All News Articles for 2018-07-24

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
With No Evidence That #GOPTaxScam Has Benefited Most Americans, Republicans Unveil Plan to Double Down on Corporate Tax Cuts
"The new line from Republicans in Congress is that Americans are 'better off' because of last year's tax cut, so we have to extend it. Well, some Americans are better off—people like me who are wealthy enough to not need work—but most Americans are still struggling."
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Cynthia Nixon Watch: Cuomo Challenger Cynthia Nixon Demands Medicare for All in New York
"Healthcare should be a human right, not a privilege for those who can afford it."
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Putting Common Good Over Billionaires and War Profiteers, House Progressives Introduce "People's Budget"
The Congressional Progressive Caucus' plan "invests in our neglected infrastructure, ends the systematic inequality in our tax system by making corporations pay their fair share, and stops the rising cost of drugs."
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Wildfires are raging in countries around the world, including northern Sweden—above the Arctic Circle. (Photo: @AssaadRazzouk/Twitter) As Wildfires Rage and Heat Records Broken Worldwide, Corporate Media Urged to Cover Climate Crisis' Link to Extreme Weather
"Sure would be nice if our news networks—the only outlets that can force change in this country—would cover it with commensurate urgency. Acting as if there's nothing to be done is not excusable."
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Watch: Right-Wing Reporter Describes How 'Uncomfortable' She Felt as Ocasio-Cortez Rallied for...Free Healthcare and Education
"The idea that you might not go bankrupt if your kid got cancer...my god...it's chilling. Scary stuff."
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Pro-choice activist Showing 'Anti-Choice Agenda Is Out-of-Touch and Patently Un-American,' Public Support for Roe v. Wade Hits Record High
Across the political spectrum, the majority of people surveyed said they want the landmark ruling that ensures abortion rights upheld
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'Truly Terrible': As Many as 463 Parents Have Already Been Deported, Putting Family Reunification in Jeopardy
Immigrant rights advocates say parents were deported under false pretense that they could be reunited with children
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New Stanford research shows that higher temperatures increase suicide rates in the United States and Mexico. (Photo: iStockphoto/beer5020) New Study Reveals Climate Change Could Prompt Tens of Thousands Additional Suicides in U.S. and Mexico by 2050
"A main hypothesis is that hotter temperatures have a direct effect on human emotion and impulsivity."
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Reproductive rights advocates held a protest Amid Mounting Concerns About Kavanaugh's Threat to Reproductive Rights, Massachusetts Repeals 173-Year-Old Abortion Ban
"The changing dynamics of the Supreme Court is a real and legitimate concern," warned one Democratic state lawmaker
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As Support for Progressive Agenda Grows, Sanders Says 'Big Money Interests' and Corporate Democrats 'Should Be Scared'
"There is a reason why the corporate Democrats are getting nervous. And that's because we are making real progress in transforming the party and the nation."
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