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Friday, September 20, 2019
Sanders Vows, If Elected, to Pursue Criminal Charges Against Fossil Fuel CEOs for Knowingly 'Destroying the Planet'
"They knew that it was real. Their own scientists told them that it was real. What do you do to people who lied in a very bold-faced way, lied to the American people, lied to the media?"
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Thursday, September 19, 2019
'Huge Win' But 'Not Enough': Amazon Workers Claim Credit for Pushing Bezos on Climate, Vow to Intensify Campaign
"Today, we celebrate. Tomorrow, we'll be in the streets."
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A group including tricolored blackbirds, red-winged blackbirds, and starlings take flight at the City of Santa Cruz Resource Recovery Facility on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Santa Cruz, Calif. 'Bird Emergency' as Study Shows North American Bird Population Has Fallen by Nearly One-Third in Less Than 50 Years
"We have to act now to protect the places we know birds rely on."
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Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during the AFL-CIOs first-ever Presidential Summit in Philadelphia. (Photo: Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Teachers and Walmart Workers Top List as Sanders Campaign Hits 1 Million Individual Donors
With 99.95 percent of those who gave still able to do so again, 2020 candidate says record milestone—reached faster than any other campaign in history—"is astonishing."
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Eugene Scalia 'Secretary of Corporate Interests' More Like It, Say Critics of Trump's Anti-Worker Labor Nominee
"With Scalia in charge, Trump's Department of Labor would go even further down the path of siding with big corporations over workers and the American people."
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'Students Have Led and We Must Follow': Thousands of Scientists From 40 Nations Join Global Climate Strike
"Students have led and we must follow—in defense of the scientific truths our colleagues have discovered over the decades, and of the planet we love."
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A French mayor banned the pesticide glysophate from areas near homes in his village and inspired other municipalities to do the same. After Mayor of Small Village Bans Glyphosate, Dozens of Others Join Rebellion Against French Law
Tests on the people of Langouët showed levels of glyphosate—one of the most widely used herbicides and the active ingredient in RoundUp—in their urine up to 30 times the recommended limit. It was especially high in children.
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To Avoid Repeat of 2016 Disenfranchisement, Sanders Urges Gov. Cuomo to Sign Bill That Would Extend NY Voter Registration Deadline
"In 2016, countless voters across the state of New York were disenfranchised by the state's arcane and inexcusable early party affiliation deadline," said Faiz Shakir, campaign manager for Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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forest Video Featuring Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot Details Magical Solution to Climate Crisis: Nature
"We need to stop funding things that destroy nature and pay for things that help it."
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An MQ-9 Reaper drone flies a combat mission. 'Total Massacre' as U.S. Drone Strike Kills 30 Farmers in Afghanistan
Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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'Perfectly Legal' Levels of Contaminants in US Tap Water Could Result in 100,000 Cancer Cases: New Study
"The vast majority of community water systems meet legal standards. Yet the latest research shows that contaminants present in the water at those concentrations can still harm human health."
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'What Corporate Impunity Looks Like': Court Acquits Tepco Executives for Role in Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
"I had braced myself that we might not get a clean victory, but this is too awful."
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Md. activists On Climate Strike Eve, 450+ Activists and Groups Urge United Nations to Back Global Fracking Ban
"Our planet is on fire, but fracking is not an evacuation bridge nor a fire extinguisher. Fracking is an arsonist that needs to be stopped."
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Iran Doesn't Want Conflict, Says Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, But Any US-Saudi Attack Would Spark 'All-Out War'
"We don't want war. We don't want to engage in a military confrontation. But we won't blink to defend our territory."
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Condemning Pompeo Warmongering, Sanders Says 'Attack on Saudi Oil Is Not an Attack on America'
"We will not let you drag the American people into another catastrophe in the Middle East."
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Applause as Federal Court Blocks 'Unconstitutional' South Dakota Law That Would Hit Pipeline Protesters With Up to 25 Years in Prison
"The so-called 'Riot Boosting' Act was clearly intended to suppress constitutionally-protected, peaceful protests of the Keystone XL pipeline."
