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Saturday, November 16, 2019
Former President Barack Obama in the White House briefing room on Aug. 7, 2013. (Photo: DoD/flickr/cc) Left Twitter Responds With Viral #TooFarLeft Hashtag After Obama Counsels Democrats to Tamp Down Progressive Ambitions
"I launched the #TooFarLeft tag," declared Peter Daou, "because I've had it with Republicans, media elites, and corporate Dems enabling fascists while denigrating those who seek economic and social justice as 'too far left.' I'd like to ONCE hear them complain America is too far right."
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While Warning of Nazi-Like Fascism and Corporate Crimes, Pope Francis Proposes Adding 'Ecological Sin' to Church Teachings
In remarks at the Vatican, the leader of the Catholic Church condemned "the large-scale delinquency of corporations."
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Extinction Rebellion climate change activists block an entrance to general aviation terminal at the Geneva Airport, Switzerland November 16, 2019. (Photo: Reuters/Denis Balibouse) Extinction Rebellion Members Blockade Private Jet Terminal Used by Wealthy Elites in Geneva
"We want to denounce this completely absurd means of transport since a private jet emits twenty times more CO2 per passenger than a conventional airplane."
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Teresa Bo, a senior correspondent for Al-Jazeera was sprayed directly in the face—clearly "on purpose," she says—while covering anti-coup demonstrators in the city of La Paz, Bolivia on Friday, November 15, 2019. (Photo: Al-Jazeera/Screenshot) Police in Bolivia Pepper Spray Journalist 'On Purpose' During Live Coverage of Anti-Coup Protests
"I hate to be the story because we are here to report on what is happening to the people in the amazing country," said Al-Jazeera English senior correspondent Teresa Bo. "I hope it helps denounce that such practices cannot be tolerated. Not here not anywhere."
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President Donald J. Trump alongside First Lady Melania Trump and members of the U.S. military in this file image posted to a government website to commemorate Veterans Day. (Photo: WhiteHouse.gov) 'Grand American Tradition of Immunizing Its War Criminals' Continues as Trump Pardons US Soldiers
"A shameful use of presidential powers," said the ACLU. "It sends a clear message of disrespect for the law, morality, the military justice system, and those in the military who abide by the laws of war."
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Rodney Reed with his brother Rodrick, nephew Rodrick Jr., and mother Sandra Reed at the Allan B. Polunsky Unit, West Livingston, Texas in 2019. (Photo: Courtesy of the Reed Justice Initiative) Rodney Reed Lawyers 'Relieved and Thankful' After Stay of Execution Granted by Texas Court
"Reed's execution should not just be delayed, but canceled," said Bernie Sanders. "Real criminal justice reform must include joining every other major democracy in eliminating the death penalty."
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Friday, November 15, 2019
Supporters of Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales clash with riot police during a protest against the interim government in La Paz on November 15, 2019. 'This is What a Dictatorship Looks Like': Bolivian Security Forces Open Fire on Indigenous Protesters in City of Cochabamba
" State violence in Bolivia."
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Trump's EPA proposed Thursday increasing the allowable levels of atrazine in waterways. Putting 'Health of All Species' in Danger, Trump EPA Proposal Guts Restrictions on Toxic Herbicide Linked to Birth Defects
"The pro-industry zealots now running the EPA's pesticide office are making a mockery of science and eliminating key safety measures, all for company profits."
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Break Free From Plastic Movement Blasts Big Polluters on Industry-Backed 'America Recycles Day'
"Corporate polluters have been using recycling to justify ever-increasing production of single-use packaging, while taxpayers and cities are left to foot the bill."
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Irish schools students during the Global School Strike for Climate Action march from St. Stephen's Green to Leinster House, demanding an immediate action on climate change Irish Youth Activists at First-Ever Climate Assembly Implore Govt to Listen to Science
Lawmakers were told they must "work on our behalf to ensure that we—and you—have a future."
