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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Abuse Survivors Face Time Limit to Come Forward as Boy Scouts of America Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
"When you fight transparency, protect reputations that don't deserve protection, and create practices that protect abusers, you put your entire organization at risk."
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Trudeau Calls for 'Dialogue' as Indigenous Rights Protesters Declare, 'When Justice Fails, Block the Rails'
Demonstrations in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en land defenders fighting against a proposed fracked gas pipeline have been held across Canada.
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President Donald Trump listens to Attorney General William Barr during the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the west front of the Capitol May 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. After Granting Blagojevich and Others Clemency, Trump Calls Himself the 'Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the Country'
"NARRATOR: He is not the chief law enforcement officer in the country."
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Barbary macaque 'The World Must Act Boldly': 23 Former Diplomats Urge Global Leaders to Adopt Paris-Style Agreement to Protect Biodiversity
"Humanity sits on the precipice of irreversible loss of biodiversity and a climate crisis that imperils the future for our grandchildren and generations to come."
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"Huge Win" for Tech Workers' Rights as Kickstarter Employees Vote to Unionize
"To all tech and creative workers looking to fight for your rights, this is only just the beginning!"
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Millionaires Stop Paying Into Social Security for the Year Tomorrow, Highlighting Need to Scrap Payroll Tax Cap
"The burden of Social Security taxes falls more heavily on those who make less."
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MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude on Tuesday accused former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt of being a hypocrite. "You Tell Me You Can't Vote for Him?": Eddie Glaude Calls Out GOP Strategist for Never Bernie Hypocrisy
"If Donald Trump is the emergency that you say he is, and the Democratic Party puts forward Bernie Sanders, and you tell me you can't vote for him, then it seems to me that Donald Trump isn't the emergency that you say he is."
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Walmart Workers Demand Fair Pay and Hours at Protest Outside Alice Walton's Penthouse as Retail Giant Cuts Jobs
"Winning good jobs at Walmart, the country's largest corporate employer, is the gateway to changing the service economy as a whole."
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The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, is donating $10 billion to fight the climate crisis. 'One Hand Cannot Give What the Other Is Taking Away': Critics Skeptical of Bezos Pledge of $10 Billion to Fight Climate Crisis
"Will Jeff Bezos show us true leadership or will he continue to be complicit in the acceleration of the climate crisis, while supposedly trying to help?"
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plastic food packaging Greenpeace Finds Labels on Plastic Products 'Mislead the Public and Harm America's Recycling Systems'
"Instead of getting serious about moving away from single-use plastic, corporations are hiding behind the pretense that their throwaway packaging is recyclable."
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Extreme Weather Could Spark Economic Recession 'Likes of Which We've Never Seen Before,' Research Warns
"Unpriced risk was the main cause of the Great Recession in 2007-2008."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks to supporters at an Immigration Town Hall in San Ysidro, California on December 20, 2019. Latinx Group Mijente's First-Ever Presidential Endorsement: Bernie Sanders
"Sen. Bernie Sanders has a long history of progressive stances and consistently remains on the side of working people."
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'Our Institutions Are Sounding Alarms': Federal Judges Call Emergency Meeting Over Trump Interference With DOJ
"This is mind-blowing. I've never heard of anything like it. We are in full on crisis mode."
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'You Are Not Going to Buy This Election,' Sanders Tells Bloomberg at Rally of 17,000 in Washington
"You're not going to win an election when you oppose raising the minimum wage. You're not going to win an election when you call for cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid."
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Monday, February 17, 2020
According to Food & Water Action's Public Water For All campaign director Mary Grant, SB 6278 in Washignton state "is breaking new ground and should be seen as a model for the country." To Safeguard 'Public Welfare and the Public Interest,' Groundbreaking Measure in Washington State Would Ban Bottled Water Production
"Bottled water companies should not be allowed to extract an essential public resource and sell it for private profit."