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Alarming Trump 'Promise' to Foreign Leader Reportedly Sparked Whistleblower Complaint Intel Chief Is Hiding From Congress
"This may take impeachment in a totally new direction," said John Dean, who served as White House counsel to President Richard Nixon
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Activist Ady Barkan asked former Vice President Joe Biden to meet with him on Wednesday. 'Look a Dying Man in the Eyes': Activist Ady Barkan Wants Joe Biden to Sit Down and Talk About Medicare for All
"Look a dying man in the eyes and tell me how we fix this country."
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'What the Hell Is Going On Here'?: Alarm Raised as Trump's Intelligence Director Refuses to Give Whistleblower Complaint to Congress
Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire informed the House Intelligence Committee chairman that he'd been directed by "a higher authority" to withhold the complaint
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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. 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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A small group of activists rally against the Republican healthcare agenda outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club, July 5, 2017 in New York City. Outrage as Tennessee Moves Forward With Trump-Favored Proposal to Slash Medicaid
The plan, if enacted, threatens to unleash a "radical change to the medical safety net for the nation's poorest citizens."
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A pedestrian walks past tents and trash Day After Trump Denigrates Homeless, Sanders Unveils $2.5 Trillion #HousingForAll Plan to Address Crisis
"My administration will be looking out for working families and tenants, not the billionaires who control Wall Street."
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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres 'This Really Is Something': UN Chief Praised for Move to Block Coal-Backing Nations From Speaking at Climate Summit
The U.N. had already announced that only leaders with a clear climate action plan would be allowed to speak, and it appears the secretary-general is following through on that directive.
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Factory farms like this one in Canada could be banned in Switzerland. Swiss Voters to Decide on Whether to Allow Factory Farming to Continue in 'Milestone' Moment
On September 16, the campaign submitted more than enough signatures for the measure to appear on the upcoming ballot.
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Progressives Say GM's Decision to Cut Off Employee Health Insurance 'Yet Another Reason Why We Need Medicare for All'
Under a single-payer system, said one Medicare for All advocate, employers would no longer have "tons of leverage because workers are desperate to keep their benefit."
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WATCH: With Gun Control Measures Held Up In Congress, 'Gut Punch' PSA Shows Children Trying to Survive School Shooting
"When kids go back to school, they have plenty to worry about. They shouldn't also have to wonder if they're going to make it home."
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Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg (L) speaks as This Is Zero Hour co-founder Jamie Margolin (C) and Alliance for Climate Education fellow Vic Barrett (R) look on during a joint hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Subcommittee, and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 18, 2019. (Photo: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images) Greta Thunberg Just Delivered Her Testimony to US Lawmakers: It Was a Landmark UN Climate Report
"I don't want you to listen to me," said the youth climate leader. "I want you to listen to the scientists."
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Disputing Trump Claims, Japan Says No Evidence Iran Was Behind Saudi Attack
"We are not aware of any information that points to Iran," said Japanese defense minister Taro Kono.
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WATCH: Coalition of 10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call On Congress to Pass Green New Deal
"With a Green New Deal, we have a historic opportunity to break corporate control of farming, invest in rural America, and stand behind the hard-working people who grow our food every day."
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Ahead of Climate Strike, Greta Thunberg Tells US Lawmakers to Their Faces: Sorry, You're Not Trying 'Hard Enough'
"Don't invite us here to just tell us how inspiring we are without actually doing anything about it because it doesn't lead to anything."
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'Abhorrent': Trump Condemned After Showing More Concern for Real Estate Than Human Beings in Remarks on Homelessness
"He's apparently more concerned with the doorways and streets than with the people who are homeless and sleeping on them."
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'Heartless and Unconscionable': Outrage as General Motors Cuts Off Healthcare for 50,000 Striking Workers
"It is cruel and outrageous that GM has cut off the healthcare benefits from their employees in a blatant attempt to force the union into submission," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A nuclear war would kill millions of people, a new report reminds the Pentagon. So-Called "Limited" Nuclear War Would Actually Be Very Bad and Kill Tens of Millions, Warns New Report
"We urgently need sensible action to reduce and eliminate nuclear risk."
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Edward Snowden Responds After Trump DOJ Sues Whistleblower Over New Memoir the US Government 'Does Not Want You to Read'
The Justice Department filed suit the day Snowden's memoir Permanent Record was published.