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Amnesty International Amplifies Clemency Demand for Rodney Reed as Supreme Court Considers Taking Up Case
"Killing a person creates a murderer out of the executioner, is not justice for Stacey Stites, and deprives Rodney Reed of dignity and humanity."
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A Bolivian indigenous woman, supporter of Bolivian ousted president Evo Morales, holds a Wiphala flag—representing native peoples—during a protest against the interim government in La Paz on November 15, 2019. Massive Anti-Coup Protests Explode Across Bolivia 'Against the Many Violations to Democracy'
"Do you think we are ignorant?"
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'Pure Propaganda': New York Times Condemned for Comparing Sanders Green New Deal to Trump Border Wall
"Article misses a key 'expert' perspective: The climate scientists who are saying we need to radically transform every aspect of our economy in the next decade if we want even a 50 percent chance of averting catostrophic climate crisis."
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Chileans in the country's streets marked a victory on Friday as the government agreed to hold a referendum on replacing the dictatorship-era constitution. 'A Victory for the Whole Country': Chile to Hold Referendum on Rewriting Constitution
"We are here thanks to many Chileans that have risked their lives to make Chile a fairer country."
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Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a speech on digitial infrastructure policy at an election campaign event in Lancaster, northwest England on November 15, 2019. To Ensure 'Genuine Public Service for All,' UK Labour Party Proposes Free, Nationalized Broadband
"Instead of you forking out for your monthly bill, we'll tax the giant corporations fairly—the Facebooks and the Googles—to cover the running costs."
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Must-See Labour Ad Shows When Right Wing Blames Immigrants for Everything 'You Know They've Run Out of Ideas'
"Immigrants haven't been cutting public services," wrote one Tory critic in response. "Conservatives have."
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Applauding His Record of Standing Up to 'Charter Billionaires,' United Teachers Los Angeles Endorses Bernie Sanders
"Critically, like UTLA, Sen. Sanders believes in building a national movement for real, lasting change."
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Dozens of Groups Urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to 'Facilitate a Public Takeover of PG&E'
"PG&E would be in prison, if it were a citizen, given how many people have died at its hands."
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) 'Witness Intimidation in Real-Time': Trump Tweets Attack on Yovanovitch During Public Impeachment Testimony
"It's very intimidating," former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch said of the president's tweets.
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arriving on Capitol Hill to appear before lawmakers in closed-door questioning for the House Intelligence Committee, relating to the impeachment inquiry concerning President Donald Trump, in Washington, DC on Friday October 11, 2019. On Friday, November 15, Yovanovitch will appear before the House Intelligence Committee for Public Hearings. (Photo: Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images) WATCH LIVE: Day 2 of Trump Impeachment Hearings
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch "is expected to describe the personal trauma she endured as the administration's traditional diplomatic establishment in Ukraine collided with a rogue foreign policy operation" run by the president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
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Vowing to Take on the 'Greedy, Corrupt Donor Class,' Young Turks Founder Cenk Uygur Announces Congressional Bid
"I'm going to fight to get money out of politics, and I'm going to call it like it is. You know what campaign donations are from big corporations and lobbyists? Bribes."
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'We Won't Let Him Forget': Christine Blasey Ford Senate Testimony Plays on Big Screen Outside Kavanaugh Dinner
"The Federalist Society is trying to rehabilitate a credibly accused sexual predator, and we will not allow them to forget Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh's other accusers."
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Asking Supreme Court to Shield His Tax Returns, Trump Claims He Is 'Absolutely Immune' From Criminal Investigation
"It's absolutely shocking the lengths Donald Trump will go to to shield himself from accountability."
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Thursday, November 14, 2019
To Save 'Democracy in Peril,' 150 Civil Rights Groups Release Visionary Blueprint to Restore and Protect Voting Rights
"All we need is the will, determination, and responsible leadership of elected and other public officials to come together and address this crisis."
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Striking high school students march to protest for more effective government climate change policy on January 25, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. 'Beginning of the End of Climate-Wrecking Fossil Fuel Finance': World's Largest Public Bank Ditches Oil and Coal
Environmentalist Bill McKibben called the decision a "truly amazing win."
