All News Articles for 2018-07-20

Friday, July 20, 2018
'There Is Hope for the Progressive Movement': With Bold Message of Economic Justice, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Rallies Draw Thousands in Kansas
"Whether you live in Vermont or the Bronx or Kansas, you are outraged by a situation in which three people in this country own more wealth than the bottom half of America."
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Embracing Medicare for All and Refusing Corporate Cash, Abdul El-Sayed Touted as 'True Progressive' in Michigan Governor's Race
"We have to stand up for a Michigan that embraces our future. That means we have to stand up for a Michigan that's for the people, by the people."
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"ICE Is" Looking for Very Low-Level Recruits in Amazing New Spoof Video by Michelle Wolf
"I joined to capture those MS-13 animals who are infesting America. I haven't seen any yet, but I've heard about 'em."
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After Warning of 'Large and Painful Military Operation,' Israel Begins Massive Bombing of Gaza
"Israeli snipers shoot and kill scores of unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza, including kids, then calls it self-defense. When a Palestinian sniper fires at one Israeli soldier, Israel bombs Gaza with F-16s and preps for all out war."
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Ellicott City, Maryland On 'Front Lines of Climate Change,' Baltimore Lawsuit Aims to Hold 26 Fossil Fuel Companies Accountable
"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."
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While Child Detention Crisis Has Faded From Headlines, Horror and Cruelty of Family Separation Remains
With less than week until deadline to reunite all families, reports of abusive treatment and Trump administration incompetence continue to emerge
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'Yikes': NYT Reports Personal Attorney Michael Cohen Secretly Taped Talk With Trump About Playboy Model Payoff
Revelations, according to NYT, "highlights the potential legal and political danger that Mr. Cohen represents to Mr. Trump"
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With Much Focus on Russian 'Troll Farms,' Oxford Study Shows Social Media Misinformation Campaigns Are 'Big Business' Worldwide
"In emerging and Western democracies, data analytics and political bots are being used to poison the information environment, promote skepticism and distrust, polarize voting constituencies, and undermine the integrity of democratic processes."
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protest 'The Young People Will Win': New Analysis Shows Youth Voter Registration Surged After Parkland Shooting
"It remains to be seen how many of these younger registrants will cast a ballot in November, but they are poised to have a louder voice than ever in these critical midterm elections."
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As Trump Guts EPA From Within, Watchdog Reports Blasts Agency for Failures Related to Flint Water Crisis
"Clean water is a basic human right, and all levels of government failed the Flint community."
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While Richest Enjoy 'Yachts That Have Tiny Yachts Inside,' Estimated 400,000 People in US Suffering Under 'Modern Slavery'
"This is a truly staggering statistic and demonstrates just how substantial this issue is globally."
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nyc NYC Vows to 'Keep Fighting' With Appeal After Federal Judge Dismisses Climate Suit Against Big Oil
"These cases are about who pays for seawalls in coastal communities like New York City: taxpayers or polluters?"
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Proving Kansas Is Hungry for Democratic Socialism, Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Sold-Out Rally Moved to Much Larger Venue
"What we fight for is not just popular in Vermont, Queens, and the Bronx, it's popular everywhere."
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