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'Terrifying' New Climate Models Warn of 6-7°C of Warming by 2100 If Emissions Not Slashed
"Global greenhouse gas emissions need to decline today rather than tomorrow, and global CO2 emissions should be brought to net zero."
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) speaks at a rally on October 1, 2018 in Boston. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Resolution Calling for Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry
"We must demand justice for survivors and hold Kavanaugh accountable for his actions."
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Warren Draws Record Crowd of 20,000 in New York as She Vows to Combat Corporate Power
"We can't choose a candidate we don't believe in just because we're too scared to do anything else," Warren told the crowd. "And Democrats can't win if we're scared and looking backward."
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'There Is an Awakening Going On': Greta Thunberg Honored With Amnesty's Top Award Days Before Global Climate Strikes
"What I'm telling you to do now is to act. Because no one is too small to make a difference. I'm urging all of you to take part in the global climate strikes on September 20th and September 27th."
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Applauding Progressive Challenger for Championing Green New Deal and Medicare for All, Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Marie Newman
"The momentum is growing to make the Democratic Party fight for solutions as big as the problems we face and create a party for voters, not corporate donors."
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Nadler Accuses Trump of 'Shocking and Dangerous' Abuse of Power as White House Orders Former Aides to Defy Subpoenas
"The president would have us believe that he can willfully engage in criminal activity and prevent witnesses from testifying before Congress."
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Billionaire Jeff Bezos makes between $4.5 million and $9 million an hour. Cutting Health Benefits of 1,900 Whole Food Workers Saved World's Richest Man Jeff Bezos What He Makes in Less Than Six Hours
A new analysis finds that the billionaire could provide annual coverage slashed last week with just a fraction of what he makes personally each day.
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'A Goddamn Terrifying Time to Be Alive': Naomi Klein Explains Why a Global Green New Deal Comes First and Being Hopeful Comes After
"How do we earn the hope that we could actually do this?" asks author of new book. "That's the only discussion that matters."
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Warning Against 'Another Endless War,' Ilhan Omar Says Congress Must Act to Stop Trump From Attacking Iran
"Congress has the constitutional right to declare war. The president doesn't have it. The secretary of state doesn't have it. And Saudi Arabia certainly doesn't have it."
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'Young People Are Correct to Be Outraged': Seattle City Council Urges Public Schools to Let Students Join Global Climate Strike
"Seattle Public Schools should stand with the global climate justice movement and excuse students so they can participate in the global climate strike."
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Monday, September 16, 2019
Greenpeace activists hang off of a bridge above the Houston Ship Channel last week. 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. '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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Fears of 'Collateral Damage to Democracy' as Trump Weighs Withdrawing From Global Postal Pact
Election officials fear thousands of votes could go uncounted if the president leaves the Universal Postal Union
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 (Photo: James F. X. O'Gara/Hudson Institute/Flickr/cc) Citing Previous 'Misstatements of Fact' and Corruption Allegations, House Democrats Open Ethics Probe into Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
Letter to the secretary references "troubling questions about whether you are using office to benefit yourself and your family."
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Edward Snowden Saying He Would Return to US for Fair Trial, Snowden Wants People to Know 'Why I Did What I Did'
"Was it better for the United States? Did it benefit us? Or did it cause harm? They don't want the jury to be able to consider that at all."
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New Report Details 10 'Critical Transitions' to Tackle the Climate Crisis and Feed the World
"We can either seize the opportunity to transform our food and land use systems or frankly, sleepwalk our way into an ecological and human disaster."
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Leah Shorb chants protests at Wyatt Detention Center in Central Falls, Rhode Island on Friday. 'Choose People Over Profits': Never Again Action Fights ICE Detention Center in Rhode Island
"We once again call on the members of the board of directors to fulfill their obligation to the communities they represent by either voting against this agreement or resigning from their positions immediately."
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As seen through fencing, migrants—including a young child—stand while being detained by Department of Homeland Security police after crossing to the U.S. side of the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on June 27, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. It's Not Just Trump: New Report Details How Greed of 'Border-Industrial Complex' Fuels Militarization and Abuse
" The last three decades have witnessed an unstoppable boom in U.S. border spending and many arms, security, and IT firms have made millions as a result."
