All News Articles for 2018-10-22

Monday, October 22, 2018
#WontBeErased: Massive Rally Outside White House to Counter Trump's 'Sick, Cynical' Attempt to Deny Trans People's Existence
"This nation's darkest days have always come when our government deemed civil rights conditional."
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Demonstrators protest in favor of presidential candidate Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party on October 20, 2018 in Brasilia, Brazil. To Stop Far-Reaching Threat of Bolsonaro, 300+ Economists Sign Joint Declaration to Defend Brazil's Democracy
"We believe that democracy, search for peace, individual freedoms, plurality of opinions, tackling prejudice and inequalities (of income, race, regional and gender) are non-negotiable and essential values."
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'These Children and Their Evidence Should Be Heard': Lawyers Urge Supreme Court to Let Youth Climate Suit Go to Trial
"Even the Trump administration admits both the climate science and the irreparable harm these youth plaintiffs are facing due to climate change. These children and their evidence should be heard in a court of law."
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In 'Historic Moment' for Climate Action, Wales Pledges to Leave Its Remaining Coal in the Ground
"More countries must rapidly follow the path of Wales in leaving fossil fuels in the ground and transitioning to renewables."
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$6.5 Billion: A Low-Ball Estimate of the Walton Family's Haul After 16 Years of Bush, Obama, and Trump Tax Giveaways
As the nation's richest family pulls in more than $1 million every day in tax savings, "it should anger working and middle-class Americans of all political backgrounds that they pay taxes while the Walton family reaps the rewards."
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While Trump and Kushner Insulate Saudis, Germany Halts Arms Exports to Kingdom and Calls on EU Allies to Follow Suit
"There is an urgent need to clarify what happened—we are far from this having been cleared up and those responsible held to account."
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In Softball Interview, Kushner Says Facts First, Then We 'Determine What We Want to Believe' About Khashoggi Murder
"We're getting facts in from multiple places," Trump's son-in-law told CNN 's Van Jones. "Once those facts come in, the secretary of state will work with our national security team to help us determine what we want to believe."
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NYT Report Details 'Horrifying,' 'Appalling,' and 'Completely Legal' Pregnancy Discrimination in US
"When will employers start treating maternity care as a priority instead of a problem?"
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Two Weeks Before Midterms, Trump Attacks Democracy With 'One of the Most Naked Attempts to Promote Voter Suppression' in Modern Times
"This is nothing more than an open and brazen attempt to use the threat of criminal prosecution to intimidate minority voters, an old and familiar tactic that dates back to the Jim Crow era."
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The report—titled "Taking stock: A decade of drug policy"—evaluates the impacts of drug policies implemented across the world over the past decade, using data from the United Nations, peer-reviewed academic research, and a collection of grey literature from civil society. (Credit: Report cover / LSE) Global 'War on Drugs' Terrible at Eradicating Drugs, But Great at Upending Societies: Report
International group calls for a major rethink of global policy on narcotics and an end to the failed efforts that governments refuse to relinquish
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