All News Articles for 2018-11-13

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
#HQ2Scam Hashtag Lifts Off After Cities Reveal $2.1 Billion in Tax Giveaways for Amazon
City councilor among those who doesn't understand why "a company as rich as Amazon would need nearly $2 billion in public money for its expansion plans at a time when New York desperately needs money for affordable housing, transportation, infrastructure, and education."
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'Hate Is Rising in America': During Trump's First Year in Office, Largest Spike in Hate Crimes Since 9/11
"Words matter—hate speech has consequences."
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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez Spain Unveils 'Groundbreaking' Plan to Slash Emissions and Transition to 100% Renewable Energy by 2050
"It sets a long-term goal, provides incentives on scaling up zero emission technologies, and cares about a good transition for the workforce."
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As George W. Bush Gets "Liberty Medal," Afghan People Suffer 17th Year in Nation "Made a Hell" by US Invasion
"After the Taliban we were expecting something good, but instead, day by day, it is getting worse."
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Telling NRA #ThisIsOurLane, Doctors' Photos Show Blood-Soaked Reality of America's Gun Madness
"Since the first drop of blood, the first chest tube placed, and since the first mother on the floor crying, for us, it has ALWAYS been our lane."
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At Freshman Orientation, Young and Growing Progressive Caucus Makes Clear It Will 'Fight Like Hell' for Bold Democratic Agenda
"We're the folks out there trying to advocate for big change... and that's what we're going to expect out of leadership, as well."
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aoc Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, Youth Climate Activists Arrested at Pelosi's Office Demanding Democrats Embrace 'Green New Deal'
"Nancy Pelosi is bringing a squirt gun to a wildfire."
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'Victory for the Voters': As GOP Tries to Rush Process, Federal Court Orders Georgia to Review All Provisional Ballots
"The right to vote is fundamental...The Georgians who voted in this election deserve better than what the state wanted to give them."
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Warning of 'Dangerous Chilling' of Free Press, CNN Sues Trump for Stripping Acosta's Press Credentials
"The wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process."
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Absent Senate's Consent, Maryland Argues Trump Appointment of Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Unlawful
The significant authority of attorney general "calls for the highest levels of integrity and personal judgment, prerequisites safeguarded by the Constitution's command that principal officers be subject to the oversight and check provided by Senate confirmation."
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As 'Corporate Bribery' Lands Amazon HQ2 in Queens, Ocasio-Cortez Says 'Outrage' Best Describes Community Response
The idea that Amazon "will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks at a time when our subway is crumbling and our communities need more investment, not less, is extremely concerning to residents here."
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