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Demanding 'Fair Wages and Basic Dignity' for All Workers in Changing Economy, Climate Action Campaigners Back UAW Strike
Sunrise Movement co-founder Varshini Prakash's call to climate campaigners to support striking auto workers came after a number of labor groups backed the Global Climate Strike
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Protesters hold a sign against the Iraq War outside the White House in 2004. No War for Oil, Say Climate Advocates, as Trump Admin Pushes for Conflict With Iran
"Oil has fueled violence and the climate emergency for far too long."
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Warren Rolls Out Plan She Calls 'Most Sweeping Set of Anti-Corruption Reforms Since Watergate'
The White House hopeful says her proposed reforms would put power "back where it belongs—in the hands of the people."
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'Saudi Arabia First': Trump Accused of Letting Saudis Dictate US Foreign Policy After Oil Facility Attack
"Congress will not give you the authority to start another disastrous war in the Middle East just because the brutal Saudi dictatorship told you to," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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'House Democrats Must Not Delay': Progressives, 2020 Contenders Demand Kavanaugh Impeachment Amid New Sexual Misconduct Accusations
"Confirmation is not exoneration. Like the man who appointed him, Kavanaugh should be impeached," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Sanders Responds to Biden's Praise for Pharma Companies: 'Their Behavior Is Literally Killing People Every Day'
"America needs a president who isn't going to appease and compliment drug companies—we need a president who will take on the pharmaceutical industry, whether they like it or not."
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'When We Fight, We Win': Protesting Stagnant Wages as GM Rakes in Record Profits, 50,000 Auto Workers Go On Strike
"We are standing together in unity and solidarity for our members, their families, and the communities where we work and live."
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Sunday, September 15, 2019
A picture taken on September 15, 2019 shows an Aramco oil facility near al-Khurj area, just outside the Saudi capital Riyadh. US 'Lies' Slammed After Pompeo, Without Proof, Blames Iran for Drone Attacks
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) threatens to " break the regime’s back"
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Saturday, September 14, 2019
In urine samples, residues of various plastic ingredients were found in 97 to 100 percent of the children examined. German Study: Alarming Levels of Dangerous Plastics in Children's Bodies
Children from poorer families had more plastic residue in their bodies than those from higher-income homes.
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Cowardly Democratic Senator Coons Attacks Beto for Standing Up to NRA
O'Rourke: "But the time for letting status quo politics determine how far we can go is over. If we agree that having millions of weapons of war on the streets is a bad idea, we have to do something about it. "
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Friday, September 13, 2019
Not Just the Bees, First-of-Its-Kind Study Shows Neonics May Be Killing Birds Too
"It's clear evidence these chemicals can affect populations."
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Democratic presidential hopefuls Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Former Vice President Joe Biden speak during the third Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by ABC News in partnership with Univision at Texas Southern University in Houston on September 12, 2019. Sanders Campaign Hits Back Against 'Dishonest' Biden Attack on Medicare for All
"It's disappointing Joe Biden is echoing the deceptions and falsehoods of the healthcare industry which is spending millions to protect the $100 billion in profits they made."
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Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. At #SandtonShutdown, South African Women Disrupt Business as Usual as Fury Over Gender-Based Violence Boils Over
"My body is not your war zone," read one protest signs.
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Majority in US Back Free College Tuition and Student Debt Cancellation, New Poll Finds
The proposals of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have been dismissed as "extreme" by some of their opponents, but most Americans support such ideas.
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Whole Foods Market in Union Square in New York City.  Whole Foods owner Jeff Bezos slashed benefits for employees on Thursday. In 'Disgusting' Move, Jeff Bezos Abruptly Cuts Health Benefits for Nearly 2,000 Part-Time Whole Foods Workers
"I am in shock. I've worked here 15 years. This is why I keep the job—because of my benefits."
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'No Policy, No Facts, Just Displays of Violence': Ocasio-Cortez Says Hysterical Ad Proves GOP Has No Response to Progressive Vision
"We are fighting to guarantee healthcare in America. To make education and housing dignified and accessible. To save our planet. To set living wages. To establish justice at home and peace abroad."
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Children in Indonesia From Nepal to New Zealand to Nigeria, Fridays for Future Youth Activists Take to Streets Worldwide One Week Before #ClimateStrike
"We are calling on everyone to join us," said strike organizer Jerome Foster II. "We need a truly diverse and multi-generational movement, made of people from all ages and backgrounds, not just the youth."