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Blaine Henderson, right, reaches to open a mailbox  as he and his friend Jonah Valdez, both 12, play in the floodwaters of the Pearl River in northeast Jackson, Mississippi Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. "This Thing Isn't Over Yet": Officials Warn Flooding in Mississippi and Tennessee to Continue
More rain is expected through Tuesday, leading officials to sound the alarm.
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Over 150 middle and high school students demonstrated at the U.S. Capitol building Monday to urge senators to back the Green New Deal. (Photo credit: Sunrise Movement) 'Done Playing by the Rules,' 20 Sunrise Activists Arrested at Capitol Protest Demanding Lawmakers Back Green New Deal
Over 150 middle- and high-schoolers gathered to demand senators "stand up or step aside" on the climate crisis.
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Iran Says US Must Fix Its Own 'Nontransparent' and Undemocratic Elections Before Lecturing Others
The U.S. election system "ignores the vote of the majority of people," said Abbas Mousavi, spokesperson for Iran's Foreign Ministry.
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Brad Rose looks at rows of soybean plants that show signs of having been affected by Dicamba use on Aug 9, 2017 'Victory for Farmers' as Jury Awards Grower $265 Million in Damages From Drift of Monsanto's Dicamba
"This verdict is just the tip of the iceberg."
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak at a press conference in Washington, D.C. After Trump Impeachment Acquittal, Dems to Largely End Investigations of President
"House Dems did literally the narrowest possible impeachment they could. The overwhelming majority of Trump's corruption remains uninvestigated."
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'Must-Watch TV': Comedian John Oliver Makes Case for Medicare for All, Debunks Right-Wing Talking Points
"The American healthcare system gives you so many choices as to how you want to get f***ed. Under Medicare for All, that scenario would not happen."
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is taking aim at Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race. After 'Former GOP Oligarch' Bloomberg Airs Ad Criticizing Online Vulgarity, Progressives Point to Former Mayor's Long Record of Bigotry
"Speaking for myself, I'd rather be insulted on Twitter by random, anonymous users (something that has happened often from non-Sanders-supporters) than subjected to stop-and-frisk, workplace harassment, indiscriminate Israeli bombing, mass surveillance, and other Bloomberg policies."
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UN Condemns 'Shocking' and 'Terrible' US-Backed Saudi Coalition Bombing That Killed 31 Yemeni Civilians
"Those who continue to sell arms to the warring parties must realize that by supplying weapons for this war, they contribute to making atrocities like today's all too common."
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'When the 99% Stand Together, We Can Transform Society': More Than 11,000 Rally for Sanders in Colorado
"This is a campaign by the working class, of the working class, and for the working class," Sanders told the crowd in Denver.
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Sunday, February 16, 2020
Attorney General William Barr speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a press conference  the White House on July 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C. More Than 2,000 Former US Department of Justice Officials Tell William Barr: Resign Now!
' Barr’s actions in doing the President’s personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words'
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Saturday, February 15, 2020
Members of National Nurses United (NNU), along with a broader coalition of pro-Medicare for All organizations rallied outside of the national headquarters of PhRMA in support of Medicare for All on April 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo: NNU/flickr/cc) Sanders Applauds New Medicare for All Study: Will Save Americans $450 Billion and Prevent 68,000 Unnecessary Deaths Every Year
Medicare for All will save Americans $450 billion and prevent 68,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year.
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Michael Bloomberg's millions kept Neera Tanden's group, the Center for American Progress, from publishing reports critical of Bloomberg's NYPD surveillance of Muslim communities. 'Grotesque Corruption': Emily's List, Center for American Progress Sold Out to Michael Bloomberg
It was “disconcerting” to be asked to remove the chapter “because of how it was going to be perceived by Mayor Bloomberg.”
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Friday, February 14, 2020
Jessica Cisneros, who is running in the 2020 primary to replace Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas.), racked up union endorsements on the same the Kochs backed the incumbent. DCCC-Backed Incumbent Henry Cuellar Gets Support From Koch Network As Progressive Primary Challenger Jessica Cisneros Picks Up Union Endorsements
Cuellar is hosting a fundraiser in Laredo with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on February 22.