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Confirmation of Steven Menashi to Federal Appeals Court 'Should Send Shockwaves Across America'
Approval of Trump nominee called "disturbing," "offensive," and "another dark day" for nation's judicial system.
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Fridays for Future demonstration New Global Health and Climate Crisis Report Warns of Future 'Where a Child Has to Fight Simply to Survive'
"Without immediate action from all countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions, gains in well-being and life expectancy will be compromised."
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The Venice city council chambers flooded Wednesday evening after a vote on the climate crisis. 'Mother Nature Does a Mic Drop': Venice City Council Chamber Floods Minutes After Members Vote Down Climate Crisis Amendment
"From the 'you can't make this stuff up' department."
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Senate Democrats Join GOP to Back 'Automatic Austerity' Bill That Would Gut Social Programs, Hamstring Bold Policies
"One priority of a Sanders or Warren White House absolutely must be politically crushing the deficit scolds within the Democratic Party."
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'Shame on Facebook': Ad Campaign Condemns Company's Sponsorship of Federalist Society Dinner Honoring Brett Kavanaugh
"Brett Kavanaugh is an imminent threat to reproductive rights and health care access. But that doesn't seem to bother Facebook."
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A supporter of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales waves white flags during clashes with riot police following a protest in La Paz on November 13, 2019. 'We Don't Want Any Dictators': Bolivians Flood Streets to Protest Right-Wing, Anti-Indigenous Coup
"Anti-Indigenous racism is at the heart of what's happening in Bolivia."
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Warren Suggests Corporate Media Ask Working People, Not Just the Very Rich, About Her Wealth Tax
"Okay, I get it, we have now done the billionaires. How many of the 43 million Americans who are struggling with student loan debt have you seen interviewed?"
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Activists with Fight for the Future took to Capitol Hill in the U.S. on Thursday to demonstrate to lawmakers, lobbyists, and journalists exactly why stronger restrictions are needed on facial recognition software. (Photo: Fight for the Future) 'This Should Probably Be Illegal': Rights Advocates Target Lawmakers and Lobbyists With Facial Recognition Technology in US Capitol
"It's terrifyingly easy for anyone—a government agent, a corporation, or just a creepy stalker—to conduct biometric monitoring and violate basic rights at a massive scale. We did this to make a point."
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Clostridioides difficile As Superbugs Infect Millions and Kill Tens of Thousands Each Year, CDC Chief Warns Post-Antibiotic Era 'Already Here'
"On average, someone in the United States gets an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds and every 15 minutes someone dies."
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Trump's Fight to Keep His Tax Returns Secret Has Nowhere Left to Go But the US Supreme Court
"We are so close," said Trump critics after an appeals court decision.
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'OK, Billionaire': Warren Campaign Shrugs Off Mega-Rich Investor Who Called 2020 Candidate 'Disgraceful'
"Some billionaires don't like my Two-Cent Wealth Tax? I'm shocked."
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To Solve Multiple Crises at Once, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Unveil 'Green New Deal for Public Housing'
"This bill shows that we can address our climate and affordable housing crises by making public housing a model of efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency."
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Analysis of Primetime MSNBC Programs Finds Sanders Received 'Least' and 'Most Negative' Coverage of Top 2020 Democrats
"MSNBC has close ties to a Democratic establishment that finds the politics of Biden (and even Warren) more palatable than Sanders' 'political revolution.'"
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'They Choked Me. They Threw Me Down.': CodePink's Medea Benjamin Assaulted by Right-Wing Venezuelan Opposition and Threatened With Arrest
"This intimidation shows how the U.S. security forces work hand-in-glove with the right-wing forces in Latin America who are trying to stop progressive movements that empower the poor."
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
'Unprecedented Drop' in Approved Asylum Cases Result of 'Secret' Trump Policies, Rights Group Says
At one detention center, only 10 percent of asylum-seekers have been allowed to bring their case before an immigration judge since July—down from 97 percent.
