All News Articles for 2017-09-13

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
#ClimateSilence: Corporate Media Called Out for Whiffing on 'Most Important Story in the World'
350.org leads campaign to put pressure on ABC, NBC, and other outlets to discuss climate change in hurricane coverage
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Supporters of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hold signs during an event on health care September 13, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 'Everyone Covered, No One Goes Broke': Sanders Introduces Medicare for All Bill
Rallying behind Sanders' bill, groups say "we will never stop fighting" for Medicare for All
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Endless War Continues as Senate Kills Effort to Repeal 2001 Authorization
"No one with an ounce of intellectual honesty believes these authorizations allow current wars we fight in seven countries," Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said.
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"When an idea catches fire, when people see the justice of that idea, it moves very, very quickly," Sanders wrote. Watch Live: Sanders Introduces 2017 Medicare for All Act
"As we work to create a country where healthcare is a right to all, remember: the momentum is on our side."
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The Racial Wealth Gap Is Leading to An Almost-Nonexistent Middle Class
With people of color projected to make up the majority of Americans by 2043, a new study warns against policies that keep many black and Latino households out of the middle class
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaking Tuesday at the Carter Center in Atlanta. (Photo: Screengrab from cartercenter.org) Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against US 'Oligarchy' and Trump's Diplomatic Failures
Former president bemoans money in politics and says tensions with Pyongyang won't subside until "we're willing to talk to them and treat them with respect as human beings"
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voting sign In Districts Where Trump Dominated, These Dems Just Delivered Stunning Blow to GOP
A series of wins for Democrats in state-level legislative special elections signals a shift in conservative districts ahead of the midterms
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"Quoting Trump's tweets, or quoting the latest stupidest thing that any political candidate or anyone else says, is an effective way to exploit people's basest instincts," Twitter co-founder Evan Williams said. Social Media Helped Trump Win By 'Dumbing Down the World,' Twitter Founder Says
"There is a media ecosystem that is supported and thrives on attention, period. And that is what's making us dumber and not smarter, and Donald Trump is a symptom of that."
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Now There Are 16 Democrats Receiving Thanks and Applause for Co-Sponsoring Medicare for All
(And 31 who are not.)
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sign is posted outside a home following Hurricane Irma Pushing Tax Cuts for Wealthy Amid Disaster, Trump Rebuked for Exploiting Storm Victims
"After all," says one critic sarcastically, "nothing helps low- and middle-income people who have lost everything like a series of tax cuts mainly benefiting the rich."
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Bucking For-Profit System, Sanders Aims to 'Revolutionize' US Healthcare With Medicare for All
"Now is the time for Congress to stand with the American people and take on the special interests that dominate healthcare in the United States."
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