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Donald Trump's then-environment advisor Myron Ebell arrives for a meeting at Downing Street on January 31, 2017 in London. Video Reveals Threat of "Wholesale Transfer and Privatization of America's Public Lands" on Trump's Agenda, Says Watchdog Group
The event in question, which took place June 2019 and was hosted by the Interior Department, featured a keynote address by climate-denier Myron Ebell.
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Formosa plant protesters Groups Challenge Louisiana Permits for Formosa Plastics' Giant Petrochemical Complex in Cancer Alley
"The fight against Formosa's polluting and unjust petrochemical complex is part of a growing national movement to address the triple threat of climate chaos, plastics pollution, and environmental racism."
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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Trump's 'Work-or-Die' Medicaid Requirements in Arkansas
The ruling upheld a lower court decision, with a three-judge panel unanimously arguing Medicaid work requirements negate the purpose of the program.
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ICE agents stage a raid to arrest an undocumented immigrant in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn on April 11, 2018 in New York City. 'These are the Bad Times': Trump to Deploy Heavily Armed Border Patrol Tactical Units to Help With Immigration Arrests in Sanctuary Cities
"It is unbelievable how much this action will undermine public safety. Unbelievable."
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Trump and Kudlow Trump's Plan to Unveil Next Round of 'Tax Scam' Just Before 2020 Election Slammed as 'Another Political Ploy'
"If Trump had wanted to help the middle-class, he would have done so already," said Tax March executive director Maura Quint.
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'More Political Interference at DOJ': Barr Installs Outside Prosecutor to Scrutinize Michael Flynn Case
"Barr is going to burn DOJ to the ground from the inside in his crusade to advance the president's political interests."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks to supporters at an Immigration Town Hall in San Ysidro, California on December 20, 2019. Polling Shows Sanders Extending Lead Among Hispanics Ahead of Nevada Caucuses
"Bernie Sanders is building the most diverse movement in America."
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Attorney General William Barr  speaks during a press conference on January 13, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Warren, Sanders Join Letter Urging AG Barr to Resign Immediately Over 'Corrupt' Role in Roger Stone Case
"The shocking action taken by you or your senior staff to seek special protections for Mr. Stone make a mockery of your responsibilities to seek equal justice under the law."
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Warren Slams Bloomberg for Blaming 2008 Financial Meltdown On End of Redlining Policy
"We need to confront the shameful legacy of discrimination, not lie about it like Mike Bloomberg."
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Nora, 24, from Washington, D.C., stands outside of the White House on January 8, 2020.  (Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Fueled by US Under Trump, Global Military Spending in 2019 Had Biggest Increase in a Decade
The amount the United States increased in defense spending between 2018 and 2019 was nearly the same as the United Kingdom's entire defense budget.
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common giant tree frog from Madagascar Climate Crisis Could Cause a Third of Plant and Animal Species to Disappear Within 50 Years: Study
"Successful implementation of the Paris agreement targets could help reduce extinctions considerably, possibly to 16% or less by 2070," according to lead author Cristian Román-Palacios.
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'Code for Massive Cuts': Audio Shows GOP Sen. Joni Ernst Telling Donors She Wants 'Changes' to Medicare, Medicaid
"Again, Joni Ernst has shown that she is willing to push our families into poverty with a smile. The programs she plans to cut are a lifeline for millions of Americans. She should be ashamed."
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'Straight-Up Swampy': Trump to Headline $580,600-Per-Couple Reelection Fundraiser at Home of Billionaire
"Shows everything that is wrong with our campaign finance system and with Trump, that fake 'friend of the worker.'"
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Doubling Support Since October, Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in 2020 Texas Primary Poll
Sanders surged from 12% support in October to 24% in the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune survey.