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An activist with a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump marches with a model of a nuclear rocket during a demonstration against nuclear weapons on November 18, 2017 in Berlin 'Schools of Mass Destruction': Report Details 49 US Universities Abetting Nuclear Weapons Complex
"Why would an institution of higher learning support weapons that cause terrible humanitarian consequences?"
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A SpaceXFalcon 9 launches from from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in February 2018. New Analysis Shows Billionaires' Dream of Space Tourism Would Be Disaster for Emissions, Climate Crisis
One SpaceX rocket flight is equal to 395 one-way transatlantic flights.
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A U.S. Army soldier fires an M4 carbine rifle The So-Called War on Terror Has Killed Over 801,000 People and Cost $6.4 Trillion: New Analysis
"The numbers continue to accelerate, not only because many wars continue to be waged, but also because wars don't end when soldiers come home."
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'Absolutely Devastating' Testimony by Bill Taylor Recounts Direct Role Trump Took in Pressing Ukraine for Biden Probe
"Ambassador Taylor's testimony leaves no doubt that President Trump was using official acts to pressure Ukraine for interference on our elections," said Rep. Ted Lieu.
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Declaring State of Emergency, Venice Mayor Blames Climate Crisis for Historic Flooding
"This is not just 'bad weather,' this is a climate emergency."
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White House senior adviser Stephen Miller walks behind President Donald Trump as he talks to reporters before they depart the White House June 8, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Ocasio-Cortez and Omar Call on Stephen Miller to Resign After Top Trump Aide Exposed as 'Bonafide White Nationalist'
"This type of racism and hatred has no place in our government," said Omar. "Miller needs to step down. Now."
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Members of Rise and Resist gathered at Madison Square Park during the Veteran's Day Parade to demonstrate public outrage at Trump letting him know he is not welcome in a city he recently abandoned as a resident as well as not welcome as an alleged four-time draft dodger. Progressive Groups Release Draft Articles of Impeachment to Capture 'Smorgasbord' of Trump Abuses
"Trump's offenses related to Ukraine are not an aberration—they are the latest examples of him subverting our democracy to advance his own interests."
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bee on flower Conservationist Warns 'Unnoticed Apocalypse' of Insects 'Should Set Alarms Ringing'
The warning comes as a new report highlights primary reasons pollinators and other insects are dying off: habitat loss and pesticide use.
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Sanders Has Denounced Coup, But Biden, Warren, and Buttigieg So Far Silent on Overthrow of Bolivia's Morales
"Why is Bernie Sanders the only one who has spoken out? Don't the other candidates have a position about a destabilizing, right-wing takeover of a neighboring country? We need to hear from them."
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Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George P. Kent (L) and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William B. Taylor Jr. are sworn in before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. WATCH LIVE: Day 1 of Trump Impeachment Hearings
One Democratic member of the committee said the public testimony will serve to put "a human face on" on what key witnesses have already said behind closed doors.
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Justice Democrats Accuses Buttigieg of Abandoning Medicare for All After Taking 'Tons of Cash' From Corporate Interests
The progressive group said Buttigieg has "no credibility" to attack Warren and Sanders on Medicare for All given "how much money he's been taking from Big Pharma and insurance executives."
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Military Coup in Bolivia 'Has Been Consummated,' Says Evo Morales as Right-Wing Senator Declares Herself President in Defiance of Constitution
"She's declared herself president without having a quorum in the parliament," said Morales supporter Julio Chipana. "She doesn't represent us."
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Trump Push for 'Middle Class' Tax Cut Ahead of 2020 Derided as Admission That 'His First Tax Cut Was a Scam'
"This is an acknowledgement that Republicans' original tax plan was heavily skewed to the wealthy, the middle got almost nothing, and people at the bottom got literally nothing."
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Privacy Rights Group Demands Answers From Trump Administration on 'Coercive' DNA Testing at Border Crossings
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees says the use of DNA testing "to establish family relationships in the refugee context...can have serious implications for the right to privacy and family unity."