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  Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 'We Will Not Give Up,' Say Indigenous Groups, as Trump Admin Gets Closer to Fossil Fuel Pillage of Arctic Refuge
Final Environmental Impact Statement for drilling in coastal plain of refuge came on heels of House vote to block drilling in Alaska area
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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. 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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In 'Massive Victory' in Fight Against Trump's 'Unconstitutional Conduct,' Federal Appeals Court Reopens Emoluments Case
"We never wanted to be in a position where it would be necessary to go to court to compel the president of the United States to follow the Constitution. However, President Trump left us no choice."
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Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg speaks at a climate protest outside the White House in Washington, DC on September 13, 2019. - Thunberg, 16, has spurred teenagers and students around the world to strike from school every Friday under the rallying cry "Fridays for future" to call on adults to act now to save the planet. (Photo: Alastair Pike/AFP/Getty Images) Highlighting Number of Years Left to Save Earth, Greta Thunberg Joins 11-Minute Die-In Outside White House
"We're seeing entire communities being decimated by the climate crisis. That's why we strike here today, that's why we strike here every Friday."
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Members of the IBAMA forest fire brigade, called Prevfogo, fight burning in the Amazon As Amazon Rainforest Burns, Brazil's Environment Minister to Meet US Group That Denies Climate Crisis at EPA Headquarters
A Greenpeace Brazil campaingner says the Bolsonaro government "makes efforts to deny the problems, not to face them."
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Challenging Biden on Iraq War Vote, Sanders Denounces Bloated Trump Pentagon Budget During Democratic Debate
"I don't think we have to spend $750 billion a year on the military when we don't even know who our enemy is."
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'ABC and the DNC Should Be Ashamed,' Say Progressives, After Just One Question on Climate Crisis During Democratic Debate
"I don't know how Tom Perez and DNC leaders can look themselves in the mirror after tonight."
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Sanders First 2020 Democrat to Pledge, If Elected, All Top Appointees Will Back Fracking Ban and Bold Climate Action
"If presidential hopefuls are truly serious about tackling fossil fuels head-on, a commitment on appointments must reflect this."
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Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is facing criticism over a column he wrote Wednesday claiming Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a hypocrite for her position on fundraising. 'Total Dirtbag Move': Biden Surrogate Ed Rendell Pens 11th Hour Attack on Warren Before Debate
"The problem with Rendell's long track record is that it's just too easy to dive in and unearth examples of his own hypocrisy."
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Youth climate activists '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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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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Industry Coalition Launches Seven-Figure Ad Blitz to Flood Democratic Debate With Attacks on Medicare for All
David Sirota, speechwriter for Sen. Bernie Sanders's campaign, said the ad blitz is an attempt by healthcare industry lobbyists "to buy tonight's Democratic debate—as part of their campaign to buy the 2020 election."
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Water and field Trump Rollback of Key EPA Water Protection Rule Denounced as 'Callous' and 'Immoral' Giveaway to Big Polluters
"This is shameful and dangerous."
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'A Solution for All Generations': With Plan for Social Security Expansion, Warren Demands Rich Pay Fair Share to Lift 5 Million Out of Poverty
"No one who spends 30 years working and contributing to Social Security should retire in poverty."
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends a conference in Russia in 2017. Gates Foundation Award for Indian PM and 'Despot-in-the-Making' Narendra Modi Draws Anger From Rights Advocates
"Are Trump and Bolsonaro next?"
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Shinjiro Koizumi Japan's New Environmental Minister Calls for Closing Down All Nuclear Reactors to Prevent Another Disaster Like Fukushima
"We will be doomed if we allow another nuclear accident to occur."
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'Decades of Progress Are at Stake' as Trump Reaches 150 Lifetime Judicial Appointments and Right-Wing Court Takeover Accelerates
"Every network should be covering this. Trump's dangerous takeover of our courts will last a generation."