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'There Needs to Be Accountability,' Says Ocasio-Cortez as Documents Show DNC Involvement With Iowa Caucus App
"If the DNC was responsible for security and there were security failures, we need to address that."
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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Traders work after the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on August 5, 2019 in New York City. As Household Debt Hits $14 Trillion, Economists Say Fed Quantitative Easing Solution for Next Recession Insufficient
"For most people, these policies will further increase in their cost of living, while their wages remain stagnant."
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Accusing US of Crimes Against Humanity, Venezuela Calls on ICC to Investigate Sanctions
With punishing sanctions, the Trump administration has given "a death sentence to tens of thousands of Venezuelans per year," foreign minister Jorge Arreaza said.
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Adelie Penguins on Seymour Island Temperature in Antarctica Soars Past 69°F as NOAA Reports Last Month Was World's Hottest January on Record
While the reading in Antarctica still needs to be confirmed, the Brazilian scientists who logged it called the new record "incredible and abnormal."
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Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to Stop Trump From Launching 'Illegal' Attack on Iran
"The nation should not be at war without a vote of Congress," said Sen. Tim Kaine, the measure's lead sponsor.
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In Show of Solidarity, US Men's Soccer Team Slams Officials for 'Systematic' Pay Discrimination Against USWNT
"Achieving equal pay is so much bigger than our team and our playing fields—women in workforces everywhere deserve equality now."
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Officials from the 68th caucus precinct overlook the results of the first referendum count during a caucus event on February 3, 2020 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Reporting on New Nevada Caucus App, or iPad 'Tool,' Not Filling Observers With Confidence
"The 2020 election cycle could not only mark the end of the Iowa caucuses, but all caucuses nationwide."
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Two medical personnel work in the patients' ward in Jinyintan Hospital As WHO Forum Ends, Updated Figures From China Reveal New Virus Has Infected Over 60,000 Worldwide
"This outbreak is a test of solidarity—political, financial, and scientific," said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. "We need to come together to fight a common enemy that does not respect borders."
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Ocasio-Cortez Rips Bloomberg on Stop and Frisk: 'Just a Billionaire Trying to Cover Up Authoritarian and Racist Policy'
"Stop and frisk was an unconstitutional, devastating practice for the entire city."
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Because Facial Recognition Makes Students and Faculty Less Safe, 40+ Rights Groups Call on Universities to Ban Technology
"This mass surveillance experiment does not belong in our public spaces, and certainly not in our schools."
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Republican strategist Tim Miller is behind an effort to defeat the 2020 Democratic presidential bid of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). 'Never Trump' Republican Operative Known for Anti-Semitic Attacks on George Soros Now Working to Defeat Sanders in Democratic Primary
"Forty years of dancing with the devil and all of a sudden centrist GOP voters want to switch sides so they can poison the Democratic Party too? Thanks, no thanks."
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UBCIC leaders at the BC legislature Protests Continue Across Canada in Solidarity With Wet'suwet'en Land Defenders Fighting Fracked Gas Pipeline
Demonstrations over the past week have halted traffic in downtown Vancouver and shut down railways throughout the country.
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Sanders Says GOP Budget Chair Won't Hold Hearing on Trump Plan Because It Would Expose President as 'Fraud That He Is'
"I mean, my goodness, Republicans understand we all have to bow down to our supreme leader, who is the president of the United States, and not criticize him."
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Mnuchin Admits Trump's Budget Cuts Social Security Even as President Claims He Is 'Not Touching' the Program
"When Steve Mnuchin or any other politician says that a 'reduction in the rate of increase' is different than a benefit cut, they are shamelessly lying."
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Sanders Argues Medicare for All Is Vital for Union Workers: 'They're Losing Wage Increases Because Cost of Healthcare Is Soaring'
"If you talk to union negotiators, they will tell you they spend half of their time arguing against cutbacks for the healthcare that they have."