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EFF sticker 'Enormous Victory': US Judge Rules Suspicionless Searches of Travelers' Electronic Devices Unconstitutional
"The court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we don't lose our privacy rights when we travel."
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350 Action Endorses Three 'Progressive Climate Champions' in 2020 House Races Against Establishment Democrats
Jamaal Bowman, Jessica Cisneros, and Alex Morse will provide "the climate leadership required to address the crisis and take us into the climate decade," the national organization said.
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Greenpeace Report Offers Vision of 'Smart Supermarkets' and a Future Free of Single-Use Plastics
"This report should serve as a model for retailers to follow, and shows that it is possible to end our throwaway culture for the sake of our oceans, waterways, and communities."
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The mother of Palestinian Zaki Ghanama, 25, mourns over his body at the morgue of a hospital in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip on November 12, 2019 following an Israeli strike. Latest Israeli Assault on Gaza Continuation of 'Torture and Torment of Palestinians,' Says Jewish Voice for Peace
"The illegal blockade of Gaza by Israel imprisons every aspect of life for Palestinians in Gaza, and the inhumane restrictions on food, electricity, and healthcare are all forms of violence, carried out daily for the past 11 years by Israel."
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No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren A Refrain of 'Drop the Charges' Rises as Scott Warren Faces Retrial for Giving Aid to Migrants in Need
"No one should die while attempting to migrate, and no one deserves to be punished for working to prevent those deaths."
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'That's Ridiculous,' Says Billionaire After Sanders Campaign Returns Her $470 Donation
"What's ridiculous is billionaires existing," responded grassroots group People for Bernie.
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A young migrant girl sits on the floor as her father, recently released from federal detention with other Central American asylum seekers, gets a bus ticket at a bus depot on June 11, 2019, in McAllen, Texas. Causing 'Profound' Trauma, Trump Administration Detained Record-Breaking 70,000 Children in 2019
"Does the U.S. provide mental health services for separated families who ask to be deported in order to reunite?"
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Dreamers and Allies Rise Above Trump's Latest 'False, Divisive' Attack as Supreme Court Hears Pivotal DACA Case
"It is patently false that DACA recipients are 'hardened criminals.' Trump is just a frothing-at-the-mouth racist."
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In Tuesday's release of emails, the first of what will be a series about those emails, Hatewatch exposes the racist source material that has influenced Stephen Miller's visions of policy. (Photo Illustration: Southern Poverty Law Center) Top Trump Aide Stephen Miller’s Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails
"What Stephen Miller sent [in these] emails has become policy at the Trump administration," says former editor for the far-right Breitbart news outlet.
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Experts Warn This Industry-Backed Attack on Science at EPA Would Be Among 'Most Damaging' of All Trump-Era Policies
"Let's call this what it is: an excuse to abandon clean air, clean water, and chemical safety rules."
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Why Is Medicare for All Popular? Study Finds 34 Million in US Know Someone Who Died Because Healthcare Too Expensive
"Want to know what American exceptionalism really looks like? Here it is."
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Citing Deep Commitment to Medicare for All and Green New Deal, Nation's Largest Nurses Union Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
"We need a president who will unite all workers to fight for social, economic, racial and gender justice, and who will champion bold ideas on workplace democracy, Medicare for All, and climate change."
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In Statement That 'Reads Like a Chilling Warning of More Coups to Come,' Trump Celebrates Military Coup in Bolivia
"The Trump administration has cast aside the pretext of calling for new elections. Now it's praising Evo Morales' resignation at the barrel of a gun."
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Monday, November 11, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to the media after the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami. Calling for an 'End to Violence,' Bernie Sanders Becomes First 2020 Democratic Presidential Contender to Criticize Bolivian Coup
"I am very concerned about what appears to be a coup in Bolivia, where the military, after weeks of political unrest, intervened to remove President Evo Morales."
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"Let's not be timid and behave minimally at a time of maximum threats to our political order," Moyers and Winship write. 'American Democracy on Trial': Moyers and Winship Again Call on PBS to Re-Air Hearings in Primetime
"This is not a dress rehearsal our democracy faces. It's the real thing."