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Twenty-two Greenpeace USA climbers form a blockade on the Fred Hartman Bridge in Baytown, Texas shutting down the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States ahead of the third Democratic primary debate in nearby Houston. The climbers are preventing the transport of all oil and gas through the Houston Ship Channel, home to the largest petrochemical complex in the United States. According to the group, the nearly two dozen climbers "intend to remain secured in place for 24 hours, preventing the tra Demanding 2020 Democrats Pick a Side on Climate Emergency, Greenpeace Climbers Shut Down Busiest Fossil Fuel Transportation Hub in US
"Will you champion a Green New Deal and ensure a just transition away from fossil fuels?" asked the activists of the Democratic contenders. "Or will you side with the corrupt billionaires trying to wreck the planet for their profit? Millions of Americans are waiting on your answer."
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Warnings That 'Lives Will Be Lost' After Right-Wing Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Ban to Take Effect
"The Supreme Court is giving a green light to this administration to continue its inhumane treatment of vulnerable people."
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'Morally Bankrupt and a Black Mark on America': Trump Condemned for Refusing to Grant Protected Status to Bahamian Hurricane Victims
"Let's be clear: This decision is racist and cruel. We should grant Temporary Protected Status to Bahamians fleeing Hurricane Dorian," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate
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'We Must Be Bolder Than Ever': Labor Federation Representing 30 Million Workers Calls on All Unions to Join Global Climate Strike
"We cannot let the vital idealism of this new generation be poisoned by cynicism and doubt. This is our last chance. They are our last chance. We must stand with them."
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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
ICE agents stage a raid to arrest an undocumented immigrant in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn on April 11, 2018 in New York City. 'The Moron Fascists': ICE Fails to Properly Redact Document Proposing 'Hyper-Realistic' Urban Warfare Training Facility
"Sure feels like ICE is positioning itself to become an all encompassing, no accountability, paramilitary force."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), at the end of her patience, demands to know why ICE official Daniel Renaud refuses to answer her questions during a hearing on Wednesday, September 11. ( As AOC and Ayanna Pressley Demand Answers on Trump Policy That Would Deport Sick Kids, ICE Officials at Hearing Refuse to Talk
"This is a threat to the rule of law."
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Immigrant Rights and Green Groups Join Forces in Rally at CBP, Demanding Trump Welcome Bahamians and All Climate Refugees
"In the climate crisis, we must not deny entry to survivors of disasters."
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The 9/11 attacks, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday, "began an era of endless war for our country and we must change course." On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Bernie Sanders Calls for End to Endless War
"U.S. power should be measured not by our ability to blow things up, but to bring people together around our common humanity."
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New Report on Trans Mountain Pipeline Highlights 'Dangerous' Construction Hot Spots
"Canadians taxpayers—who are the ones paying for this multi-billion dollar pipeline—have a right to know the impacts that construction will have on communities and the environment."
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Steadily Gaining Ground in Polls, Elizabeth Warren Embraces Wall Street Fear of Her Campaign
"The Warren campaign should play this clip everywhere," one supporter said of two CNBC anchors saying executives feel the progressive candidate "has got to be stopped"
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A laborer working on a new detention center being built for people who are not included in a "citizens register" in Kadamtola Gopalpur village, in Goalpara district, some 170km from Guwahati, the capital city of India's northeastern state of Assam. 'Red Flag for Whole World': Undocumented Workers in India Fear They May Soon Be Prisoners in Detention Camps They Are Building
"This is the world that the global war on terror made."
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A picture taken on July 4, 2019 shows a blood-stained stretcher following a reported airstrike on a hospital in the village of Kafr Nabl, in the southern Idlib province. US Forces May Have Committed War Crimes in Syria: UN Report
The conflict, now in its ninth year, "continues to torment civilians who bear the brunt of hostilities"
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African Migrants gather at a the Illegal Immigration Authority in Tripoli Leaked Email Suggests Trump Admin Pressuring UN Agency to Self-Censor on 'Political Sensitivities' Like Climate Crisis or Risk Defunding
Critics called the administration's reported threat to cut funding "deeply worrying" and "blackmail."
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Rideshare drivers hold signs during a protest outside of Uber headquarters on August 27, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers staged a protest outside of Uber headquarters in support of California assembly bill 5 and to organize a union for rideshare drivers. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) 'Historic Win' for Gig Economy Workers in California Exposes Telling Rift Among 2020 Democrats
While Sanders, Warren, Harris, and Buttigeig have come out in favor of state's bill that would offer far-reaching labor protections, Biden has remained quietly on the sidelines.
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