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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
'Surprised, No. Disgusted, Yes': Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Oil Spread Much Farther Than Previously Known
"Time to get off fossil fuel and on to renewables."
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President Donald Trump listens to Attorney General William Barr during the 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the west front of the Capitol May 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. AG William Barr to Testify Before House Judiciary Committee... in Six Weeks
The development comes amid increased scrutiny over the attorney general's actions, including his apparent role in reducing the recommended sentence for Trump ally Roger Stone, which prompted four career prosecutors handling the case to withdraw.
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Anti-war activist protest in front of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2020. Trump Demands Senate Reject Iran War Powers Resolution as Lawmakers Debate Measure to Assert Constitutional Power
"If the Senate passes Sen. Tim Kaine's War Powers Resolution, both chambers will have taken a stand for peace and for their constitutional authority."
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Union leader Sara Nelson took issue with comments by former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on healthcare. 'Age Old Divide and Conquer Tactics': Union Leader Sara Nelson Rips Buttigieg Comments on Healthcare
"Anytime the word 'they' is used with workers, it's a sign of union-busters at work. The only pronoun that represents unionism and builds power is we/us."
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Senate Democrats' Plan for Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Is 'Wishful Thinking' on Solving Crisis, Climate Action Groups Say
"We need binding emission reduction targets, in line with what climate justice and historical responsibility demand, far sooner than 2050."
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 On the day of the New Hampshire primary, a New Hampshire voter is offered a Bernie Sanders campaign sign after casting her vote at a polling location in Nashua, New Hampshire on Tuesday February 11, 2020. (Photo: Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Progressives to Voters Skeptical of Bernie Sanders: This 'Big Tent' Movement Is a Winning and Practical Choice
"Sanders is much more pragmatic and less ideological than his opponents would like to admit."
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Warren Says AG William Barr Must 'Resign or Face Impeachment' for Intervening in Roger Stone Case
"Congress must act immediately to rein in our lawless attorney general."
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A protester wears a dust mask while holding placard saying "Right to Clean Air is a Human Right" during a Jan. 23, 2020 rally. 'Mass Murder': New Report Says Air Pollution From Fossil Fuel Combustion Causing 4.5 Million Deaths Each Year
"Moving our energy generation sector from fossil fuels to renewables is an essential step towards preventing catastrophic climate change and protecting our health."
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) rallies with fellow Democrats before voting on H.R. 1, For the People Act, on the East Steps of the U.S. Capitol March 08, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Ilhan Omar Unveils Bold Proposal for US Foreign Policy 'Deeply Rooted in Justice'
"I believe that when the United States says it champions human rights, democracy, and peace, we should mean it!"
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Sunrise organizers in NH Iowa and New Hampshire Voters Show Medicare for All and Climate Crisis Top Issues for Democrats in 2020
"Bernie's victory in New Hampshire shows just how ready we are as a country to elect Green New Deal leaders at all levels of office," declared an organizer with the youth-led Sunrise Movement.
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Biden Attempts to Revive 'Doomed' Campaign in South Carolina After Fifth Place Finish in New Hampshire
The former vice president also came in fourth place in Iowa last week.
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Trump Quietly Slashed Pay Raise for Federal Workers a Day Before Claiming US Economy Is Best 'In History'
"This is just the latest action in Donald Trump's war on civil servants."
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MSNBC's Steve Kornacki stands in front of the network's election board. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the winner, is absent from the screen. 'Do They Never Learn?': Progressives Rip Media Attempts to Downplay Bernie Sanders Win in NH Primary
"The story of the night is that Bernie Sanders is the favorite to win the Democratic nomination... Why is this so hard for people to see?"
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Residents look on as flames burn through bush on Jan. 4, 2020 in Lake Tabourie, Australia. 'The Saddest Thing Is That This Won't Be Breaking News': Concentration of CO2 Hits Record High of 416 ppm
"Emissions from fossil fuels and deforestation need to be reduced to ZERO to stop this trend!"