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Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni salt flats hold the largest reserves of lithium in the world. Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm's Lithium Deal
"Bolivia's lithium belongs to the Bolivian people. Not to multinational corporate cabals."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) Ocasio-Cortez Joins Chorus of Critics Condemning Coup in Bolivia That Forced Out Socialist President
"What's happening right now in Bolivia isn't democracy," she said.
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Google obtained the health data of millions of Americans, a new report claims. 'When Will Someone Go to Jail?': New Report Shows Google Secretly Storing Health Data of Millions of Americans
According to The Wall Street Journal , neither patients nor doctors have been notified of the data collection and storage.
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Evo Morales was Bolivia’s first indigenous leader, was credited with lifting nearly a fifth of Bolivia’s population out of poverty since he took office in 2006. (Photo: UNIS Vienna/flickr/cc) "This Is a Military Coup": Bolivian President Evo Morales Resigns After Army Calls for His Ouster
"Bolivia is in a state of political crisis."
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WATCH: Progressive Group's New TV Ad Targeting Joe Biden Shows Young Voters Trashing His 'No Empathy' Comment
"Does he know what it's like to carry $40,000 in college debt and have a minimum wage job?"
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magazine rack 'Strong Majority' of Hearst Magazines Staffers Vote to Form One of the Media Industry's Biggest Unions
"This is how people who craft content ensure that their voices are heard and their workplace needs are met."
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Uber CEO Under Fire for Downplaying Saudi Kingdom's Murder of Khashoggi as a 'Mistake'
"Not only is he running cover for the Saudi government by saying the pre-planned murder of a Washington Post writer was a 'mistake,' he compares the murder of a human being to Uber making a tech glitch."
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Then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes an appearance prior to the start of play during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course on March 6, 2016 in Doral, Florida. GOP Groups Spent Over $8 Million at Trump Businesses Since 2016: Report
The spending at the hotels since Trump took office is completely out of step with such spending before his administration.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Peter King, (R-N.Y.) talk during the press conference calling on passage of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act outside the Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. Progressives Excoriate Schumer for Mourning as 'Card-Carrying Islamophobe' GOP Rep. Peter King Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election
"This Schumer tweet is yet another reminder that the top Dem in the Senate doesn't give a damn about Islamophobia and is unfit to hold the title of Minority Leader."
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A fire rages in Bobin, Australia Demands for Bold Climate Action Mount as 'All But Rainless' Australia Faces 'Catastrophic' Fire Danger
The extreme weather comes as a new report on G20 nations reveals that "Australia is behind [on] climate action in nearly every dimension."
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'Highly Disturbing' Pentagon Document Shows US Military Surveilling Groups Protesting Family Separation
"Cataloging individuals protesting government policy creates serious risk of abuse, and even without misconduct, monitoring protesters is likely to chill the exercise of First Amendment rights."
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Global Condemnation of 'Appalling' Coup in Bolivia as Military Forces Socialist President Evo Morales to Resign
"The coup mongers are destroying the rule of law," Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, tweeted late Sunday.
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Sunday, November 10, 2019
Progressives Declare Victories in San Francisco District Attorney and Seattle City Council Races
"Americans are more humane and compassionate than institutions created and controlled by the powerful few."
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'Close But No Cigar': PBS Plan to Run Impeachment Hearings Online Not Enough to Show Whole Story of Trump's Misdeeds, Says Moyers
"This is a moment in American history where the arc of justice will either be bent forward or it'll be bent backward. So everyone who wants to see it should have the chance to see the whole story."
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'Simply Barbaric': Trump Administration Proposes Charging Asylum Fee for Refugees Fleeing Violence and Poverty
"It's an unprecedented weaponization of government fees."
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Saturday, November 9, 2019
'This Must Be Stopped': Millions Call on Texas Governor to Halt Execution of Rodney Reed
"We have got to join the rest of the developed world and abolish the death penalty... A civilized society should not be involved in the murder of other Americans."
