipice of Irrevocable Climate Chaos'
"Brutal" new research offers a global "reality check" as world leaders discuss Paris accord goals at COP24
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"We're putting these congress members on notice and sending a clear message: The internet never forgets," declared Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future. (Photo: Fight for the Future) With Deadline to Save Net Neutrality Days Away, Here Are the 18 Democrats Still Siding With Telecom Donors Over Open Internet
"It's clear that these congressmembers are deep in the pockets of lobbyists at Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T. These telecoms have given them hundreds of thousands of dollars in 'campaign donations.'"
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Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir Iceland's "Anti-Trump" Prime Minister Joins Sanders-Varoufakis Open Call for Global Progressive Alliance
The Progressive International's open call was just revealed at the first-ever Sanders Institute Gathering
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Trump Lawyer and Cybersecurity Adviser Rudy Giuliani Accuses Twitter of 'Invading' His Account After Typing Error Results in Anti-Trump Website Link
"Giuliani spent 16 years as a security consultant and was originally brought on to the Trump team as a cybersecurity adviser. Be terrified."
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Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) Choosing #PeoplesOrientation, Pressley and Ocasio-Cortez Protest Right-Wing Backed Event for New Members of Congress
"I was sent to Washington to fight, alongside all of my colleagues—to save and to improve lives," declares Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley
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To Advance Bold Progressive Policies, Ocasio-Cortez Takes on Wall Street Democrat for Seat on Key Tax Committee
As Democratic leaders push conservative "pay-go" rule, the newly elected democratic socialist is pursuing solutions on the "scale of the crises we're facing."
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In 'Craven' Bait-and-Switch Attack on Workers, Michigan GOP Guts Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Proposals
"Imagine hating working-class people this much."
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'Time to Walk the Walk': Ocasio-Cortez Announces 'At Least' $15 Wage for Interns
The culture of the unpaid DC internship, says one expert on the issue, is part of "a very nasty system that keeps rich people in control"
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meat and butcher Slash Meat Consumption and Avert Climate Catastrophe, Says New Blueprint for 'Sustainable Food Future' by 2050
The report features 22 proposals to feed the growing human population
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'Democracy Dies...in the Early Morning Light' as Wisconsin GOP Rams Through 'Lame Duck Legislative Coup'
"Scott Walker may be on the way out of office for the first time in a quarter century, but his corrosive brand of politics lives on in his fellow Republicans."
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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Republicans After Briefing With CIA Chief: Yeah, Saudi Crown Prince Definitely Had Jamal Khashoggi Killed
"I think he's complicit in the murder of Mr. Khashoggi to the highest level possible," said Sen. Lindsey Graham
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'We Are In a State of Insurrection': Deep Inequality and Macron's Dedication to Elites Fuel Yellow Vest Uprising in France
"The French don't want crumbs, they want a baguette."
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Scott Walker and Wisconsin GOP Claim Protests Overblown, But Just Read the Full Details of Their Plan to Dismantle Democracy
Republicans claim to be confused about the outrage their plan has sparked, but the specifics show Wisconsinites are entirely justified in calling the legislation "a coup"
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UN Secretary General António Guterres seated next to 15-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who explained that while the world consumes an estimated 100 million barrels of oil each day, "there are no politics to change that. There are no politics to keep that oil in the ground. So we can longer save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed." (Photo: UNFCC COP24 / Screenshot) 'We Have Not Come Here to Beg World Leaders to Care,' 15-Year-Old Greta Thunberg Tells COP24. 'We Have Come to Let Them Know Change Is Coming'
"We can no longer save the world by playing by the rules," says Greta Thunberg, "because the rules have to be changed."
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'What Is the FCC Hiding?' As Net Neutrality Deadline Looms, Agency Refuses FOIA Requests for Crucial Records
"Something here is rotten—and it's time for the FCC to come clean. Regrettably, this agency will not do this on its own. So it falls to those who seek to investigate from outside its walls."
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'We Are All Here Together': Demanding Charter Network Use Vast Resources for Better Pay, First of Its Kind Teacher Strike in Chicago
Despite increased revenue and cash on hand this year for the 15-school charter network, management has refused to give raises to overworked staffers
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