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Fueled by Diverse Working Class Voters, Sanders' New Hampshire Win Celebrated as 'Major Victory for Progressive Movement'
"If you want to see how we're going to beat Trump in November, look at what just happened in New Hampshire."
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'Language of Monarchy': Trump Asserts He Has 'Absolute Right' to Tell Justice Department What to Do
"Trump spends his days threatening the Justice Department in order to keep his criminal buddies out of prison, while Bill Barr grotesquely pillages the rule of law."
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'This Is Corruption': Trump and Barr Accused of Blatant Abuse of Power as DOJ Intervenes to Reduce Roger Stone Sentence
"Presidents and attorneys general cannot put their thumbs on the scales of justice for any reason—including to aid friends associates—or we cease to be a nation of laws."
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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during his victory rally on February 11, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire. New Hampshire voters cast their ballots today in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) 'Hey Everyone, Bernie Is 2-0': Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary
After nabbing popular vote victory in Iowa, Sanders takes the Granite State. "Tonight New Hampshire sent a message that working people are ready for a political revolution in this country," Sanders declared.
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More Than 75% of Democrats Would Support a Socialist for President: Gallup
"When Americans—especially millennials—think of 'socialism,' they primarily think about Bernie Sanders, Western European democracies, income equality, and access to healthcare."
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A New Hampshire voter explains to MSNBC's Ari Melber that she voted for Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic primary in large part because of MSNBC's coverage of his candidacy. NH Voter Says Live on MSNBC That Network's Effort to Tear Down Bernie Sanders Made Her Vote for Him
"The kind of 'Stop Bernie' cynicism that I heard from a number of people... It made me angry, so I said, Bernie's got my vote."
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striking teachers in Chicago 'We're Just Getting Started,' Says Union Leader, as Worker Strike Activity Hits 35-Year High Under Trump
"Trump's economy is not a workers' economy, and workers know solidarity is the best way to fight back."
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Mega-Billionaire Bloomberg's $350 Million Ad Spending Blitz Is 'What Plutocracy Looks Like'
"Money is not speech. Bloomberg's attempt to buy the presidency is a corruption of our democracy."
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Just as Trump Slashes Global Health Funds, Experts Warn Coronavirus Could Infect 60% of World Population
"The goal is to stay at least a couple of steps ahead of the epidemic curve."
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is coming under increasing fire from the left over his record. Bloomberg Said This of Murder Suspects in 2015: 'Just Take the Description, Xerox It, and Pass It Out to All the Cops. They Are Male, Minorities, 16-25.'
In a separate resurfaced audio recording, the billionaire and former NYC mayor said of stop and frisk, "I think we disproportionately stop whites too much, and minorities too little."
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petition delivery 'This Merger Is a Monopolistic Disaster': Consumer Groups Decry Approval of T-Mobile/Sprint Deal
"Expect prices to rise and service to suffer," warned Public Citizen.
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'Outrageous and Un-American,' Sanders Says of City in Kansas Jailing People for Unpaid Medical Debt
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate denounced the fact that people in the U.S. "are being thrown in jail for being unable to pay their medical bills."
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Sanders Crushes Trump by 18 Points Among Independent Voters in New National General Election Poll
"Bernie Sanders is undeniably the strongest candidate against Donald Trump," tweeted journalist Walker Bragman.
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'Indefensible': MSNBC's Chuck Todd Under Fire for Reciting Quote Comparing Sanders Supporters to Nazis
"When Chuck Todd attacked us, including Jews like me with family erased by the Holocaust and pogroms, for being 'brownshirts,' it's bad enough. But the implication also is that Bernie Sanders, whose family was executed by Nazis, is Hitler."
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Monday, February 10, 2020
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y) and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stand together during his campaign event at the Whittemore Center Arena on February 10, 2020 in Durham, New Hampshire. The state's Democratic primary is tomorrow. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) At New Hampshire Rally, Sanders Calls on 7,500+ Supporters to 'Transform America' on Primary Day
"The one percent may be powerful, but there are a lot more people in the 99 percent."