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WATCH: Sanders Joined by Naomi Klein and Sunrise Movement at Climate Crisis Summit in Iowa
"The world is on fire and our most credible hope of beating the arsonists is Bernie Sanders."
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Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders Draw Largest Iowa Crowd of Democratic Primary So Far with Call for 'Solidarity' Over Unity
"We need to stitch this movement together, bit by bit, stitch by stitch... That's how we're going to win it all."
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Friday, November 8, 2019
Police patrol the Hungarian border fence with Serbia on January 18, 2019 outside Szeged, Hungary. In 2015 thousands of migrants massed on the Hungarian border 'The Business of Building Walls': New Report Shows Companies Cashing In on Europe's Expanding Anti-Migrant Barriers
"As we celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall, it is tragic that so many new walls have been built across Europe to keep out the most vulnerable people on our planet."
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Democratic Victory in Virginia Paves Way for Final Approval of Equal Rights Amendment
"When people tell you that their vote doesn't matter point them to Virginia and the possibility of finally ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment. Elections have consequences."
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A supporter of the former Brazilian president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva holds a flag during a national strike protest called by unions and students against the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's pension reform in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 14, 2019. 'An Extraordinary Day': Brazilian Leftist Leader Lula Freed From Prison
"An extraordinary day in Brazil—for the world, given Lula's stature."
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David Bernhardt 'As Corrupt as It Gets': Oil Lobbyist Turned Interior Chief Proposes Giving 'Coveted' Contract to Ex-Client
Critics called on Congress to open an investigation immediately.
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As Mulvaney Claims 'Absolute Immunity,' Witness Testimony Reveals Chief of Staff's Central Role in Trump Quid Pro Quo
"It's hard to imagine something more suspicious and damaging than the White House's own chief of staff afraid to tell the truth under oath."
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Syrian soldiers are seen deploying in an oil-rich area in the countryside of Qamishli, northeastern Hasakah province, Syria, on Nov. 5, 2019. Pentagon Claims US Authority to Shoot Any Syrian Govt Official Who Tries to Take Control of Syrian Oil
"This is not a new mission."
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Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) speaks during a live television broadcast on Capitol Hill, December 4, 2017 in Washington, DC. 'Yeah, Yeah, We Know': Top Trump Defender Jim Jordan Under Renewed Fire for Dismissing Complaints of Sexual Molestation
Jordan and another coach reportedly responded to credible claims of harassment with, "Yeah, yeah, we know."
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#HereToStay: Student Walkouts Across US to Demand Supreme Court Defend DACA
The Supreme Court is set to hear the first oral arguments in a case regarding whether President Donald Trump broke the law when he rescinded DACA protections.
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Protestors carry signs as they demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid and Medicare Study: At Least 15,600 Premature Deaths Resulted From GOP Blocking Medicaid Expansion
In states where it was expanded, meanwhile, the lives of at least 19,200 adults aged 55 to 64 were saved over four years.
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UN Votes 187-3 to Condemn US Embargo Against Cuba, With Israel and Brazil Joining Trump Administration as Lone Outliers
"The blockade has caused incalculable humanitarian damages. It is a flagrant, massive, and systematic violation of human rights," said Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Cuba's foreign minister.
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Former President Richard Nixon at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House on June 23, 1972. (Photo: National Archives) As PBS Did With Nixon, Bill Moyers Calls for Primetime Airing of Trump Impeachment Hearings
"Pull out the stops once again, and for the sake of the nation, throw away the schedule," writes luminary of public broadcast journalism in full-page ad. "Who wins? Democracy—and viewers like you."
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Bernie Sanders Says Bloomberg's Moves Toward 2020 Bid Shows 'Billionaire Class Is Scared'
"They should be scared," added Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender.
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Thursday, November 7, 2019
A record number of CEOs left their positions in October, the most since the recession in 2008. 'Maybe Rich People Can See the Writing on the Wall': CEOs Stepping Down at Levels Not Seen Since 2008
"You expect a high turnover during a recession period. To see more turnover during a period where companies are doing very well is surprising."
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