All News Articles for 2018-06-04

Monday, June 4, 2018
With Recent Events Reminiscent of Nation's "Darkest Chapters," #LivingWhileBlack Victims Demand Congressional Hearings
"At the Philly Starbucks, the Yale dorm, the golf course, or the Oakland park, the police investigation should have focused on the frivolous and possibly criminal abuses of the 911 emergency system rather than on the people who were doing nothing wrong when someone called about them."
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Activists rally in support of Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria, on the steps of City Hall, April 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) San Juan Mayor Says Trump's "Total Neglect' of Puerto Rico Must Be Called Out
"The United Nations says that when people are denied the access to basic human services—like electric power, like water, like food, like appropriate medical care—it is like a violation of human rights."
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"Let's Not Subsidize Our Own Extinction": Rallies Across Canada Denounce Trudeau's Kinder Morgan Buyout
"This could cost $15 to $20 billion all told. That is money that could solve the drinking water crisis in Canada on First Nations reserves."
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Demanding Medicare for All and the End of ICE, NY Congressional Candidate Ocasio-Cortez Wins DSA's Endorsement
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the first candidate to challenge House Democratic Caucus chair Joseph Crowley in 14 years
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David Mullins (L) and Charlie Craig wait to speak to journalists after the U.S. Supreme Court hears the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on December 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. Demands for Businesses to Be #OpenToAll After Supreme Court Sides With Baker Who Wouldn't Make Same-Sex Wedding Cake
Advocacy group warns the ruling could invite "discrimination and further efforts to justify withholding service from #LGBTQ people."
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Aid Groups Issue Grave Warnings as Trump Considers Major Escalation of US Military Role in Yemen
Aid groups warned that American support for a Saudi-led takeover of Yemen's main humanitarian port "would destroy the lifeline to millions."
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'Sure Looks Like Zuckerberg Lied' to Congress About User Privacy, As New Facebook Data-Sharing Deals Come to Light
The tech giant has allowed cell phone and device makers access to Facebook users' and their friends' data, without explicit consent
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'Very, Very Disturbing': Trump Asserts 'Absolute Right' to Pardon Himself
"You don't need to be a lawyer to understand why courts would never uphold a president's power to commit crimes and then pardon himself for them."
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Watch: Facility Staff Call Police as Senator Attempts to Examine Conditions of Immigrant Detention Center
"Children should never be ripped from their families and held in secretive detention centers."
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