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) speaks during a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in the Venice Beach neighborhood of Los Angeles on December 21, 2019. 'We Are at a Crossroads in Our Democracy,' Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at New Hampshire Bernie Rally
"We have to nominate somebody with a political revolution at their back."
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Former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner speaks before Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders takes the stage for a town hall discussion about health care on July 25, 2019 in Los Angeles. Watch: What Is a 'Practical' Democratic Candidate? Sanders Co-Chair Nina Turner Has Some Thoughts
"Does being 'practical' mean that we don't say to the American people that you deserve better than what you are getting?"
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a Town Hall at the Hanover Inn Dartmouth on February 09, 2020 in Hanover, New Hampshire. Bernie Sanders Takes Lead Nationally as Biden Nosedives Post-Iowa: Quinnipiac Poll
"This poll reflects a fundamentally different race than pre-Iowa, one in which Bernie Sanders is the clear front-runner."
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sea level rise scenarios Amplifying Urgent Need to Slash Emissions, New Map Series Shows How Climate Crisis Could Impact Europe
An E.U. agency's new project illustrates how heatwaves, droughts, forest fires, windstorms, heavy rain, flooding, storm surges, and sea level rise could affect certain regions and cities across the continent.
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ground beetle on a plant Save the Insects, Save Ourselves: Researchers Sound Alarm on Bugpocalypse
New papers detail severe threats facing insects, how their plight is intertwined with humanity's, and the available solutions to address the crisis.
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'Of, By, and For the 1%': Sanders Condemns Trump Budget as 'Immoral Document' Designed to Hurt Families and Children
"What kind of unbelievable moral framework allowed this White House to propose $182 billion in cuts to nutrition assistance from needy families, when nearly one in seven households with children are food insecure?"
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Giselle Hart of Rights and Democracy New Hampshire and Marcela Mulholland of the Sunrise Movement at UNH campus Monday. Pro-Sanders Canvassers Target Youth Vote With Unprecedented GOTV Ahead of New Hampshire Primary
"We've never, ever seen this kind of organization and mobilization before," said one volunteer.
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With Primary 24 Hours Away, Sanders Extends Lead Over Buttigieg in New Hampshire Poll
"The name of the game here is electorate expansion," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, "and bringing people out to vote that the normal political establishment counts on not turning out."
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Calling for Global Action, WHO Chief Says World May Only Be Seeing 'Tip of the Iceberg' With Coronavirus
The outbreak, first reported in China late last year, has killed at least 910 people and infected over 40,500 others worldwide.
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Schumer Demands Every Agency Inspector General Investigate Trump's "Shameful" and "Illegal" Retaliation Against Whistleblowers
The Senate Minority Leader warned of a "dangerous, growing pattern of retaliation against those who report wrongdoing only to find themselves targeted by the president and subject to his wrath and vindictiveness."
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Trump Budget to Propose 'Savage' Cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security While Hiking Pentagon and Wall Funds
"This budget is Trump's pledge that as long as he stays in office, slashing Social Security, Medicaid, and whatever's left of SNAP will remain a White House priority."
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Sunday, February 9, 2020
Buttigieg Confirms Status as 'Austerity Candidate' With Call for Democrats to Prioritize Reducing Deficit
"This is substantively disqualifying and politically insulting to Democrats—and any left of center person."
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Climate Justice and Indigenous Rights Advocates Rally in Solidarity With Wet'suwet'en People as RCMP Continue Raids
"Indigenous rights equals climate justice."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets supporters during a campaign event at the Keene State College on February 09, 2020 in Keene, New Hampshire. The New Hampshire primary is February 11. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) As Sanders Rallies Crowd at Keene State, Supporters Emphasize 'Once in a Lifetime Opportunity' Bernie Represents
"We want to do all we can to help Bernie get elected."
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